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Why Is a Home Dehumidifier Important?

June 20, 2022
Dehumidifier on the floor

Although most Virginia Beach homeowners understand the importance of having a working heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system to provide heating and cooling throughout the year, some people don’t realize the equally important factor of controlling a home’s humidity levels as well. 

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How to Properly Size an AC System

June 7, 2022
Blurred Air Conditioner Fan

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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Thermostat Settings: On vs. Auto

May 23, 2022
Photo of a white thermostat on a white wall, temperature at 73 degrees.

We all know the difference between the heating and cooling settings on a thermostat.

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When Do I Replace My Air Conditioner?

May 9, 2022
Woman sitting in front of a fan sweating and wiping her forehead while on the phone.

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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How Can You Manage Your Home’s Humidity?

April 20, 2022
How Can You Manage Your Home’s Humidity?

Indoor humidity is a drag. It makes relaxing extremely difficult—after all, you are sweating inside your home! It can affect your health, triggering asthma attacks and flaring allergies. It tends to put everyone in a sluggish mood—even the goldfish. Let’s zap that excess moisture right out of the room, and look at ways to manage your Virginia home’s relative indoor humidity.

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Why Ductless Is the Way to Go

April 5, 2022
Why Ductless Is the Way to Go

You deserve the most comfort at the best price in your Virginia home or business. You want reliable heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) at reasonable prices. You want fresh, clean air so you and your loved ones can enjoy a healthy home.

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The Problem With Clogged Air Filters

March 18, 2022
The Problem With Clogged Air Filters

Busy careers, bustling families, engrossing hobbies, and overwhelming responsibilities keep most people busy day in and day out. It’s understandable why worrying about the air filter in your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system is probably way down at the bottom of the priority list. 

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AC Maintenance Checklist

March 2, 2022
AC Maintenance Checklist

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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Air Filters vs. Air Cleaners

February 11, 2022
Air Filters vs. Air Cleaners

Our highly climate-controlled indoor environments can often be extremely comfortable in our modern world. Combine that with the fact so many of our daily needs are easily met without needing to go outside, and you find a society that spends nearly all its time indoors. As a result, poor indoor air quality has become a significant area of concern as a contributor to potential health problems.

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Heat Pump Versus Furnace

January 30, 2022
Heat pump versus furnace, human hand adjusting thermostat

Looking to install a new heater in your Norfolk home? Your two most popular choices are a heat pump and a furnace. Each one has advantages and disadvantages when compared to the other.

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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.