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What Questions Should I Ask an HVAC Contractor?

December 27, 2022
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So, you’re looking for a new heating or cooling system.

Remember, it’s okay to be inquisitive when talking to your HVAC contractor. In fact, Air Handlers Heating & Cooling encourages it. An open dialogue helps us deliver the best possible comfort solution for your Virginia home.

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What You Need to Know for an HVAC Emergency

December 6, 2022
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Most of us rely on our heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems on a daily basis in Virginia Beach. If you are experiencing a problem, make sure it isn’t an HVAC emergency.

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Why is My Furnace Leaking Water?

November 22, 2022
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If you notice a pool of water has formed around the furnace in your Virginia home, don’t be alarmed. In most cases, this is not a serious or expensive problem—it is a pretty common issue.

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How do I Determine Heat Pump Efficiency?

November 8, 2022
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If you are in the market for a new heat pump, efficiency is probably a key factor in your search. The Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) has a universal ranking system for heating and cooling units that serves to help.

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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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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.