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Chesapeake, VA man replaces the filter for his ductless mini-split

Ductless Maintenance

July 24, 2018

A ductless, or mini-split, heating and cooling system is a splendid choice for your home and a worthwhile investment. It offers many benefits, and you can enjoy them all for years to come if you maintain the system on a consistent basis. You definitely want to protect your investment. By not keeping up with the…

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How Do Air Conditioners Work?

July 24, 2018

An air conditioner is a standard appliance in interior comfort. The Energy Information Administration reports that 87% of homes have an AC unit and they account for almost 20% of yearly electricity consumption in the US. At Air Handlers of Chesapeake, VA, we believe that knowledge is power – the more you know about the…

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Air Conditioning Components

June 22, 2018

Aside from the professionals, like ours at Air Handlers, who really thinks about air conditioners and their components? Air conditioners keep your Virginia Beach home or business cool and comfy when the outside temperatures are high, and that’s all you really need to know, right? Well, air conditioners do so much more than just cool,…

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Carbon Monoxide

November 28, 2017

Now is a good time of year to make sure you have a Carbon Monoxide detector and that the batteries are fresh.  It’s also a good idea to have your heating system checked by a reputable heating and air conditioning company, especially if you have a fuel-fired heater. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention…

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Should Your Heating and Air Conditioning Contractor Get A City Permit?

October 24, 2016

Cities in the Hampton Roads area generally require that the contractor apply for a permit when installing a new gas furnace or running new or moving the gas piping. Permits are also required for installations of other types of heating and cooling equipment when it is being installed for the first time in a new home or…

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Reasons Why Your Air Conditioner Could Leak Water

August 30, 2016

One common complaint air conditioning companies in the Hampton Roads area get in late summer is water leaking from the indoor unit inside the home. There are a number of reasons why your air conditioning system could be leaking water. The most common problem is that the drain pan is overflowing. Over time, the drain…

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Heating and Air Conditioning Parts and Labor Warranties

July 11, 2016

Most heating and cooling manufacturers offer a 5-year or 10-year limited parts warranty.  Most require you to register your purchase within 60 or 90 days, depending on the manufacturer.  The 10-year manufacturer’s parts warranty is only valid on owner-occupied properties.  This warranty covers the cost of most parts and does not cover labor.  Your installing…

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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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Preventing Air Conditioning Water Leaks

July 23, 2013

One of the most common complaints we get in late summer is water leaking from the air conditioning system.  If your unit is in the attic, this can cause a great deal of damage and aggravation. Drain lines clog up from dust and other matter that get into the AC System, as well as fungal…

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Severe Weather Safety

July 1, 2013

Severe Weather Safety Hurricane season officially started June 1. When faced with severe weather of any kind, keep the following tips in mind: • During severe weather, DO NOT turn the natural gas off to your home or business, even if evacuated. • If you smell natural gas, immediately leave the area and call the Virginia Natural Gas 24-hour emergency line 1-877-572-3342…

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Air Handlers is a full service heating and air conditioning company. Providing outstanding customer service and HVAC repair, service and installation to Chesapeake, Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Portsmouth, parts of Suffolk.