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2 DIY Solutions for Better IAQ Over the Winter Months

2 DIY Solutions for Better IAQ Over the Winter Months

When winter comes, your Ivy, Virginia, home might suffer from poor indoor air quality (IAQ). Don’t feel bad — it happens in many homes. You can use your do-it-yourself (DIY) skills to improve IAQ. Try these two DIY solutions for better IAQ between throughout the year. Store Holiday Decorations Safely You might love to fill

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Why Should I Consider a Generator for My Home?

Why Should I Consider a Generator for My Home?

No one wants to be without power, especially during weather that brings freezing temperatures or a harsh winter storm. Learn how a generator can bring you peace of mind in all kinds of weather in Charlottesville, Virginia. Consequences of a Power Outage Power outages can cause more problems than just the inability to charge your

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Preventive Maintenance Plans for Healthy HVAC Systems

Preventive Maintenance Plans for Healthy HVAC Systems

Originally published December 2014, updated December 2016 Just as your vehicle needs regular service to ensure that everything is operating correctly, your heating and cooling equipment should be inspected and adjusted to achieve optimum performance. You might choose to put off that service for your vehicle, but you know that there could be serious consequences

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6 Ways to Lower Your Heating Bills This Fall

6 Ways to Lower Your Heating Bills This Fall

The fall and winter seasons bring highly anticipated holidays, coveted pumpkin spice blends, and a festive atmosphere. Unfortunately, they also bring falling temperatures and rising heating bills. Prepare your Charlottesville home for the chilly weather ahead and minimize your heating bill this season with a few smart tips and tricks. Insulate and Seal Your Home

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Steps to Fixing a Tripped Electrical Breaker

Steps to Fixing a Tripped Electrical Breaker

Originally published November 2014, updated November 2016 Dealing with a tripped electrical breaker is typically an annoyance that can be easily remedied. However, a breaker that continues to trip after being reset points to a bigger problem. If the electricity continues to fail in one part of your Charlottesville, Virginia, home, it’s important to contact

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Is Central Air Conditioning Better, or Should You Go Ductless?

Is Central Air Conditioning Better, or Should You Go Ductless?

If you need an HVAC system in your Charlottesville, Virginia, home, you may wonder which type of system is the best choice. While there are pros and cons to both systems, the choice depends on your needs, preferences, and budget. Understanding Ductless Air Conditioning This kind of air conditioning has grown in popularity in recent

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How HVAC Maintenance Helps You Save Time and Money

How HVAC Maintenance Helps You Save Time and Money

Saving money and time is a major concern for homeowners in Barboursville, Virginia. Undoubtedly, one of the most expensive needs in a home is for HVAC system maintenance and repair. Unfortunately, for a variety of reasons, many homeowners often neglect HVAC maintenance. However, it is never too late to take advantage of an HVAC maintenance

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3 Reasons to Replace Your Air Conditioning System

3 Reasons to Replace Your Air Conditioning System

Now that fall is around the corner and the days are becoming progressively cooler, many homeowners in Charlottesville, Virginia, are scheduling appointments to have their HVAC system inspected and serviced. While it’s always a good idea to have your HVAC system maintained at least twice a year, you may want to consider replacing your unit

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How to Prevent Air Conditioner Refrigerant Leaks

How to Prevent Air Conditioner Refrigerant Leaks

Air conditioning units rely on a refrigerant, to cool the indoor air properly. Just as the human body cannot function properly without blood, air conditioners cannot function properly without a refrigerant. Unfortunately, air conditioners can develop refrigerant leaks. Not only are refrigerant leaks a sign of a serious problem, but in high amounts, these leaks

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3 Ways Our Electrical Services Improve Home Comfort

3 Ways Our Electrical Services Improve Home Comfort

When it comes to home comfort, many homeowners in Charlottesville, Virginia, focus on HVAC systems like the air conditioner and the heater. While these systems certainly play a huge role in home comfort, your home’s electrical system is also significant. All homeowners should contract a qualified electrician for issues with large equipment installations to decrease

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