How to Improve the Air Quality in your Home

There are several methods to improve air quality in your home during the cold weather months: Low Humidity- This condition can cause several health issues including dry skin and respiratory issues. Dry air can also inflame mucus membrane increasing your risk of colds and flu. Installation of a whole house humidifier will keep your home …

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Go Green to Save Green!

We are always on the hunt for finding the best prices through bargaining, cashing in coupons, or tenting out in front of a store for the €œdeal of a lifetime€! Though some would argue they thrive off of the thrill of the hunt, wouldn’t it be great to just control the savings ourselves? By tweaking …

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Water Softeners – Simplified

Water is utilized to the fullest in our lives through hydration, cleanliness, transportation, and energy; however those dealing with hard water can have a more difficult time enjoying this versatile resource to the fullest! Two of the most common issues when dealing with hard water is: 1.)    Build up – Dissolved calcium and magnesium precipitate …

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Locating Difficult Drain Back Ups

Posted by admin in Plumbing on March 20, 2013

Finding the source of a blocked sewer drain can be difficult and expensive O’Mara Plumbing, Heating & Cooling has recently purchased a state of the art sewer video system that can locate the exact problem and determine the least costly repair solution. In the Ionia, Saranac, Lake Odessa, Lowell, Belding, and Greenville Michigan areas, most …

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Cooling your home and reducing heating bills with Heat Pumps

A heat pump is an efficient method of heating a home during the winter and also cooling it during the hot summer months Whether its winter or summer, a heat pump works by moving heat to keep indoor areas comfortable. During winter, heat is collected from the air outside to warm the home. Even “cold” …

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Ways to Fix Sewer Line Backups

There are many causes for sewer line backups. Some are simple to unplug (plunger) or some may require professional assistance. Listed below is a summary of potential drain backup areas in your home. Kitchen drains clog over time. They run slower and slower as greases, soaps, fats and detergents build up on the inner walls …

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How Does a Ductless Mini-Split Air Conditioning System Work?

Ductless mini-split air conditioning systems work great for homes without ductwork or specific areas requiring more cooling. Heat pump versions of this product can also heat the specific areas. This can save homeowners with boiler systems a significant amount of money because the boiler units do not have to be turned on until the outside …

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Backflow Prevention Testing in Ionia, Michigan

In water supply systems, water is normally maintained at a significant pressure to enable water to flow from the tap, shower, etc. When pressure falls or is reduced, the lower pressure in the piping system may allow contaminated water to return to the original source of the water (municipal water system). Back pressure is another …

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Furnace Not Working in Ionia Michigan

Nothing can make a family more uncomfortable than a cold house in the middle of winter. When a furnace stops working it makes everyone uncomfortable and can cause significant damage (frozen pipes) to your home. If your heating system does stop working, be sure to call an experienced company like O’Mara Plumbing, Heating & Air …

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Benefits of Air Source Heat Pumps

An air source heat pump is a heating and cooling system that uses outside air as its heat source. In the summer, it works the same as a central air system to help cool your home. The heat pump absorbs heat from outside air (down to approximately 35º Fahrenheit) and releases it inside the home …

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