Protecting Your Outdoor Unit Throughout the Seasons

Outdoor units are an essential part of your central air conditioning system. You may be wondering how to protect your system through the seasons. After all, Virginia can often have rain, snow, and sunshine in the span of one week. We have some tips on how you can keep your unit in good condition throughout the year. Winter: accumulating snow, … Read More

Home Automation for Your HVAC

As technology advances, we are gaining the ability to control almost anything at the touch of our fingertips using our smartphones or tablets. Apps that connect to systems in your home allow you to open your garage, turn on/off the lights, check your security system, turn on music, or change the television channel. So, what about your HVAC system? Heating … Read More

Indoor Air Quality Pollutants

Indoor air quality refers to the air quality within buildings, like your home or office. Gases and particles that are released into the air by pollutants can negatively affect your indoor air quality, which in turn can negatively affect your health. Before you can improve the air quality, it is important to know what exactly are these pollutants. There are … Read More

Why Choose Côr Thermostats?

“The Côr Thermostat knows your home better than you do,” that is what Carrier tells us about their Côr system and we at A/C Masters have to agree. As homeowners, we know that your highest utility bill is usually your heating and cooling bill, so saving energy all around is important. This innovative system that Carrier designed is Energy Star … Read More

Spring Tips and Tricks For Your HVAC System

Spring is finally here! In Virginia, we know it felt like it would never come, especially with a snowy first day of spring, but believe it or not it’s here, and warm weather is coming our way. There are a ton of things we jump into as we prepare for the warmer weather, but don’t forget that your HVAC system … Read More

Are You Keeping Up With Your HVAC Maintenance?

Just like most things in our lives, our HVAC system requires continuous maintenance to ensure that it is running properly. A few maintenance tips and tricks can go a long way to improve your systems efficiency and make sure it is performing at its best and here they are… Number 1- Air Filters. Every air filter is different but it … Read More

How To Heat Without Blasting The Heat

We all want to stay warm in our homes during the winter but blasting the heat, or really, even turning it up just a few degrees can increase our monthly bill more than we would like. The good thing is there are ways to keep your home warm without turning the thermostat way up. Here is how. Use Caulk. If … Read More

Do You Smell What I Smell?

Have you ever turned on your heater after a long break of not using it and realized an odor? What is that smell? Where does it come from? The answer… it is burnt dust. When you do not use your heater for a long period of time dust beings to gather in the air ducts and on the heat exchanger, … Read More

Winter Is Coming- Is your HVAC System Ready?

Okay, so it is not winter yet but it is quickly on its way…is your system ready for it? Heating your home during the winter is one of the highest expenses during those months so making sure you are prepared by keeping up the maintenance and securing its performance is of the utmost importance. Here are a few tips to … Read More

It’s Fall Ya’ll!

*Cue the music…* It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Too soon? NOPE, because it is fall y’all! First off – Happy Hallowthanksmas! The weather is (finally) starting to cool down, the leaves are falling, and we are about to have the best holidays in existence. In the spirit of giving this holiday season, we at A/C Masters want … Read More