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Why does My Pilot Light keep Going out?

July 23, 2019
A temperature gauge showing just the right temperature.

The most common reason that your pilot light on your water heater keeps going out is a damaged, bent or dirty thermocouple.

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What Is Short Cycling and Why Is It Important?

June 26, 2019
Air conditioner short cycling in the summer

Imagine starting your car, driving a block, and turning off the ignition. Then, you fire up your car again, drive another block, and park your car at the next intersection. If you drove this way to work and back each day, your car would probably not last very long. It’s tough on many of a…

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Time to Store Your Garden Hoses

November 15, 2018
Store your Garden Hoses

With the colder weather here, be sure to unhook garden hoses from all outdoor spigots and bring them inside!

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How to Choose Between Contractors for Your New Heating & Cooling System

August 9, 2018

When you’re faced with replacing your heating and cooling system, it can be daunting. It seems there’s so much to know. And even when you have your standard three quotes from contractors, how do you know which one to pick? You may be tempted to simply choose the lowest bid, but don’t do it––at least…

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Happy New Years from Vailes

December 31, 2017

Vailes Heating & Air is proud to offer services to Waynesboro, Staunton, Augusta County, and nearby communities. Call us at 540-942-0198 or request service online today!

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Merry Christmas from Vailes

December 22, 2017

Vailes Heating & Air is proud to offer services to Waynesboro, Staunton, Augusta County, and nearby communities. Call us at 540-942-0198 or request service online today!

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Happy Thanksgiving from Vailes Heating & Air

November 23, 2017
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Why is my Air Conditioner Blowing Hot Air?

July 7, 2017

What happens when you turn on your air conditioning unit and it blows hot or warm air? There are many reasons this might be happening, but we know it is not acceptable here in Fishersville. At Vailes, we want to keep you cool, so here are a few simple things that you can check before…

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The Benefits of Regularly Scheduled HVAC Maintenance

February 27, 2017

HVAC units are hardworking systems. It is natural for them to need maintenance, upgrades, and eventual replacement after so long. Before that time, however, there are a number of things regularly scheduled maintenance can do to help keep your units working safely and efficiently and your business operating at its best. Some of the benefits:…

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Don’t Skip Your Furnace Maintenance!

January 13, 2017

A furnace is crucial to comfort in Virginia winter, yet it is often ignored when it comes to home maintenance. Usually your furnace is in a basement, closet or other low traffic area of your home, making it easy to overlook. To avoid costly, inconvenient, and possibly dangerous emergency repairs, you should always remember your…

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