Air Conditioning Articles

5 Common AC Problems

May 17, 2024
5 Common AC Problems. Over the shoulder shot of mother and daughter talking in the kitchen. The daughter is showing her mother something on an orange mobile phone.

When you change out a dirty filter for a clean one, your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment use up to 15 percent less energy monthly, according to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). Plus, it’s able to properly catch dust and debris, boosting your indoor air quality (IAQ).

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Air Conditioners: Things You May Not Know

August 21, 2023
Family in Waynesboro, VA, learning new things about air conditioners. Vailes Home Services blog image.

Though air conditioners are a major part of modern life, they hold many secrets few people know about.

Luckily, our team at Vailes Home Services is ready to spill the beans.

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Air Conditioners Versus Heat Pumps

July 19, 2023
HVAC heating and air conditioning residential units or heat pumps. Vailes Home Services blog image.

Not only do heat pumps generate heat, but they can also pump out cool air. What’s more, a new heat pump can cut your Virginia energy costs by up to 50 percent when you make the switch from a furnace or baseboard heater, according to the US Department of Energy (DOE).

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5 Reasons You Might Need Air Conditioner Repairs

May 17, 2023
Air conditioner repair completed on this ac unit. Fan is propelling smoothly. Vailes Home Services blog image.

When your air conditioner (AC) is running at peak efficiency, you win.

Not only will your electric bills in Virginia be cheaper––your AC system will last longer.

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AC and Allergies

April 14, 2023
High angle shot of a young businessman feeling ill at his work desk.

If you’re afflicted with seasonal allergies, you’re not alone. As many as 60 million Americans have allergic rhinitis part-time or year-round, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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The Phaseout of Your AC’s R-22 Refrigerant

August 17, 2022
Couple trying to refresh during summer heat wave

Vailes Home Improvement Services can help you with this R-22 transition, but read on to gain a bigger picture of this far-reaching decision.

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How to Protect Your Air Conditioning From Storms

July 18, 2022
Thunder, lightning and rain during summer storm at night.

Our professionals at Vailes Home Improvement Services want you to have a reliable air conditioning system before, during, and after a storm.

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What Is the Difference Between Single-Stage and Variable-Speed ACs?

June 14, 2022
Blog Title: What Is the Difference Between Single-Stage and Variable-Speed ACs? Photo: AC Unit Fan

At Vailes Home Improvement Services, our professionals want to help keep your air conditioner operating at peak efficiency helping control the energy expenses in your Virginia home, maintain your IAQ, and reduce your carbon footprint.

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A/C Maintenance in Waynesboro, VA 22980

June 6, 2022

“I am very pleased with Casey! He is so knowledgeable and fixed my thermostat and even my phone. He took pictures in the attic to show me what was going on.”

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How Environmental Issues Can Affect Your AC

May 13, 2022
Blog Title: How Environmental Issues Can Affect Your AC Photo: Family Cleaning during spring

Our team of experts at Vailes Home Improvement Services wants to help increase your awareness of some of these environmental factors.

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