West Michigan Air Duct & HVAC Blog

How-to guides & up-to-date HVAC information

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How to Change Your Furnace Filter

A comprehensive guide on how to find the right size filter and how to change it when necessary.

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How to Clean an Electronic Air Filter

A comprehensive guide on how to properly clean and maintain an electronic air filter.

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Thermostat settings: On vs. Auto

Have you ever wondered what the difference between the "On" and "Auto" settings mean on your thermostat? This blog post goes over everything you need to know.

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Air Duct Cleaning Does NOT Prevent Covid-19

As an air duct cleaning & HVAC company, we know first hand that air duct cleaning will not prevent Covid-19. Learn more about the false claims that some companies are making.

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What is a Chimney Liner?

A chimney liner is a necessary component of your home and is often required in order to pass inspections. This blog post explains what the different types of liners are and why they are needed.

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BOGO Furnace & AC (HVAC Mythbusters)

Some companies claim to give you a free air conditioner when you purchase a furnace from them. Often times you're not getting a deal at all and are still paying for the air conditioner without knowing it.

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How to Prepare Your Furnace for the Winter

It's very important to make sure your furnace is ready to keep you warm for the winter. Avoid system failures and improve efficiency by following a few simple steps.

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How to Prepare Your AC for the Summer

Neglecting your air conditioner can lead to expensive repairs and replacements. This guide will teach you what you can do to avoid problems in the future.

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Safely Using Space Heaters

Space heaters are a wonderful thing. They keep you comfortable even when your furnace can't. It's very important that you're always using them safely.

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How to Program Your Thermostat

Programming your thermostat can save you time and money all while keeping you at optimal comfort.

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Types of Heating Systems

A list of the different types of heating systems used in homes around the world and how they work.

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Why You Should Get a Tankless (On-Demand) Water Heater

If you've ever had issues with your water heater not keeping up, a tankless (on-demand) water heater might be exactly what you.

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Dryer Vent Cleaning: What You Need to Know

Dryer vent cleaning is necessary home maintenance that everybody should have done regularly.

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Why You Shouldn't Close Your Air Vents

You may think closing your vents lowers your energy bill and improves comfort in other rooms but that's not the case.

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Factors That Affect Your Energy Usage

This blog explains what factors make a difference in your energy usage and ultimately what affects your energy bill.

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