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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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Be an Informed Consumer by Learning AC Lingo

Be an Informed Consumer by Learning AC Lingo

July 26, 2021

Our professionals at Air Handlers have put together the following air conditioning glossary to give you a crash course in important definitions.

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AC SEER

What Does AC SEER Mean?

July 16, 2021

When it comes to your air conditioner (AC), a common term used in the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) business you are likely to see everywhere is your air conditioner’s SEER. But what exactly is SEER?

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4 Things That Could Be Causing Your AC to Run Inefficiently

4 Things That Could Be Causing Your AC to Run Inefficiently

June 30, 2021

We at Air Handlers strive to do our best to ensure your air conditioner, or AC, is running smoothly and effectively. But sometimes there are external factors that could be causing your unit to run less efficiently.

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Common AC Purchasing Mistakes to Avoid

May 31, 2021

When it’s time to invest in a major home appliance like an air conditioner (AC), you want to be well informed. The good news is technology has made it easy to gather a great deal of information in a short period of time. The bad news is there are so many makes and models of air conditioners available, the entire process can get quickly overwhelming.

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Spring Money-Saving Tips

April 30, 2021

Everyone loves to save money, and it’s a good idea to review different aspects of your budget now and again to see if there are more opportunities you have missed in the past. In the springtime, considering how you can reduce your energy bills is always a great idea.

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Do I Really Need an AC Tune-Up?

April 19, 2021

Home ownership comes with a great deal of responsibilities and an ever-growing to-do list. Add to that the responsibilities of a career and a family, and you see why modern life runs at a constant, fast pace here in Virginia Beach. It’s easy to bump things like an air conditioner tune-up down the priority list, both in terms of time and money. It’s very likely you have higher priorities requiring more urgent attention than an air conditioner that seems to be working just fine.

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