Blakeslee & Son, Inc.

Grand Rapids Heating FAQ: Is it Time for a Furnace Replacement?

As much as we hate to admit it, buying a new furnace is probably as exciting as buying car tires or gutters for your house, it’s costly and not the most exciting purchase. However, it’s often a necessary and effective one when it comes to a number of items – efficiency, home resale value and air quality. But how do you know when to replace it? What are the tell-tale signs that your old unit has to go?

  Blakeslee and Son   October 30, 2015   heat 0 Comments   Read More

5 Things Your Plumber Doesn't Want You to Know


We believe in educating our clients on how to best take care of their homes, especially in our areas of expertise: heating, air conditioning, and plumbing. Unfortunately, not all professionals are as open to sharing knowledge with you as it may hinder their ability to get your next service call.  Here at Blakeslee & Son, we want to be your trusted Grand Rapids plumber of choice, so we’d like to share with you the 5 things your plumber may not want you to know.

  admin   October 12, 2015   Grand Rapids Plumber, Plumbing Tips 0 Comments   Read More

How to Compare Prices for HVAC Repairs


Your HVAC unit is an essential part of keeping your home safe and comfortable, especially in the winter and summer months.  And when something goes wrong with your system, it’s best to take action sooner rather than later. A lot of issues can arise that require repair and sometimes the entire replacement of your system and that can be expensive.  It’s best to hire a professional HVAC company in Grand Rapids to handle your issue, but before you make a hiring decision we recommend getting three estimates for your job. This way you have the opportunity to compare costs for labor and materials as well as warranties, and select the firm that is offering you the best value.

  Blakeslee and Son   October 2, 2015 0 Comments   Read More