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Girl trying to stay warm after realizing her home's furnace is blowing cold air

Why Is My Furnace Blowing Cold Air?

December 12, 2019

Did you finally turn your furnace on this winter only to have cold air blowing out of your vents? Or did your furnace stop working just when you started to need it most? There are a few reasons your furnace may be blowing cold air, and there a few things to check before you need…

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Woman trying to figure out how to troubleshoot her thermostat

Tips to Troubleshoot Your Thermostat

November 22, 2019

If your heating or air conditioning system suddenly stops working in your Chesapeake home, it’s easy to think the worst. However, sometimes the malfunction is not really caused by your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system at all, but actually from a broken thermostat. Here are some expert tips on checking your thermostat first…

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Man trying to sleep with a loud noise coming from his furnace during the night.

What’s That Sound Coming From My Furnace?

November 8, 2019

It’s normal for your furnace to make some noise. For instance, a dull hum is to be expected. However, louder noises might spell trouble for your heating unit’s components. Remember to turn off your furnace if it makes any alarming sounds and leave the repair job to a professional. To help you, our Air Handlers…

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front door fall decorations representing the reasons to schedule a furnace clean and check

5 Reasons to Schedule a Fall Furnace Clean and Check

October 28, 2019

Once the cooler weather hits here in Chesapeake this fall, you are going to want the inside of your home toasty and comfortable. This means turning on your furnace. Long before the first night you’ll want to use it, you should have your furnace cleaned and checked by a professional from Air Handlers. You may…

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Mother and child enjoying their heat on a fall day after following the furnace maintenance tips

7 Furnace Maintenance Tips

October 14, 2019

It’s understandable that maintenance tasks often fall by the wayside. Many Virginia Beach homeowners follow the mantra of “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” Everyone is busy and many seemingly more important priorities tend to creep up every month to consume time and money. However, the last thing you want to worry about when…

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Woman Adjusting Temperature on Thermostat in Her Home

Thermostats 101

February 8, 2019

Thermostats are the brains of the HVAC system. They facilitate heating and cooling so the temperature in your house is where you want it to be.

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Woman Smelling Bad Odor In Home

Why Does My Furnace Smell?

January 25, 2019

If your furnace is producing a strange scent, you should always treat it with caution. While the cause for the odor may be benign, it could just as easily be harmful to inhale. When in doubt, always open windows to ensure ventilation, and evacuate your home.

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Cold Couple in Home

Why Is My Furnace Not Heating My Entire Home?

January 18, 2019

Is your furnace is producing heating inconsistently around your home? Many homes have varied conditions from room to room causing inconsistent heat and air.

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Senior woman saving energy by dressing warm and adjusting her thermostat.

When Do I Need A New Furnace

November 29, 2018

When to Replace My Furnace? There are few simple things to take into consideration when thinking about a new furnace. How Old Is Your Furnace? The average life expectancy of a furnace is 15 to 20 years. The closer your furnace gets to this age range, the more attention you should pay to the warning…

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staying warm in winter

Winter Home Heating Comfort

December 2, 2013

Although winter is a time generally free of outdoor allergens, this season has its own unique harmful breathing conditions to be on the alert for. Homes that rely on hot air furnaces to stay warm often have dry and stagnant air, which can irritate the nose and breathing passages. Dry air can also cause damage…

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