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We use our blog to inform and empower you about everything heating, cooling and plumbing. Our plumbing and HVAC tips and tricks will help you safeguard your home comfort systems from problems that can disrupt your peaceful household.

What to Expect When Having Your Ductwork Replaced

Ductwork replacement is a fairly complex process that can be somewhat costly. Nonetheless, there will eventually come a time when it becomes necessary and is no longer something you can…... Read Article

The Surprising Hair Benefits of Water Softener Systems

You might have heard that it’s preferable to shower in soft water instead of hard water, but you might not be entirely sure as to why this is. Hard water…... Read Article

When Should I Turn Off My Heat?

Good Question! YMMV (Your Milage May Vary) While the weather is often rainy and cold in April, it’s nice to know that consistently warm, sunny days are not far off.…... Read Article

Signs You Might Have a Sneaky Plumbing Leak

As a Bloomfield Hills homeowner, it’s always a dreaded moment when you are drinking your morning coffee and detect something has suddenly gone awry with your plumbing system. You may…... Read Article

10 Ways to Get Your Home Ready for Spring

You Don’t Want to Start the Warm Season Unprepared While it’s still crazy cold in our little corner of the world, we’re here to remind you that spring isn’t far…... Read Article

What Is That Smell Coming From My AC?

Air conditioning units are an essential component in any residence, offering that sense of comfort as seasons change and temperatures fluctuate. These systems are designed to keep indoor spaces as…... Read Article

Is Your Relationship With Your Heater on Shaky Ground?

Try These 4 Tips to Patch Things Up If your relationship is on the rocks, February’s focus on love can be a reminder that some things are worth saving. And…... Read Article

Top 9 Bathroom Trends in 2024

From incorporating natural elements and technology into bathrooms to utilizing color balances for maximum effect, many changes can bring out your style while increasing your home’s comfort level. Whether you’re…... Read Article

Baby, It’s Cold Outside—Protect Your Pipes!

9 Tips to Keep Your Plumbing From Freezing Brrrr! If you haven’t noticed, January is the coldest month in the Detroit area. Across the state, the average temperatures range from…... Read Article

Make Sure Your Furnace Is on the Nice List This Season!

HVAC Maintenance Is a Year-Round Gift Brrr! It’s cold out there! While you and your family enjoy a cozy holiday season, you don’t want any chilly surprises with a malfunctioning…... Read Article

Everything You Need to Know About Home Humidification

Home humidification is important to create an optimal living environment. It plays a crucial role in maintaining your health and comfort. Optimal moisture levels must be in the air to…... Read Article

A Comparison of Traditional and Tankless Water Heaters

Here in Commerce, MI, most homes rely on traditional storage tank water heaters for their hot water. They’re popular for a variety of reasons. For one thing, they’re based on…... Read Article

Don’t Let This Type of ‘Turkey’ …

Come to Roost in Your Home Most of us would agree that a plump, juicy turkey on the Thanksgiving dinner table would make us feel warm, cozy and right at…... Read Article

Reasons to Call a Plumber for Your Toilet Problems

If you own a home in Commerce, you know that problems arise from time to time. You use your toilets several times a day so you can expect parts to…... Read Article

Haunted by a Noisy Furnace or Water Heater?

We’ll Unmask Common Reasons for the Clamor From low, mournful moans to blood-curdling screams, the sounds of Halloween can raise the hairs on the back of our necks and make…... Read Article

The Compelling Benefits of Upgrading Your HVAC System

Home comfort goes beyond mere convenience. The goal is to create a space where you can truly unwind, rejuvenate, and thrive. Your HVAC system plays a crucial role in regulating…... Read Article

You Might Want to Tackle These To-Dos …

Before It Gets Any Colder Out There! If you’re like most homeowners, you use to-do lists to keep yourself organized and your household running smoothly. A fall to-do list can…... Read Article

When Scheduling High-Pressure Drain Cleaning Is Necessary

Maintaining our homes involves various aspects, and one critical element that often goes unnoticed is our drainage system. High-pressure drain cleaning is an essential service that can significantly improve the…... Read Article

As Summer Winds Down …

Make Sure Your AC Is Still Working at Its Best Summer always seems to fly by—and this year is no exception. Before you know it, we’ll be saying our unofficial…... Read Article

Improve Allergies With Home Air Quality Solutions in Michigan

Allergies are uncomfortable and distracting to deal with. Worse, indoor air pollution can be several times more polluted than outdoor air. That’s bad news for allergy sufferers who want to…... Read Article

Patriotism Should Never Go Out of Style

5 Ways to Show You Love America At Matheson Heating, Air & Plumbing, we love backyard barbecues, weekend getaways and fireworks on the Fourth of July as much as everyone…... Read Article

7 Warning Signs That Your AC System Has a Refrigerant Leak

Be Careful … This Type of Leak Can be Dangerous! Your central air conditioner needs refrigerant to cool your indoor space. When the refrigerant level gets too low, it can…... Read Article

7 Common Sump Pump Problems and How to Resolve Them

At certain times of the year, your sump pump is all that stands between you and a flooded basement. Having water enter low-lying levels of your home doesn’t just set…... Read Article

Reasons You May Need to Schedule Air Conditioner Repair Services

If you want to keep your home reliably cool during the hot months of the year, detecting air conditioning issues before they get worse is necessary. This also allows you…... Read Article

10 Easy Lifehacks for Busy Homeowners

Matheson Can Help You With No. 4,  No. 8 and No. 10! Has this ever happened to you? After storing leftover spaghetti sauce in a plastic container, you’re left with…... Read Article

Why DIY Repairs Could Be Your Worst Enemy

Just because you watch a tutorial plumbing video does not qualify you to do do-it-yourself repairs on your Commerce, MI, home. A simple repair may seem like an easy do-it-yourself…... Read Article

Don’t Let Your HVAC System Be a Sitting Duck

When Those Unexpected Power Surges Occur Following a freak ice storm in late February, hundreds of thousands of Michiganders lost power for days. Parts of Southeast Michigan were hardest hit—…... Read Article

Your New HVAC System Needs …

Our Top-Flight Installation Skills Did you know that “Take a Walk in the Park Day” is just around the corner? It’s true. This day is celebrated worldwide on March 30…... Read Article

Understanding the Importance of Proper Air Filtration

Having adequate air filtration in your home is essential. All central heating and cooling systems as well as ductless mini-split systems have an air filter that prevents dust and debris…... Read Article

11 Benefits of a Water Filtration System

Water is essential for life, but most homeowners need better-quality water. Tap water contains contaminants such as bacteria, chemicals, and disinfection byproducts. Installing a water filtration system in your home…... Read Article

10 Ways to Cut Your Energy Bills This Winter …

Without Compromising Your Cozy Comfort Buckle up, Michiganders. It’s going to be a tough winter. Inflation and higher prices are expected to stay with us for the foreseeable future. Meanwhile,…... Read Article

Make Sure Your Furnace Is Performing Optimally This Winter

7 Ways to Keep Your Furnace Performing Optimally This Winter When the freezing weather of the Commerce, MI winter arrives, being able to depend on your furnace is imperative. If…... Read Article

SEER Is Now SEER2—Here’s What You Need to Know

Efficiency Ratings for Air Conditioners & Heat Pumps Have Changed As we enter 2023, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is asking HVAC contractors and their customers to adjust to…... Read Article

Repair vs Replacement of your Heating System

Should You Repair or Replace Your Household Heating System? When the winter weather arrives in Southeastern Michigan, the temperature can regularly drop below freezing. So, for you and your family…... Read Article

9 Home Heating Tips for Chilly Winter Days

Keep Your Family Cozy All Season Long You know it when you feel it…Michigan’s blustery winter wind, which has us all raiding our closets and pulling out hats, scarves and…... Read Article

Understanding the New 2023 SEER Requirements

The U.S. Department of Energy and the EPA have long had specific energy-efficiency requirements for all new air conditioners, heat pumps, furnaces, and other HVAC units. These requirements have been…... Read Article

Stay High and Dry With a Sump Pump

More Families Are Dealing With Flooding Many homes in our region have dealt with waterlogged basements and crawlspaces for ages. In recent years, though, extreme weather in Oakland County has…... Read Article

Should You Invest in a Gas or Oil Furnace?

Whether you’re constructing a new home from scratch or your old furnace has decided to fail, you have many options when it comes to replacing it. Two of the most…... Read Article

7 Benefits of Scheduling Furnace Maintenance in the Fall

A furnace is among the most important devices in many American homes. This appliance is crucial in keeping you comfortable and warm when the weather is cold. During the frosty…... Read Article

Are Your Monthly Energy Bills Ghoulishly High?

Try These Tricks to Cut Costs & Lift Your Spirits October is full of devilishly delicious scares—from haunted houses to spooky movies and more. It’s the month when being frightened…... Read Article

The Many Dangers of Using Flex Seal to Repair Your Plumbing

Flex Seal is a relatively low-cost product that anyone can purchase for cheap, quick, do-it-yourself repairs. Highly rated by consumers and effective across an impressive range of applications, Flex Seal…... Read Article

The Process a Plumber Uses to Install a Water Heater

It’s easy to take your Commerce home’s water heater for granted. That is, at least, until it stops working properly. When your water heater fails, it’s a good idea to…... Read Article

The Limitations of Home Warranties Concerning HVAC Systems

Much like your home insurance plan, the home warranty that you’ve purchased is designed to give you greater peace of mind. When flooding, storms, or fires cause property damage, your…... Read Article

Let’s Celebrate World Gratitude Day!

Check Out Our Top 5 Gratitude List Positivity is contagious. So why not focus less on bad attitudes and more on gratitude? We haven’t done any scientific research on it,…... Read Article

Does Ceiling Height Affect an HVAC System’s Efficiency?

If you are planning to install a new HVAC system in your home, then you have to consider the ceiling height. Living in a house with high ceilings, such as…... Read Article

What Are the Benefits of an iWave Air Purifier?

Protect Your Territory by Eliminating Airborne Viruses, Bacteria and Allergens Sealing up your home is a great way to save energy and money. But many people don’t realize making your…... Read Article

Is AC Maintenance Actually Worth It?

Our Service Has Earned Its Wings If you have fears about flying, one of the most reassuring things you can hear is how often the plane is maintained. The Federal…... Read Article

10 Ways to Stay Cool if the AC Breaks

Time to Get in Formation It came out of left field. One second the air was working just fine and the next, it’s gone kaput. While we don’t live in…... Read Article

Welcome Aboard!

It’ll Always Be Smooth Sailing on Our New Website Welcome to Matheson Heating, Air & Plumbing’s new and improved website! We’re so excited to welcome you on board and share…... Read Article