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Top HVAC Questions You Should Ask When Buying a Home

A home’s location, lot size and design may outweigh the HVAC system’s importance when buying a house. However, it’s worth the time to learn about its heating and cooling system, since it’s the largest energy user in the home and affects your comfort and monthly budget.


Make Sure Your Home is Prepared While You’re on Spring Vacation

Make Sure Your Home is Prepared While You're on Spring Vacation

With all the planning that it takes for a spring vacation, one thing that many people forget is also one of the most important — the home they’re leaving behind. So, if you’re getting ready for a trip, don’t take off until you have these bases covered:


Find a Reputable HVAC Contractor For Your Home

Find a Reputable HVAC Contractor For Your Home

There’s no place like your own home. You expect it to be cozy and comfortable to your lifestyle. So, when it’s time to service, repair or replace an essential home system, such as your HVAC unit, you want the peace of mind and confidence that you’re hiring the right HVAC contractor. However, with so many to choose from, how do you know you’re inviting the right company to your home?


Discover Why You Should Buy an HVAC System, Not Just a Replacement Unit

Discover Why You Should Buy an HVAC System, Not Just a Replacement Unit

If you’re looking at the possibility of replacing your air conditioner in the near future, you may be considering whether you should replace only the malfunctioning unit or the entire HVAC system. There are several different factors to consider, so it’s worth looking at both sides.


Here’s Why Shutting Rooms is a Bad Idea for Energy Conservation

Here's Why Shutting Rooms is a Bad Idea for Energy Conservation

If you want to conserve energy, don’t fall prey to the urban myth about closing vents in seldom-used rooms. The truth is, shutting a room won’t help you save energy, and it can have a number of serious consequences, such as:


Benefits of Two-Stage Cooling

Benefits of Two-Stage Cooling

When you’re selecting a new cooling system for your home, you may run across a system that offers two-stage cooling. This feature is one of the best options for this climate because it will cut your energy bills, increase indoor comfort and last longer. The difference between a system that has two- or dual-stage cooling lies in its compressor, the part that alters the refrigerant pressure to make cooling possible. Instead of running on one speed only, which is high, the compressor runs at a lower speed when conditions don’t require extreme cooling. Most of the time, your home needs… Read More »


HVAC Tips for Back-to-School

HVAC Tips for Back-to-School

Whether you’re getting the kids ready for back to school or just glad they’re finally getting off your lawn, the beginning of fall signals a time of change. In the hustle and bustle, it can be easy to forget some of the maintenance jobs that can get your HVAC system ready for the new season. Here’s a checklist to get you started on your fall HVAC maintenance: Clean around your outside HVAC unit. Over the summer, grass and other plants can grow up around your unit. Grass clippings can build up around it when you mow, and falling leaves add… Read More »


Digital Features You Should Look for in an HVAC System

Digital Features You Should Look for in an HVAC System

If you’re planning to replace your home’s cooling equipment, you have an opportunity to take advantage of the latest in HVAC technological advancements and digital features. Investing in new equipment with the following features can save you money on energy over the long term and boost your home comfort too.


Tips for Attic and Basement Improvements

Tips for Attic and Basement Improvements | Team Bob's

Although we usually enjoy mild summers, the rest of the year in Grand Traverse County brings weather that takes a little preparation. With just a few improvements to your attic and basement, you can keep your home more comfortable all year.


Learn Important HVAC Cooling Season Terms

Learn Important HVAC Cooling Season Terms | Team Bob's

Being able to identify the key components of your air conditioner using the same HVAC terms professionals do can save time when scheduling service and discussing A/C performance. These definitions help you form a foundation that also helps you understand how your system works.


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