Posts in Category ‘Heating’



How To Conserve Heating Energy This Winter

As winter emerges your home’s heater will work overtime in order to keep your house interior warm and provide comfort and safety for your family. Although higher energy bills are almost inevitable, you can take some proactive steps in order to insure that your home is protected from winter winds, snow days, and dropping temperatures….




Causes For Virginia Beach Furnace Repairs

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As soon as you notice that the general temperature of your house is continuously dropping, there is a great chance that your furnace has stopped working. There are various reasons behind this sudden breakdown. Usually, these problems may warrant various types of Virginia Beach furnace repairs. While some of the furnace unit problems may be…




Combat Winter Skin in Virginia Beach

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Read here to learn about the top 10 causes of dry skin — and what to do about it. 1) Winter weather: Dry skin is especially common in the winter months, when the humidity level outside drops. When Virginia Beach air is cold and dry, the water in your skin evaporates more quickly; this makes…




Home Heating Fuel Options: How to Calculate Cost Difference

When choosing a heating system for a new Virginia Beach home or replacing an existing system, consumers often want to compare the cost of heating fuels. Because fuels are measured and sold in different units such as gallons of oil, therms of natural gas, or kilowatt hours (kWh) of electricity, comparing the price of dissimilar…




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…




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

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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…




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…




How Virginia Beach Heating Contractor Can Help You

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When things seem to go out of your control and suddenly your Virginia Beach heaters and coolers at home start messing up, don’t panic!  The yelling and blaming tactics won’t work with this one unless you try to use them in calling out for help from a heating contractor. Yes, in situations like this, there’s…




What Happens in Virginia Beach Heating Repairs

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Good heating systems are important to every home. Whether they have centralized heating units or just the local ones, both still calls for proper maintenance. Even if modern advances in technology have improved heating system operations nowadays, machines will remain machines, and they will always need repairs along the way. For this particular part, you…




Heating System Maintenance Tips for Your Virginia Beach Home

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You can save up to 30% on heating costs this cold winter season with good heating system maintenance. If you  follow these maintenance tips, you will lower your Virginia Beach utility bills, stay warm and see a significant improvement in your home’s heating efficiency. For good heater maintenance, it is important to get a Virginia…




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