Pros and Cons of a Ductless Air Conditioning System

Are you ready to install a ductless air conditioner? Ductless air conditioners are ideal for spaces, such as home additions or other situations that would typically require a box unit or a baseboard heating system.  At Guin Service, we are certified to repair and install all ductless brands (including ones you’re probably considering for your…


3 questions to ask before you DIY that AC repair

It’s about to get hot in Alabama. Sweltering temperatures and humidity call for reliable air conditioning, no matter who you are. So when something’s not working correctly, should you always call a professional?  It may be tempting to save yourself a service call, but there are some essential things you should know (and ask yourself)…


8 signs your Birmingham home needs heating repair

Harsh winter weather can take a heavy toll on your heater. It’s easy to take your heater or furnace for granted—until it’s suddenly not working. If your heater goes out in the dead of winter, you’re left scrambling for a quick heating repair.  Don’t let the Birmingham, AL winters get you. It’s less hassle to…


Why you need a whole house water filtration system

Seeing that we depend on our water system to aid us in cooking, cleaning, bathing, the functionality of our water heaters, and most importantly, to nourish our bodies, it’s safe to say that we should want it to be as clean as possible.  Having a whole house filtration system installed is great for several reasons….


The Benefits of Having a Water Softener

Hard water is an issue that we all run into at some point. It can silently destroy your plumbing if you aren’t proactive about finding a way to make your water supply softer. There’s a lot more than meets the eye when it comes to your home’s water supply. It may contain minerals and debris…


Air Filters: How Often Should You Change Them?

Changing out an air filter is something a lot of people surprisingly forget to do when it’s appropriate. Considering the air filter serves a significant role, it’s imperative to keep it clean.    Just as you clean the various nooks and crannies in your home, your air filter should not be the exception. With that…


4 Ways to Improve Indoor Air Quality & Breathe Easier

Did you know that the average American spends 90% of his or her time indoors, but that many studies have indicated that indoor air quality is generally poor? In fact, indoor air is two to five times more heavily polluted than outdoor air. Poor indoor air can cause and aggravate several health conditions, so finding…


Are Tankless Water Heaters Really Worth the Hype?

How do you know when it’s the right time to upgrade to a tankless water heater? One sure sign is if your current tank water heater is leaking. Another is that it’s no longer heating the water as it should. Maybe everything is still working perfectly, but your tank water heater is simply not meeting…


Which Water Heater is Right for My Home?

Major appliances break, it’s just a reality of homeownership. However, you may replace a functioning water heater if you need more capacity, want something more energy-efficient, or want the water to heat faster. This month we’ll look at when you should replace your water heater and how to choose the best new appliance for your…