Tag Archive | family

Faucets: New Wave in Smart Technology

Faucets: New Wave in Smart Technology

Smart thermostats, smart lighting, smart this, smart that…everything now days is being technologically advanced!  The next addition to add to the list of gadgets in your home is smart thermostats.  Technology now makes it possible to help you monitor your water consumption saving you money on your utility bills. What is it? On the market […]

What we’re thankful for

It’s nearing the end of the year already and Thanksgiving has crept up on us very quickly.  Thanksgiving is the time of year where we sit down with our friends and family and think about what we’re thankful for (along with eating a lot of delicious food). Here at Bel-O we’re thankful for our customers, […]

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 […]

Being the hometown hero is hard work!

Being a local company means your customer base is within a small radius and within that segment, people talk.  They’ll tell their neighbors and family members how wonderful or terrible a service company was and that one experience can severely impact who will call you when their toilet starts leaking or air conditioner continually freezes […]

Fan ON, Fan OFF. The tale behind the elusive switch.

How often do you use the fan on your thermostat? Most people, myself included before I started working in the HVAC industry, don’t really know why this feature is separate on your unit. We’re going to cover some basics on its purpose and how it affects your families comfort. The purpose of the fan is […]

Ice on your A/C unit?

Are you enjoying the transition into summer heat from the semi warm and wet spring? Well that depends on if your air conditioner is running or not. This week Bel-O has had an overflow of A/C calls that we are working all day to get through.  One of the more common problems that we hear […]

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 […]

Is the air your breathing dirtier than a chicken coop?

Fact: 54% of people tested positive for at least one of the 10 most common respiratory allergens. These include dust mites, perennial rye, short ragweed, German cockroach, Bermuda grass, cat dander, Russian thistle, white oak, alternaria alternate fungus, and peanuts. – National Institute of Health In today’s world of eco-friendly and organic products, we tend […]

What does it mean to be a sales & service company in 2013?

When you hear a company ending with ‘sales & service,’ what is your initial reaction. Are you turned away by thinking that calling them will lead to high pressure conversations insisting that you buy today? The expression is rather old and makes me think of the the movie Tommy Boy. A family run company that […]

Make your kitchen jaw dropping, but don’t sacrifice function.

Now that we have covered the trends for 2013 in regards to kitchen design, let’s look at the functionality features that should be incorporated. While a kitchen may seem pretty standard; stove, fridge, cabinets, and dishwasher, the placement of these items is critical to ensure that your kitchen becomes a social gathering area as well […]