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Why Is My Furnace Not Heating My Northern Michigan Home?

Winters here in Northern Michigan can be brutal, which makes a reliable heating system critical to your comfort. If you find that yours isn’t heating your home adequately, you may be able to fix the problem yourself. Try the following furnace troubleshooting tips before calling your HVAC specialist.


5 Furnace Troubleshooting Tips to Try First

If you’re experiencing furnace problems in the midst of our Northern Michigan winter, don’t panic. Many common issues have simple solutions, and don’t require a professional repair. Before you pick up the phone and call your HVAC technician, give the following furnace troubleshooting tips a try.


5 Ways To Prevent Frozen Pipes This Winter

Catastrophic flooding due to ruptured frozen pipes is one of the most common damage claims submitted on homeowner’s insurance policies. The average claim for water damage due to a frozen pipe exceeds $10,000. A broken water supply line can leak hundreds of gallons of water into your home, enough to cause severe damage to personal possessions and the home’s structure before the flow can be stopped. Professional water damage recovery services are usually required to remediate the short-term and long-term consequences of interior flooding. Pipes generally freeze due to prolonged temperatures of 20 degrees or below – conditions common to… Read More »


Do You Know the Benefits of a Variable Speed Furnace? 3 Big Reasons to Consider One

If you’re considering a furnace upgrade, opting for a variable speed model might be a wise choice. Standard furnaces typically have a single speed, or at best, a three- or four-speed blower motor. If you decide on a standard furnace, your HVAC technician will set the blower to approximately match the airflow needs of your home when the unit is installed. In contrast, the blower motor of a variable speed furnace automatically adjusts the amount of air circulation it produces. It employs intelligent design and uses multiple speeds to provide just the right amount of warm air when you need… Read More »


Learn the Value of A/C Maintenance, and Never Forget to Schedule the Service Again

If you’ve been taking your home cooling system for granted and forgetting to schedule those routine service calls, chances are good that you’ll end up learning some hard lessons about the value of A/C maintenance. Most homeowners know that regular air conditioning service is recommended by equipment manufacturers and HVAC technicians. However, many don’t realize just how important good maintenance is or how neglecting it can affect home comfort and the family budget.


A Problem With Your Heat Pump? Easy Troubleshooting Tips

If you live in the Traverse City area, you know how important it is to keep your home’s heat pump system running properly all year long. If you find that your home isn’t heating or cooling properly, there might be a problem with your heat pump.


Fall Furnace Tuneup: Get Prepared For The Coming Heating Season Now

Many Grand Traverse County-area homeowners are starting to think about preparing their homes for winter, and a fall furnace tuneup is one of the first things on their list. If you count on your furnace to keep you warm all winter, now is the time to make sure it’s in good working order.


With Effective Zoning System Design, You’ll Net Valuable Benefits

If you’re contemplating installing a zoned HVAC system in your Grand Traverse County home, effective zoning system design will be the key to maximum savings. A properly designed zoning system keeps your home comfortable while minimizing the amount of energy needed to maintain the temperature you prefer. By considering the following factors, you can plan an effective zoning system design.


Water-Heating Costs Out Of Control? 5 Tips For Reducing Energy Consumption

Water-heating costs account for a significant percentage of the average household’s total energy consumption, and reducing them can help you save hundreds of dollars per year. In addition to upgrading to a more efficient water-heating technology, such as a tankless water heater or a solar water heater, there are also some practical steps you can take to cut down on your overall water-heating costs.


A/C Operating Tips That Balance Comfort With Energy Savings

Summertime in Michigan means your air conditioning is running. The bad news is that every degree you turn the thermostat down makes your energy bill go up. The good news is that there are ways to stay comfortable while saving money. Here are some A/C operating tips:


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