5 Tips to Lower Your Heating Bill This Winter
Want to pay less in utilities this winter? Frigid temperatures have arrived in Hampton Roads. Time to ensure you’re doing everything you can to keep your home cozy and your heating bill under control! These five tips to lower your heating bill are easy enough to tackle over a weekend. You may already be able…[ CONTINUE READING ]
Three Tips for Turning on Your Furnace for the First Time This Season
The best part about winter is turning on your furnace and knowing it will keep you comfortable. As we get closer to cooler weather, it is easy to switch on the heat without giving it a second thought. However, it’s likely been months since you last used your heating system and there are a few…[ CONTINUE READING ]
3 Ways To Prevent Frozen Condensate Lines
With temperatures dropping, frozen condensate lines are more common with high-efficiency equipment. 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…[ CONTINUE READING ]
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…[ CONTINUE READING ]
Is That Smoke Coming From My Unit?
Don't be alarmed if you see "smoke" coming from your unit! Safety first! If you smell something burning and your system is smoking profusely, shut it off and call the fire department. If there is no smell, but it appear to be "smoking," it may be nothing to worry about. An odd characteristic of a...[ CONTINUE READING ]
Why Tune-up Your Heater?
You stepped outside and the cold air took your breath away. It is like you were frozen in place. Your body, still accustomed to the balmy summer conditions, just isn’t ready to provide heat. Guess what? Your body is similar to your heating system. It has sat dormant for 6+ months doing nothing more than…[ CONTINUE READING ]