Tag Archive | cooling

Don’t let your air make you sick.

How would you like to have the air that’s circulating throughout your home be filtered with a powerful air cleaner so you’re breathing in less pollutants?  Think about the fact that each time you take a breath you’re inhaling things that can harm your health.  Now, read the fact below and answer my question in […]

We’ve grown just a little more!

When one-man powerhouses decide to retire they leave a legacy behind.  In this case, it’s Dave Metzger, owner and one man army of Metzger Plumbing·Heating·Cooling, who ran his business out of Belleville, much like the Beloman does.  He didn’t want to leave his customers hanging with no one to turn to for their needs, so […]

Winterproofing your Air Conditioner- What you need to know

It’s officially September and you know what that means?  There’s a slight chill in the air in the mornings and pumpkin spice lattes are back at Starbucks.  We still have at least a few weeks (hopefully…you never know with Belleville weather though…) of hot days before we’ll have to think about switching from the air […]

Repair or Replace- The epic question

During extreme hot and cold temperatures the question of should I repair or replace my furnace or air conditioner always seems to come up.  Most would say “yeah, go ahead and repair it, we’ll think about replacing next season.”  Next year the same song and dance.   But, when is it the better idea to admit […]

It’s raining, it’s pouring, and we can’t do anything outside!

You rearranged your schedule to fit a technician in to look at your air conditioning unit and at the last minute it was canceled due to rain.  Frustrating, isn’t it?  Here at Bel-O, canceling on our customers frustrates us, too.  It’s nearly August and we’re in the middle of spring weather, which unfortunately includes a […]

Thermostats are all created equally, right?

Well, not quite. Thermostats are kind of like a good pair of shoes.  Everyone needs one, but not every thermostat or pair of shoes is a good fit for a person.  The home that always has somebody home will benefit from one type of thermostat as compared to the family who is only home nights […]

Beat the heat!

Summer heat is on it’s way.  In cooperation with mother nature we were able to continue completing air conditioner service calls. The heat is not unbearable just yet, but the humidity levels are surely uncomfortable. Heat poses more risks than many people may think. On average, heat related deaths account for 684 people annually according […]

AFUE? SEER? What to know when beginning to look for a new HVAC unit.

HVAC systems have come a long way from putting ice in front of a fan to cool and using the fireplace for your heat source. If you are in need for a new system or feel that yours is running a bit on the inefficient side, this article is designed to help give you some […]

Go Green by saving some green!

Air conditioning season is upon us and  we have all heard the horror stories of people being charged hundreds per month to keep cool. There are ways to reduce your utility costs while maintaining a comfortable lifestyle. Incorporate these ideas and see what you can save. We would love to hear any stories you have. –Unplug all electronics that are not […]

World Plumbing Day 2013!

Bust out the champagne and celebrate! Today (March 11) is World Plumbing Day! This day was brought about by the World Plumbing Council to bring back attention to the importance of plumbing and how it affects everyday life. Safe & accessible drinking water is still not available to nearly 1.1 billion people according to the video […]