Archives for St. Clair County

How To: Solve Uneven Cooling Issues in Your Home

Is your home suffering from uneven cooling? No worries–you’re not alone! Over time, there are several factors in your home that can lead your system to unevenly cool your home.  System aging, ductwork problems as well as dirty filters are all factors that may disallow certain areas of your home from feeling comfortable. BELOMAN is here to let you know that there are a few ways you can help and take control of the situation in your home. Check Your Air Vents: if air vents in your room are blocked with furniture this can prevent air from properly circulating into
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7 Ideas for Updating Your Air Vent Covers

Are you looking for a painless and inexpensive way to quickly update the interior of your home??  One simple way to modernize a home is to update the air vents!  Your vents can easily make a living space outdated and throw off the feel of the room if they do not match the design in your home.  Most vents are metal grates which can look very drab and plain.  To give your home an extra touch of style we have put together a list of 7 ideas for updating your  air vent covers to keep your home updated! Wallpaper: if your vent cover is
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How To: Alleviate Pet Dander In Your Home

Have you caved in to allowing your children to have a pet even though you are allergic to pets? Yes, we do crazy things for our kids, but it can be especially tough if you have a pet living at home spoiling your indoor air quality!  By becoming more informed on cat and dog allergies you can identify what exactly is making you sneeze and reduce your exposure to pet allergens to improve the air quality in your home. Causes & Symptoms of Pet Allergies: Although dog and cat hair is usually the go-to blame for pet allergies, the culprit is
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How To: Test Your Home’s Water Pressure

When it comes to the water pressure in your home there is a fine line you can walk! The water pressure in your home should be hard enough to take comfortable showers and fill cooking pots in a sensible time; however, if the water pressure is too high it can cause unwanted stress on your pipes.  There are a few methods to take in order to determine your specific home’s water pressure.  As always the BELOMAN is here to help! Testing Pressure: Pressure gauge: A pressure gauge is a tool that can easily be attached to your outside house faucet to determine the pressure in
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Is A Ductless System A Good Solution For Me?

Trying to cool or warm a room that is separate from your home or with no ductwork? Consider a ductless unit! These systems are designed to help make rooms that have been recently added more comfortable and to your liking. Is a ductless system right for your home?  Let us help you! When is it time to go ductless?? *New additions: If you have a home with a new addition, sun room or garage apartment that you are wanting to control the temperature of-a ductless system is a perfect solution! *Downsizing: If you have rooms not in use and don’t
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How To: Retrieve Lost Items That Wash Down The Drain

Have you ever been in the position when your precious valuable item suddenly disappears down the drain? Have you ever taken off your new flashy ring to do the dishes, placed a set of earrings near a bathroom sink and suddenly they’re gone?! Scary yes, but gone forever….probably not!  With a little luck and guidance you can easily retrieve them with no harm done. Follow the steps below and you’ll be on your way to retrieving your lost items! Turn the faucet off immediately. This will decrease the chance of whatever it was from getting carried all the way to
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How To: Prevent Your Pipes From Freezing This Winter

The freezing point for water? 32 degrees! Water left in pipes in an ill heated area can cause your pipes to freeze.  For this very reason it’s important for you to be educated on how to prevent your pipes from freezing in the first place.  Follow the 7 recommendations below to avoid a plumbing catastrophe! Insulate all water pipes: insulating all pipes is a good idea because it helps to slow down the transfer rate of heat to cold. It’s also a good idea to locate your main water shut off just in case. Use heater tape: heater tape works
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10 Common HVAC Terms to Know

Do you want to be more knowledgeable when it comes to your HVAC system? While you may perform countless Google searches to educate yourself, we’ve provided a list here of the 10 most common HVAC terms to know! Air Handler: This part is paired with either a split system A/C or a heat pump. It is located inside the house and circulates air through the ductwork and is also the box that contains the blower. Compressor: This is the part responsible for circulating and raising the pressure of the refrigerant in your system. You can find it sitting inside of
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3 Reasons to Be Thankful for Your Heating and Air Conditioning System

We’re hoping everyone had a fantastic Thanksgiving full of quality family time, great food and ultimate relaxation! After making your list of what you’re thankful for, are you able to say your HVAC system was included on that list??  If not, it easily should’ve been!  Because of HVAC systems… You Have Clean And Fresh Air In Your Home: Having clean fresh air because of our HVAC systems is definitely something we should be thankful for. Without these systems we would have continued respiratory issues, but because of filters and systems we are able to filter out pollutants such as dust,
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Help! The Sky Is Falling!

It’s that time of year again where the beautiful colors of autumn begin to fall from the trees leaving you a crisp, colorful mess to clean up. Not only is it time to break out the ol’ rake—it’s also time to make sure your gutters aren’t becoming clogged! Clogged gutters can become excessively clogged and lead to leaks and floods in your home especially in basement areas. *What could actually go wrong?? Aside from leaves, other plastic bags that have flown through the air can also become trapped making it even more difficult for water to properly flow. If you
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