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Improve Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality

June 16, 2021
Improve Your Home's Indoor Air Quality

Improving the indoor air quality (IAQ) at your Chesapeake home or business makes sense on so many levels. Consider your health, your comfort, and your household budget. It’s hard to imagine a more important investment than improving the air you breathe!

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Common AC Purchasing Mistakes to Avoid

May 31, 2021
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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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Alleviate Allergies with HVAC System Maintenance

May 10, 2021
alleviate allergies with hvac system maintenance

Frustrated over your allergies preventing you from enjoying the day in your Norfolk home or getting any rest at night? You’re not alone!

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Spring Money-Saving Tips

April 30, 2021
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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
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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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HVAC Ways To Go Green

March 31, 2021
HVAC Ways to Go Green

Going green is all the rage. And it’s understandable why. We all have a responsibility to care for the world around us for future generations. You probably already take at least small steps to do things like reduce, reuse, and recycle.

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What Does AFUE Mean?

March 16, 2021
what does AFUE mean?

While an air conditioner’s efficiency is measured by its SEER (Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio) rating, an electric or gas- or oil-fired furnace’s efficiency is measured by its AFUE, or average fuel utilization efficiency. This standard measurement is given in percentages, letting you know how much of your fuel is actually used to heat your Virginia home and how much fuel is wasted.

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Why Is My Heat Pump Freezing Up?

February 27, 2021
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Our team at Air Handlers regularly gets calls about frozen heat pumps. Though common, a heat pump freeze-up usually means your system’s components are not working correctly. Sometimes you can fix it yourself. But oftentimes, you will need to call a heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) professional, like us, as the problem may require a part replacement or complex repair.

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Is My Furnace Overheating?

February 12, 2021
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Just about any electrical appliance has the potential to overheat. Furnaces are no exception. As a homeowner, you need to take precautions to lower the risk of an overheated unit. You should also be wary of the associated symptoms, so you know when to take action. Remember, if your system gets too hot, you should keep a cool head and get your furnace taken care of right away.

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What Are Signs I Need a New Furnace?

January 31, 2021
what are signs it's time for a new furnace

A furnace is a major investment for any Virginia Beach homeowner. Although it’s not something that will need to be done frequently, most people will face the decision of needing to purchase a new heating system sometime during home ownership.

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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.