Furnaces Articles

What Are Furnace Filters?

November 15, 2022
A furnace filter. What Are Furnace Filters?

Our experienced team is always on hand to answer any filter questions you may have as well as to replace or clean your air filter for you.

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7 Furnace Maintenance Tips

October 7, 2022
Image of a person working on a furnace. 7 Furnace Maintenance Tips.

It’s understandable that maintenance tasks often fall by the wayside. Many Imlay homeowners follow the mantra of “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” Everyone is busy and many seemingly more important priorities tend to creep up every month to consume time and money.

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Furnace Installation

April 20, 2022

On Sunday, March 27th, we returned home to a flooded basement and no heat. Monday morning we made a call to Kapala and my husband talked to Emily describing our crisis. With temperatures of 45 degrees inside and 20’s outside we were in dire straits. We were emptying out belongings from ice water filled storage…

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When Do I Know It’s Time to Buy a New Furnace?

January 18, 2022
New Furnace

It’s easy to moan when you decide that a major appliance or home system needs replacing. After all, these are expensive investments and probably not your favorite way to spend your hard-earned money. Unfortunately, there’s often not a clear-cut message, short of an appliance completely breaking down, that definitively indicates it’s time to buy a new model.

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Why Is My Furnace Blowing Cold Air?

December 9, 2021
Why Is My Furnace Blowing Cold Air?, Young,Woman,In,Plaid,And,Eyeglasses,Drinking,Hot,Tea,From

Did you finally turn your furnace on this winter only to have cold air blowing out of your vents? Or did your furnace stop working just when you started to need it most? There are a few reasons your furnace may be blowing cold air, and there a few things to check before you need to worry too much.

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Fall HVAC Maintenance

September 10, 2021
Fall HVAC Maintenance

As the saying goes, “Time and tide wait for no one.” Whether you’re prepared or not, the summer months and warmer weather are gone, moving aside for fall and cooler temps. That means here in Lapeer you need to think about preparing your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system for fall maintenance.

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Tips To Troubleshoot Your Thermostat

February 28, 2021
troubleshoot your thermostat

If your heating or air conditioning system suddenly stops working in your Lapeer home, it’s easy to think the worst. However, sometimes the malfunction is not really caused by your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system at all, but actually from a broken thermostat.

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How Can I Save Money on My Heating Bill This Winter?

January 15, 2021
How Can I Save Money on My Heating Bill This Winter?

Is your energy bill too high in the winter? Are you looking for ways to cut costs? There are a number of simple things you can do at home to save money. Some of them are bigger projects, but most are simple things you can do in your day-to-day life to help reduce your heat cost this winter.

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What Is Short Cycling?

December 15, 2020
What Is Short Cycling?, hand adjusting thermostat

Short cycling is a term used in the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) world to explain a situation where a furnace or air conditioner turns on and off too frequently. The “short cycle” is the period of time that your HVAC equipment is actually running, and the shorter this cycle, the harder your system needs to work.

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How to Keep My Heat During Extreme Cold Weather

February 12, 2020
Family looking out window in winter after learning how to keep their heat and stay cozy during extreme cold weather.

We receive countless calls every time the temperatures drop below normal ranges, as homeowners here in Lapeer encounter problems with their home’s heating system. With the record-low temperatures and extreme conditions most of the country is currently experiencing, our Kapala Heating & Air Conditioning professionals want to share some insights and tips with you to keep your…

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