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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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What’s That Smell Coming From My Furnace?

January 15, 2020
Girl holding her nose and wondering what that smell is that is coming from her home's furnace.

If your furnace is producing a strange smell, you should always treat it with caution. While the cause for the odor may be benign, it could just as easily be harmful to inhale. When in doubt, always open windows to ensure ventilation, and evacuate your Michigan home. For your convenience and protection, our Kapala Heating &…

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Video – Why Is My Furnace Blowing Cold Air?

December 27, 2019
Video explaining why your furnace might be blowing cold air in your home

There are a few things to check in your home in the case that your furnace is blowing cold air, such as your thermostat settings, air filter, and your home’s ductwork. If you can’t figure out the issue, give us a call at 810-664-8865 and we will inspect your furnace.

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Why Isn’t My Furnace Heating My Entire Home?

December 11, 2019
Little girl tryin to stay warm in front of furnace after learning it isn't heating her entire home.

If your furnace seems to be producing heating inconsistently around your Imlay City home to you, you’re not alone. Many homes have varied conditions from room to room causing spotty heating or cooling. On cold days, this can be a nuisance. For example, you may be confined to only a few rooms in your home.…

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

November 8, 2019
family cold inside home debating if it's time to buy a new furnace or not

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…

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What’s the Difference Between ON and AUTO on My Thermostat Settings?

October 11, 2019
woman adjusting thermostat after learning the difference between the on and auto settings

There are furnace-fan settings on your thermostat for ON and AUTO. Which option is the best choice? There are devotees of both settings, each believing their setting is the optimum one to choose. But in reality, it’s more of a pros-and-cons type of situation. It really depends on which benefits are a priority for you.…

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5 Reasons to Schedule a Fall Furnace Clean and Check

September 29, 2019
Woman and little girl cozy inside home looking out window representing reasons to schedule a fall furnace clean and check

Once the cooler weather hits here in Metamora this fall, you are going to want the inside of your home toasty and comfortable. This means turning on your furnace. Long before the first night you’ll want to use it, you should have your furnace cleaned and checked by a professional from Kapala Heating & Air Conditioning.

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