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HVAC Airflow: Importance and Common Issues

There are a number of concepts that are important within your home’s HVAC system, and one of the most universal across most residents’ is airflow. Referring to the pathways air is able to take while moving in and out of …

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AC Unit Clearance: Secondary Considerations for Homeowners

In part one of this two-part blog series, we discussed some basics on clearance around your home’s outdoor air conditioning unit. Clearance for this unit is important for several reasons, including keeping your cooling bills low, and you should usually …

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AC Unit Clearance: Basics for Sterling Heights Residents

There are several factors that may impact the performance and lifespan of a given AC unit, and one of these that’s sometimes glossed over is the unit’s clearance. This refers to how much space is present surrounding the unit, allowing …

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Spring HVAC Maintenance: Ventilation, Leaks, Tests, Inspection

In part one of this two-part blog series, we looked at some of the early spring elements you should be considering when maintaining your HVAC system this season. Spring is an ideal season to inspect your system following the winter period, …

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Spring HVAC Maintenance: Cleaning, Filters, Ducts

Within the HVAC world, some of the most important times of year are the transitions between seasons. These represent great opportunities to inspect and maintain the system between its major areas of need, plus to address any minor damage that’s …

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Simple HVAC Tips to Prevent Mold In Your Farmington Hills Home

Mold is never desirable in any home, and of all the areas where it may be present, the HVAC system is one where you have some of the most control. Mold growths in or around your HVAC system can be …

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Furnace Odors: Sewage, Musty Smell, Chemical Odor

In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over some common odors you may smell from your furnace, and what they might be telling you. While certain odors in specific situations might not be much of an issue, there …

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Furnace Odors: Burning, Smoke, Plastic or Rubber

During the cold Michigan winter, the furnace is one of the single most important HVAC components in most homes. Any signs that the furnace is experiencing issues should be addressed quickly during this time of year — and one such …

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All About Bloomfield HVAC Filters: MERV and Changing Frequency

In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over some of the most common types of HVAC air filters available today, plus their general qualities. HVAC filters are a vital component of your system, helping trap contaminants and …

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All About HVAC Filters: Types Available Today

When it comes to the daily operations of your home’s HVAC system, few components are more important than your air filter. The HVAC filter serves multiple purposes, from cleaning and purifying your air of any contaminants to ensuring airflow in …

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