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5 Common AC Problems. A running air conditioning unit.

5 Common AC Problems

May 15, 2024

When your air conditioner (AC) is running at peak efficiency, you win. Not only will your electric bills in Virginia be cheaper––your AC system will last longer. Plus, your equipment will be operating at its best, so you will experience maximum comfort.

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How Can I Help My Air Conditioning Unit?

May 31, 2023

Ever since the beginning of time, humans have worked to improve their surroundings, and a big part of creature comfort is temperature control. Today, most newer homes in the warmer areas of the United States enjoy the luxury of air conditioning.

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How Do I Reduce My Cooling Bill This Summer

May 15, 2023

It’s almost summertime in Virginia. The team at Air Handlers Heating & Cooling hopes you find time to relax with friends and family, taking in the beautiful sunny days. On days when it gets a bit too sunny, you can jump in a pool or bask in the cool breeze your air conditioner provides.

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How Do I Buy the Right Air Conditioning Unit?

April 28, 2023

You decided to part ways with your old air conditioning (AC) system. It is not always an easy decision to make.

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How Can My Air Conditioning Last Longer?

April 14, 2023

Your air conditioning lives in your home full time—why not get acquainted with it?

By learning a bit about your AC’s components and functions, you’ll have an easier time caring for it. Problems will be easier to identify and communicate to one of our Air Handlers Heating & Cooling specialists.

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Does Saltwater Damage My Air Conditioner?

March 31, 2023

Living by the ocean is lovely. Here in Virginia, seaside properties are highly sought after. It’s not hard to see why––you can swim or get a suntan, with picturesque views and calming ambiance.

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3 Telltale Signs It’s Time for a New Air Conditioning System

August 10, 2022

Deciding on the ideal time to replace your air conditioning system in Chesapeake can be a challenge, so here are three areas our Air Handlers Heating & Cooling professionals suggest you monitor for telltale signs.

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How to Properly Size an AC System

June 7, 2022

In the heat of the summer, it’s easy to assume that bigger is better when it comes to air conditioning (AC) systems. Obviously, if you have an air conditioner that’s too small in your Chesapeake home, you will not be able to keep your temperatures consistently low even if the unit is running constantly. 

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When Do I Replace My Air Conditioner?

May 9, 2022

Sometimes, life moves incredibly fast. You could have sworn you just bought your air conditioner. But lately, it doesn’t seem to be working so well. You check the box and are shocked to find out you’ve had it for a decade. Where did the time go?

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AC Maintenance Checklist

AC Maintenance Checklist

March 2, 2022

Can you imagine a hot Norfolk summer without air conditioning? Your air conditioning system can be your very best friend on the warmest days. 

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