Archive for December, 2011



Have You Said Hello to Your Thermostat Today?

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Thermostats are essential components of HVAC systems, without which they simply would not function. They help to regulate temperature, whether warmth or cooling is required. These components are designed to shut off automatically once the desired temperature has been reached. These simple devices measure room temperature and compare it to the reading set on the…




Duel Costly Fuel With Dual Fuel Systems

Hybrid Heating Systems are a Growing Trend  The use of “Hybrid” Heating Systems is becoming a very common practice. With fuel prices acting like a ride at the county fair, (out of control and unpredictable) the installations of Hybrid, or Dual-Fuel Home Comfort Systems has increased dramatically. The Duel Fuel application allow you, the Virginia…




Furnaces Then and Now

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According to Wikipedia, a furnace is a device used for heating. In American English and Canadian English, the term furnace on its own is generally used to describe household heating systems based on a central furnace known either as a boiler or a heater in British English, and sometimes as a synonym for a kiln,…




There is a Season – Turn, Turn, Turn (Your Virginia Beach Ceiling Fans)

Electrician Removes Ceiling Fan

I treat most mechanical things this way: flip a switch, it starts running, I’m happy. Then I go about by business never giving the mechanical thing another thought. Well, today, I learned that sometimes you need to know what it really means when you flip a switch. For example, the direction a ceiling fan should…




How Dry I Am In Virginia Beach

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I’m sure you are well aware that winter is a time of colds, cracked lips and inflamed sinuses. But you may be surprised to learn that humidifiers can help. This is because the major culprit is often dry air. The fact is that in winter we tend to seal ourselves up in our Virginia Beach homes…




Don’t Forget Fresh Furnace Filters in Virginia Beach

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If you live in a Virginia Beach home with furnace heat that you use regularly, or are getting set to use your heater throughout the winter, then one of your major home maintenance priorities is to make sure that your heater’s filters are changed regularly. There is no reason to worry however; changing your furnace…




Winterize To Maximize Your Virginia Beach Heating

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Winter is here along with those dreaded high heating costs. Many consumers do not know how to protect their Virginia Beach homes better from the cold weather and keep these costs as low as possible. Gaining this knowledge and using it can lower heating costs, prevent damage, and protect both your home and Virginia Beach…




Give a Little Virginia Beach This Holiday Season

Electrician Removes Ceiling Fan

December is here, and many of us are busy determining what holiday gifts can be easily purchased and conveniently wrapped up and decorated with some ribbon. This season, try to avoid making hasty purchasing decisions and buying a large quantity of merchandise that has been mass produced overseas. Instead, take the time to look at…




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