Is A Bigger AC Unit Better?

It’s time for a new AC installation. But is a bigger unit better? The Short Answer? No. Some companies will try to up-sell you to a larger system. They will tell you it will keep you more comfortable. That is simply not correct, and here’s why… AC units that are too large tend to cycle…

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Why The Comfort Club is Better Than a Home Warranty

The Comfort Club trumps any home warranty plan when it comes to having peace of mind about your heating and cooling system. If you’re considering an investment in protection, read the below information before making a final decision. Dollars and Sense Standard home warranty premiums are $312.65 on average in Virginia, according to HomeWarrantyReviews.com. This…

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How To Prevent Frozen Condensate Lines

With temperatures dropping, condensate drain lines have a higher chance of freezing. When that happens, most HVAC systems are designed to shut off completely, leaving homeowners scrambling for a solution. In reality, a major repair may not be necessary as thawing the frozen drain lines should fix the issue.   Are some systems more likely…

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Is Your Heat Pump Freezing Up?

So your heat pump is freezing. Don't worry! It's normal to have some frost or ice form on your outdoor coil. But if it looks like Queen Elsa forgot her gloves, don't just LET IT GO. There's likely a more serious issue and you need to shut the system off immediately to avoid causing more...

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What’s the Difference Between Repair and ReJUVenation?

Having regular maintenance on your system through an annual ReJUVenation is necessary to avoid potential costly repairs. In order for one of our technicians to perform an AC or Furnace ReJUVenation, the system must be fully operational. This precision tune-up and professional cleaning is especially important as it revitalizes your your home comfort system and…

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Three Things You Need to Consider When Buying a New Home

In the market to purchase a new-to-you home? Here are some things to look for before you submit an offer! Location, Location, Location – Do you know what school district you want to be in? Or how long of a commute you’re willing to take to work every day? Are you up to date on…

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Home Heating Mistakes

Avoid these common mistakes and save money this winter. With record-low temperatures in Hampton Roads, the need for comfort is on the rise. If you’re scrambling to come up with ways to stay warm in your home, read the below to make sure you are not making any of these mistakes. Closing vents in unused…

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How to Survive Winter Like a Jedi

A long time ago, in a training room not so far away… It was determined that this winter will be one for the record books. Meteorologists are predicting colder weather and an above-average amount of snowfall, compared to last year. Instead of running to the closest grocery store for eggs, bread, and milk, our team…

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Reduce Dust Allergies in Your Home

If the weather is keeping you indoors, remember: year-round, that’s home to many of the peskiest allergy and asthma triggers, according to the Environmental Protection Agency (including dust mites, pet hair or bacterial growth). If you suffer from symptoms, it’s a good idea to ensure that your home is as free of triggers as possible…

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Top Five Reasons to Be a One Hour Technician

If you’re considering a new career, you can expect more than just a paycheck every week at One Hour. Our team has a passion for service and we’re always looking for qualified candidates to add to our roster. Here is a list of the top five reasons to be part of our team: Hero Status…

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