FLAME Blog

Category: air-conditioning

HVAC Technician’s Guide to Home Air Quality

No matter which part of Michigan you live in, home air quality will be an important factor for you and your family. The air you breathe inside your home can be even more polluted than outside air if you don’t …

Read More

How to Prevent Heat Related Illnesses without Air Conditioning

Did you know that in the United States, more people have died from heat related illness than from any other weather event?  When the temperatures climb, it is not a laughing matter.  Those most vulnerable to suffering from heat related …

Read More

How to Prep the Bathroom for Potty Training

Potty training is an inevitable part of parenting–one that parents often dread.  It’s true that it can be messy, frustrating, and exhausting, but, it can also be wonderful to experience your child learning a new and important skill.  Whether the …

Read More

When Will See a 90 Degree Day in Detroit?

7Are you someone more likely to describe 90 degrees Fahrenheit as: sweltering, scorching, stifling, blistering, oppressive and miserable? Or, do you find a 90 degree day to be warm, desirable, pleasant, refreshing, and enjoyable? No matter which camp you fall …

Read More

How to Prevent Mold Growth in your Air Conditioner

Mold is a problem that no one wants in their home.  These microscopic spores–even if not the infamous ‘black mold spores‘–can cause illness and trigger allergic reactions.  While you may be aware that damp areas of your home can be …

Read More

How to Fix a Noisy Air Conditioner

Birds chirping, cicadas buzzing, children giggling, even the sound of a lawn mower from down the street–all are the pleasant sounds of summer.  What’s not so pleasant?  A loud air conditioning unit interrupting your backyard barbecue. You may think that …

Read More

5 Steps to a Clean HVAC Filter (and cleaner air!)

Spring makes us think about all things fresh and clean.  Clean air included!  When preparing your home for warmer weather over the next few weeks, do not forget about your air conditioner/furnace filter.  Your air conditioner and furnace are both …

Read More

Frequently Asked HVAC Questions for New Homeowners

Congratulations, new homeowners!  You’ve purchased your first home.  Once the celebratory champagne is gone and the boxes are unpacked, you may realize that you have some (ok, a lot of) questions. Home ownership is one of the first times that …

Read More

What Metro-Detroiters Should Expect for Weather this April

How can you tell that spring is coming?  By seeing flowers blooming, hearing birds chirping, and witnessing Easter egg hunting? What about noticing open windows, more people out walking, and wind breakers replacing heavy coats? Whatever are the markers for …

Read More

7 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know about the First Day of Spring

Happy spring!  This year, the Vernal Equinox, or first day of spring occurs on March 20, 2021.  Other years it happens a day later or earlier.  In honor of the official end of winter–at least as far as the calendar …

Read More

Copyright 2021 Flame Furnace

Built and Operated by

Rebuild Group