Stop WASTING Your Money on Heating…

Posted on November 21, 2022
I’m sure everyone wants to save money on their power bill, especially with inflation continuing to make each dollar stretch less and less. When it comes to your heating bill there are a few things you can do to make sure your monthly bill goes down. You can keep that extra money in your pocket ... READ MORE

How Often Should I Change Air Filters?

Posted on November 15, 2022
Changing air filters in your heating and cooling system is an easy form of preventative maintenance anyone can do. A clogged air filter can reduce performance, cause overheating, and potentially even break your system. That’s why it can be so important to regularly check and change them. However one thing often left unclear is, how ... READ MORE

How To Take Endless Hot Showers – Tankless Water Heaters

Posted on November 10, 2022
Tankless Water Heaters are a solution to the age old problem of running out of hot water. Everyone loves a hot shower, but no one loves being the person who runs out of hot water and ends up freezing. Old styles of water heaters do their job well; but like anything technology has made great ... READ MORE

3 Tips For Homebuyers

Posted on November 8, 2022
So You’re Buying a Home? First of all, congratulations! Owning a home is a huge step and a massive accomplishment. While there are tons of guides explaining every step of financing and picking the right neighborhood, we feel that doesn’t cover all the bases of the realities of home ownership. We don’t want you to ... READ MORE

Disabled American Veterans Charity

Posted on October 31, 2022
In Honor of our Veterans At Baumann & DeGroot we believe in uplifting our local community, and we strongly believe that the men and women that served in our armed forces are a cornerstone of that community. That’s why this month in honor of Veterans Day we are going to be donating $50 from every ... READ MORE

Is Your AC Unit Freezing?

Posted on August 9, 2022
If your AC unit is freezing up this summer (it’s counter-intuitive, but over-freezing is what can happen when it’s hot outside!), there are a few remedies you can try (before you call the pros). Check the Air Vents If you have been doing some furniture rearranging since last summer, double-check to make sure none of ... READ MORE

Do Ceiling Fans Cool a Room?

Posted on July 19, 2022
Ceiling Fans Cool Air? Fact or Fiction? There is a common myth that ceiling fans really can help cool your home. In West Michigan, the summers can be brutal, especially compared to the cooler temps we experience the rest of the year. Air conditioning is a great way to maximize total home comfort, but not ... READ MORE

Don’t Call That Number!

Posted on March 9, 2022
“Honey, I think the furnace isn’t working. Can you get a hold of the company listed on the furnace to get that fixed?” Does this sound familiar? This conversation gets played out in hundreds of homes in West Michigan during this time of year.  And we get it; just calling the number on that sticker ... READ MORE

What Are SEER Ratings?

Posted on May 26, 2021
It happens to the best of us: your air conditioner gives out right when you need it most. Trying to decide on what new air conditioner to purchase can seem challenging, but SEER ratings are here to help! SEER stands for Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio. It calculates the ratio of your air conditioner’s cooling output ... READ MORE

Should I get a Dehumidifier?

Posted on April 21, 2021
Warm weather has returned to Michigan and that means something else is about to return, too: humidity. No one likes feeling sticky and sweaty all the time (especially when you’re in the comfort of your home). But here at Baumann & DeGroot, we know the solution: dehumidifiers. A dehumidifier removes the moisture from the air, ... READ MORE