Posts in Category ‘Furnaces’



Is Your Home Protected Against Carbon Monoxide Poisoning?

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At Hawkins Heating & Air Conditioning, our $79.00 Gas Furnace Safety Inspection includes a full inspection of your furnace, including the Heat Exchanger. We never charge extra to ensure this important component is working properly and keeping you and your family safe. Our trained technicians examine the heat exchanger and video their recordings, so you…




Winter Special ~ Gas Furnace Safety Inspection $79.00

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Hawkins Heating & Air Conditioning understands the importance of keeping you and your family safe this winter, and we are pleased to offer our Gas Furnace Safety Inspection for only $79.00. An annual safety inspection allows for early detection and can prevent small issues from becoming safety emergencies. At Hawkins Heating & Air Conditioning, our…




Furnace Rebates: How & Why

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Furnace rebates can be claimed by anyone who upgrades their equipment to meet the standards which are set by the internationally accredited Energy Star system, and who does so in the right way. The need to save energy, and the significant developments in technology have meant that there is a need to offer incentives to…




Furnaces 101: Pilot Lights

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Furnaces 101: Pilot Lights You’ll want to have these tools on hand to check the pilot light: Matches Fine wire The pilot light on a gas furnace can go out because of drafts. To relight the pilot, follow the manufacturer’s instructions exactly; they are usually fastened to the furnace. If instructions for relighting the pilot…




More Fit for Your Furnace

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The right amount of heat in your Virginia Beach home is very important: an oversized furnace can waste a lot of energy and a lot of your money in the process – and an under sized furnace will not be able to heat your home to the necessary level for you and your family to…




AFUE Explained

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AFUE (Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency) ratings are something that every Virginia Beach homeowner should learn about and be aware of. AFUE ratings are governmental standard of the measured thermal efficiency of furnaces, boilers, hot water heaters, etc. This is not the only measurement available to determine the energy consumption of any such system, and does…




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,…




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…




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