Keeping Cool This Summer

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Summer heat is around the corner, and we are all trying to keep cool without breaking the bank. Maintaining your outdoor HVAC unit, and changing a few things can make the difference in creating more summer savings. Follow these tips to beat the heat! 2. Turn it Up: Keeping your programmable thermostat set higher during warmer summer months can lower your … Read More

5 HVAC Mistakes You Shouldn’t Make As A Homeowner

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Most men (or women) try to be the “handy man” around the house, but is that always the best thing to do? Yes, it can save you money but what if what you are doing is actually making a huge mistake? Especially when it comes to your cooling, heating, or ventilation systems. Here are some common “do it yourself” tips … Read More

It’s A/C Inspection Time!

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It’s Officially Spring Time.. Well it’s Virginia, so that may vary but, warmer temperatures are definitely in the near future! When we are talking about your air conditioning, you can’t just turn it on and forget about it. Even though spring is not “hot,” this hot summer weather is well on its way. This makes spring one of the most important … Read More

Are Your Pets Causing Higher Bills?

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We Love Our Pets. Typically, most families even consider them as a part of the family. Even though they are worth every penny, we all know our pets can be expensive, with food and vet bills, but, are they causing you to spend more on your utility bills as well? Usually, we all like to make sure our cats and … Read More

AVOID FROZEN PIPES WITH THESE 5 TIPS

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We Aren’t Out of the Wintery Woods Just Yet. We don’t tend to get a ton of snow, or even extremely cold days or nights, but when we do, are you ready for them? Most importantly, are your pipes ready? Certain times of our winters have the potential to be brutal and cause quite a bit of damage if we … Read More

Inexpensive Ways To Heat Your Home

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Imagine the power goes out, in the dead of winter, and you’re stuck at home with no heat, no electricity, and no real way to cook or refrigerate food. Sounds like a nightmare, right? Well, it doesn’t have to be. There are other ways to heat your home without using electricity. And, believe it or not, preparation will be fairly … Read More

How Did People Stay Warm in a Medieval Winter?

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Have you ever thought about how much we as homeowners take for granted our furnaces or fireplaces to keep warm in the winter? Without them we would probably freak out.  So how did people back in the medieval times keep warm, especially during below freezing temperatures?  People back then did not have the luxury of having furnaces or space heaters … Read More

Is Your Heating System Ready for the Cold Winter?

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Well it is that time of year again. When the leaves turn colors and soon the temperatures drop and possible snow.  You will want to prepare your heating system before that happens to ensure your system is working to its best!  If you find that your system is in need of some work prior to the blistery cold weather, call … Read More

Air Leaks in Your Home

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Stop Wasting Money With Air Leaks In Your home:  Be Prepared For The Upcoming Winter Your home may have air leaks that is costing you more money every year through gaps and cracks.  Sealing these gaps and cracks yourself can help to conserve energy in your home.  You will want to check your entire home starting with the attic and … Read More

Air Conditioner Repair Scams – How to Know

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So your air conditioner has broken down and you need a technician to repair it.  How do you know that the technician is not scamming you?  It can be difficult to determine since you don’t speak air conditioner language.  There are a few scams out there that are commonly used that you can pick up on if your technician says any … Read More