Does a Whole-House Generator Increase Home Value?

April 12, 2021

Although power outages in Fox Valley, WI, aren’t a common occurrence, when they do happen, they can last for several days. If your home experiences a power outage during the peak heat of summer or the lowest temperatures of the winter, this puts your health, safety, and well-being at risk. A power outage could also put the structural integrity of your house in danger. If you’ve been thinking of installing a whole-house generator, you might wonder whether or not doing so will increase the value of your home. Here’s what you need to know about how a whole-house generator affects

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How Does A Sump Pump Work?

March 8, 2021

When heavy rains hit or during the spring thaw, water can gather around your basement. Flooding results in expensive damages if you fail to take the necessary precautions. It also causes mold and mildew growth. This can be very hazardous, especially if you have family members with compromised immunity. Again, a flooded basement destroys furniture, fixtures, flooring and walls, which will cost you too much to repair or replace. Most homeowners now use a sump pump to avoid such ordeals. Let’s explore more on the sump pump so that you can take care of this piece

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How To Know If House Has Electrical Problems

February 4, 2021

Since most of your home’s electrical components are hidden away inside walls and ceilings, it can be hard to notice when something goes wrong. However, ignoring electrical problems can lead to higher utility bills, broken appliances, and even housefires. If you want to avoid any major inconveniences, keep an eye out for these common signs of electrical issues. Buzzing Sounds When Using Electricity We might associate buzzing sounds with electrical power, but a functional system should be almost silent. Any noticeable buzzing sounds near your electricity should be a cause for concern. Hearing a buzzing,

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How Does Geothermal Heating Work in the Winter?

January 21, 2021

Heating your home with a geothermal system in the winter might strike you as implausible. Cold weather freezes the ground, which raises the question of how much heat can actually be transferred from the ground to your home. The answer is quite a bit. Low outside temperatures and frozen ground have no impact on a geothermal system. Only a few feet below the surface, the Earth holds a nearly constant temperature of roughly 55 degrees Fahrenheit. Such a temperature is more than sufficient for a geothermal heat pump to transfer heat from underground and keep your home comfortable.

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How Winter Affects Indoor Air Quality and Why It Matters

December 18, 2020

If you’re like most Fox Valley, WI, area homeowners, you’ll spend more than 90% of your time indoors during the winter months. Most of that time will be spent in your home. You may be shocked to discover that in most homes, the indoor air is two to five times more polluted than the outdoor air. This indoor air pollution has many negative effects on your comfort, health, safety, and well-being. Here’s what affects your home’s indoor air quality and some reasons why the quality of your indoor air should be one of your top priorities

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Geo-Thermal Heating

September 17, 2020

Black-Haak would like to share with you a video on Geo-Thermal Heating! Check out upcoming improvements to the XT Series Multi-Positional vertical geothermal heat pumps featuring an all-new Aluminum Micro-Chanel Air Coil. This innovation solves a huge HVAC industry issue by eliminating the potential for Formicary Corrosion. Enertech is the first manufacturer to use this technology as both a condenser and an

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Air Conditioning Installation, Service & Repair

September 17, 2020

Black-Haak has the knowledge and experience to answer any question in home heating, cooling, and air quality. We offer Temp Star variable speed furnaces with up to 95% efficiency plus super-efficient air conditioners. Black-Haak will inform you of all money-saving rebates and utility programs. You will get a perfect installation for your unique home requirements. You can have it all! Serving the entire Fox

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Money Saving Announcement

September 17, 2020

Black-Haak has put together extra-low combination prices and end-of-season discounts on Tempstar furnaces and air conditioning units. We help you save energy and money at Black-Haak! Give us a call at (920) 757-9990 in Appleton or (920) 231-6642 in

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Black-Haak Heating Receives Top Sales Award From Tempstar For HVAC Sales For 2014

September 17, 2020

Appleton, WI (May 4, 2015) – Gary Hazelberg, Residential Sales Manager and Jim Valentine Territory Manager for Temperature Systems Inc. in Green Bay recently presented the 2014 Tempstar Top Sales Award to Black-Haak in Appleton. The award was presented to brothers Jim and Jeff Haak at their showroom. Black-Haak has won this award for 9 years in a row since 2006. Black-Haak has been representing the Tempstar line of HVAC products since 1989. Black-Haak also has three electricians on staff and offers service in the evening and on Saturdays at their regular service rate. All of Black-Haak

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2012 Promotional Video

September 17, 2020

Black-Haak would like to share with you its heating and cooling promotional video for 2012 that airs on local televisions throughout the Fox

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