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How Do I know When I Need a New Furnace?

October 28, 2022
image of a furnace. How do i know when I need a new furnace?

You may need to replace the furnace in your Chesapeake home if any of the signs below are applicable to you. If something rings true, reach out to our Air Handlers Mechanical furnace experts today to discuss all of your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) options.

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Ductless Mini Splits for Comfortable and Healthy Living

October 14, 2022
Image of a Ductless System blowing air. Ductless mini splits for comfortable and healthy living.

Modern homes are well-insulated—which is excellent for temperature control but not ideal for air quality. Your home can trap molecules that trigger allergies or other respiratory issues. That’s why adequate ventilation and balanced humidity are so important.

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Why is My Heat Pump Blowing Cold Air?

September 30, 2022
Why is My Heat Pump Blowing Cold Air? Image shows wrenches, nuts, and bolts on table.

When it comes to staying warm during the cold winter months, folks in Virginia Beach love their heat pumps. Fast, reliable, and cost effective to use, heat pumps are a popular choice in the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) industry. But what if it’s freezing outdoors and your heat pump starts blowing cold air?…

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When Should You Replace Your Furnace?

September 22, 2022
When Should You Replace Your Furnace? Image depicts magnified furnace igniting.

Your furnace plays the key role in keeping you warm in your Norfolk home, but even with routine maintenance, it does not last forever. Nobody wants to think about replacing any major household system, but it’s generally more cost effective to be proactive in your thinking about it. When it comes time to make that…

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Conventional HVAC or a Heat Pump: Which Is Better?

August 30, 2022
heat pump or conventional hvac

We all take climate control for granted these days. In winter, we expect warmth from our heating system; in summer, we demand the cool comfort of air conditioning. Most Norfolk homeowners don’t give that a second thought—until the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system breaks down and replacement decisions need to be made. Today, the majority of homes either use a conventional air conditioner (AC) and furnace combination or a heat pump. Our team at Air Handlers is well-versed in the difference as well as the benefits of each type of system.

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3 Telltale Signs It’s Time for a New Air Conditioning System

August 10, 2022
a very old, outdated air conditioning system

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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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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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.