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How Long Can You Expect Your Furnace To Last?

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How Long Can You Expect Your Furnace To Last?
This might be the most common question we get here at Vredevoogd Heating & Cooling, especially when the weather begins to cool in the fall. Whether you live in Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, or Lansing, you know how cold Michigan winters are. Fortunately, today’s furnaces are designed to last, but this…

Why Your Furnace Might Smell

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Why Your Furnace Might Smell
Every fall you crank up the heater to ensure it’s ready for its winter job. The only problem is you notice an unpleasant odor each year you do so. This is normal. Dust collects in your HVAC system and it burns during the year’s first heater run. It’s not normal…

The Best Michigan Pumpkin Patches, Hayrides and Corn Mazes gourds

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The Best Michigan Pumpkin Patches, Hayrides and Corn Mazes gourds
As a mecca for scenic fall foliage, Michigan begs residents to get outside and enjoy the season. From apple picking and maze wandering to enjoying a sweet, hot beverage while sitting atop a 20-pound block of hay, the list of activities excites and inspires folks of all ages. So, grab…

Why a Zoning System May Be the Right Choice

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Why a Zoning System May Be the Right Choice
When it comes to heating and cooling your home, you know the challenges you face. As a resident of Michigan, you know better than most how difficult it can be to keep your home at a comfortable temperature when the blizzard is raging outside your window, or when the summer…

When Will Michigan’s Fall Leaves Peak In 2018?

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When Will Michigan's Fall Leaves Peak In 2018?
If you recall from middle school science class, fall leaf transformations start with a process called photosynthesis. As chlorophyll–that which allows plants to turn sunlight into energy–lessens during fall months, other compounds take center stage in plant cells, letting loose a breathtaking array of vivid color. Orange is sparked by…

How Often Should My Air Conditioner Come On

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Sporadic or irregular air conditioner starts and stops are frustrating to say the least. You may hear the system ready itself and turn on and get cool for a few minutes, only to hear it turn itself off before no real change in temperature has registered. Then, undoubtedly, it It…

What Are Some Reasons Why My Air Conditioner Leaks

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What Are Some Reasons Why My Air Conditioner Leaks
Customers frequently ask the question why is my air conditioning unit leaking because it is clear to them something is not right, but they cannot figure out exactly. Since the unit may still be functioning and producing cool air, and there appears to be no other problems, customers just seem…

Why Does My Air Conditioner Keep Blowing A Fuse

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Why Does My Air Conditioner Keep Blowing A Fuse
Does running your air conditioner create issues for other systems in your home? Do your other electronics shut off when you run your air conditioner? If so, figuring out why this happens may not be as costly as you think. Vredevoogd Heating & Cooling of Grand Rapids is familiar with…

FAQ’s About Air Filters

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As a resident of Michigan, you are all too familiar with summer heat and winter cold. The temperature swings here can get quite extreme, and it can be hard for your heating and cooling system to keep up with demand. That is why it is so important to have the…
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