HVAC Common Myths Busted

We all want to be as energy-efficient as possible in order to save on money, right? As is normal in this day and age, we take to the internet in search of tips and tricks to reduce our monthly bills. With so many life hack gurus out there spreading the word about their newest discoveries and what worked or didn’t … Read More

Air Filters: Finding the Right One for Your Home

Everyone should change their home’s air filters once every month (or more depending on your situation). It is a simple task that can have major benefits for your home’s air quality and your system’s efficiency. However, when buying an air filter there are several things that you should consider such as type, size and the filtration needs of your home. Every home … Read More

Why Is There Ice On Your Coil?

It’s a sweltering day outside, the humidity is high, and worst of all your A/C isn’t keeping up. But when you go outside to see if your system is running, you see ice on your lines and coil. How is that possible? If this happens to you, then your evaporator coil is most likely frozen, which means that all that … Read More

A Guide to HVAC Unit Types & Sizes

If you’re a homeowner, especially a new one, it’s important to know what kind of HVAC system you have and what the right sized unit is for your home. If the time comes that your unit needs to be repaired or replaced, it would be helpful to have an idea of your home’s specific needs. As a responsible homeowner, you … Read More

4 Ways Homeowners Cause their AC to Break Down

During the Virginia summer, your air conditioner works hard to make your home an oasis from the scorching heat and sweltering humidity. That being said, the last thing you or your family wants is for that oh-so-important piece of machinery to break down on a hot and humid summer day. However, if you aren’t careful, you may be doing some … Read More

Improving Your Indoor Air Quality

As spring approaches, and allergies from pollen set in, you might be looking for some ways to keep your home a safe haven from irritants that can cause headaches, nausea, fatigue, asthma attacks, allergies, and other health problems. Pollutants like dust, pollen, or mold spores not only make you miserable, they can also shorten your HVAC system’s life and lower … Read More

6 Reasons to Schedule an A/C Tune-Up this Spring

Spring is almost here and the warm weather is upon us. We’re looking forward to warmer temperatures and sunny days. We’re also looking forward to completing projects around the house that might have been put off over the winter. Now is the time to start thinking about your air conditioning before the heat of summer is here. Spring is the … Read More

Preparing Your HVAC System for the Season Ahead

With the cold weather outside, it’s hard to think about warmer days ahead. But it’s almost time to spring into action and prepare for the warm temperatures that will soon greet us. Spring is the season to prepare your HVAC system for warm temperatures and to pay close attention to the air quality inside your home, because along with the … Read More

Benefits of a Central Humidifier

The presence of dry air in your home becomes very apparent during the winter season when outdoor air humidity drops. Dry air is uncomfortable; along with dry skin, it can cause or aggravate respiratory problems and increase allergy symptoms. Dry air in your home can also do more than effect living things, it can draw moisture out of porous materials … Read More

Common Heating Issues

As cold temperatures set in and running your heating system is part of your daily routine, you may find that the system isn’t working like you remember or as well as you would like it to. As temperatures continue to drop, now is the worst time to be without heat in your home! Here are some common issues that you … Read More