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Should I Have a Fall Furnace Inspection?

Should I Have a Fall Furnace Inspection?

Spending money on an inspection for your furnace may not be something that you are interested in doing. However, in the long run, it will save you money and it could also save the life of someone you love. Most HVAC specialists recommend having the system inspected...

What to Know Before Buying a Smart Thermostat

What to Know Before Buying a Smart Thermostat

Smart technology is gaining popularity everywhere, particularly in the home. While this may seem like a “buzzword” that is not worth the price tag, there are certain items that really do make it worth your while. A Smart Thermostat is at the top of the list for “most...

How to Reduce the Strain on your HVAC this Summer

How to Reduce the Strain on your HVAC this Summer

With summer heating up, the last thing you want to deal with is a broken air conditioner. By reducing the strain on your HVAC you can lower your energy bill and extend the life expectancy of your system. Here are a few quick tips on how to help your HVAC run more...

Should I Repair or Replace My Air Conditioner? 

Should I Repair or Replace My Air Conditioner? 

As summer begins to heat up, you will probably start to run your air conditioner regularly. Obviously if it stops working you will need to have some work done on the system. Other warning signs of impending issues may include odd noises, an uncomfortable temperature,...

Air Conditioning Myths that Cost you Money

Air Conditioning Myths that Cost you Money

As the summer months approach, you might be getting ready to turn on your air conditioning. Our energy bills usually increase during the hottest parts of the year, and we are always looking for ways to save money. There are a lot of “tips” out there that claim to save...

6 Early Spring Maintenance Tips for your HVAC

6 Early Spring Maintenance Tips for your HVAC

Spring is right around the corner and with it, warmer temperatures. To make sure that your HVAC system is ready to combat the heat, there are a few things that you should take care of in the early spring. Here are 6 things you should do before turning on the air...

Save Energy, Save Money this Winter

Save Energy, Save Money this Winter

As the days get shorter, and colder, our homes tend to consume more energy - keeping the lights on longer due to less daylight, heating our homes more as the temperature drops outside, and stringing up holiday lights to celebrate. If you need your HVAC system updated...

Time for Fall Maintenance

With cooler weather on it’s way it will soon be time to switch from cooling to heating your home. Just switching the thermostat from “cool” to “heat” is not enough. You should be prepping your HVAC system for the fall to make sure that it runs efficiently during the...

HVAC Filters

HVAC Filters

One of the best things you can do for your HVAC system is to regularly change your filter. It is recommended to change it once every 3 months, but that can vary. There are a lot of factors to consider when selecting the type of filter you want for your HVAC system....

The Benefits of 2 HVAC Units

The Benefits of 2 HVAC Units

The heat of summer is upon us and we are all relying on our air conditioners to stay cool and comfortable. As with most things, our HVAC systems will need to be replaced at some point. If you live in a large home, consider installing two HVAC units when it is time to...

Spring Cleaning is Here!

Spring Cleaning is Here!

Spring has sprung and temperatures are starting to rise. Here are a few tips to help your spring cleaning routine and to help get your air conditioner ready for the summer. Schedule a maintenance appointment HVAC specialists recommend that you have your system checked...

Repair vs. Replace HVAC

Repair vs. Replace HVAC

Keeping your heating and cooling system in good shape is important for your energy bill, the comfort of your home, and for financial planning. Knowing whether it is time to repair or replace your HVAC system is key because of the costs that go along with it. The...

Energy Saving Tips for Winter

Energy Saving Tips for Winter

If you live in Virginia, you probably spend about $100 a month on your heating bill. Spring and fall maintenance on your HVAC system can really improve that statistic. The midAtlantic only gets freezing temperatures a few days a year, but it does stay cold enough to...

Get your HVAC Ready for Fall

Get your HVAC Ready for Fall

Although August and September can be warm months, fall is coming and that means it is time to work on some heating and cooling system maintenance. HVAC systems have lifespans that can vary greatly, from 10 to 20+ years. The longer your current system can last, while...