Cleaning Air Conditioner Coils

If your home is equipped with a central air conditioning system or heat pump, regular service by an experienced HVAC service technician is important for efficient operation of the system.  Having the system professionally serviced in the spring and fall will keep it in peak operating condition. Servicing a central air conditioning system requires special [...]

Central Air Conditioner Installation Considerations

If your home currently has a forced air heating system and you are considering upgrading your air conditioning system from window units or a swamp cooler (evaporative cooler), you will need the assistance of a local HVAC contractor like Holland Heating & Cooling with experience in residential HVAC replacement and installation.  This is a pretty [...]

Keep Your Winter Heating Costs Under Control

Keeping your home warm and your family comfortable this winter doesn’t have to cost an arm and a leg.  Whether you are installing a new, energy-efficient furnace or new heat pump or if your existing system is still going strong, here are a few ideas to cut down on your energy usage and minimize your [...]

When to replace your furnace or heating system

Every year, advances in furnace and heat pump efficiency means that homes with a recently installed heating system will use less energy than homes with older systems.  If your heating system is more than ten years old, consider talking to a reputable HVAC contractor like Holland Heating and Cooling about whether it makes sense to [...]

Winter Heating Tips

Winter weather will soon be over although it may not feel like it in the Flint area.  But until then here are a few suggestions to help keep you comfortable while riding out the winter season.   If you haven’t already had your HVAC system serviced, now would be a good time to get it [...]

Safe Portable Home Heating

Many people use to supplement their furnace or heat pump. They may want to only heat one room or perhaps their central heating system may not be up to the task. Whatever the reason, portable home heating equipment needs to be used safely and responsibly to prevent fires and carbon monoxide poisoning. If your home heating [...]

Furnace not working?

If you have a gas furnace and it worked great last year but this year you tried to turn it on and nothing happened, don’t panic!  Most furnace failures are caused by something simple and you may be able to get it going with having to call your HVAC contractor. First, make sure you switched [...]

Electric Space Heater Safety

Many people use portable electric space heaters to supplement their home heating system.  When used properly, an electric space heater can be helpful for short-term supplemental heat for a room or an area of a room.  However, if your furnace or heat pump simply cannot keep up, it may be a sign that you need [...]

Air Conditioning Repair

Who to Call for Air Conditioning Repair Flint, Michigan Air Conditioning Units are necessary for the Flint area. It's not summer yet but the hot summers of Michigan are sweltering. A reliable air conditioner is necessary to keep your family safe and comfortable. The heat outside can be deadly to small pets, children and the [...]

Make the right home improvements

Most people who remodel their home choose to focus their efforts on the kitchen and bath. That's where they're able to recoup most of their investment when the home is sold. Adding new wallpaper, paint and cabinet hardware can make a big difference in your rooms' appearance. According to Remodeling magazine*, remodeling a kitchen can [...]

HVAC Repair 2018

The main purpose of a Heating, Ventilation, and Air-Conditioning (HVAC) system are to maintain your indoor comfort, which is what the government states. Through warming, cooling, and venting your home’s air, HVAC systems keep you comfortable year round.  One large component of your home’s HVAC system is an air conditioner which makes your home livable [...]

Where’s the waste?

Dirty furnace filters require your heating system to work harder. Create reminders in your email calendar to change or clean your system’s filter regularly. Disposable filters should be changed once a month. Also, clean your clothes dryer’s filter after each load.Energy waste is easy to overlook, especially in winter when you’re just trying to stay warm. [...]

Furnace Repair 2018

Tips for Furnace Repair 2018 Furnaces keep your home warm. In Genesee County, the freezing winter months make a furnace a necessity. Keeping your home warm and toasty when you need it is probably very important to you. Furnaces are an expensive piece of equipment but like all machines, they break down. When that happens, [...]