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How to Eliminate Dust in My Home

February 26, 2019

Everyone has it, and nobody wants it. Dust. What exactly is it? According to an article in Time magazine “dust consists of some combination of shed bits of human skin, animal fur, decomposing insects, food debris, lint and organic fibers from clothes, bedding and other fabrics, tracked-in soil, soot, particulate matter from smoking and cooking, and,…

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Why Won’t My Furnace Stop Running?

February 21, 2019

Is your furnace blowing air without pause? If so, you’re probably feeling a bit concerned. First, your house most likely feels like an oven. On top of that, your utility bill will be considerably higher with your furnace constantly running. Believe it or not, this is a fairly common problem, so you don’t need to…

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What’s That Scent Coming From My Furnace?

January 31, 2019

If your furnace is producing a strange scent, you should always treat it with caution. While the cause for the odor may be benign, it could just as easily be harmful to inhale. When in doubt, always open windows to ensure ventilation, and evacuate your home. For your convenience and protection, our Vailes Home Services…

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How to Save Money on Your Heating Bill this Winter

January 15, 2019

Is your energy bill too high in the winter time? Are you looking for ways to cut costs? There are a number of simple things that you can do at home to save you money. Some of them are big projects but most are simple things that you can do in your day to day…

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Six Ways Your Furnace Keeps You Safe

December 21, 2018

Your fuel-burning furnace has a number of mechanisms that allow it to run safely and effectively. These features prevent fires and protect your indoor air quality. They also work to prevent internal errors from damaging large portions of your furnace. From the team at Vailes, here’s six ways your furnace is working to ensure your…

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Is My Furnace Overheating?

December 18, 2018

Just about any electrical appliance has the potential to overheat. Furnaces are no exception. As a homeowner, you need to take precautions to lower the risk of an overheated unit. You should also be wary of the associated symptoms, so you know when to take action. Remember, if your system gets too hot, you should…

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Plumbing Problems That Cost You Money

November 28, 2018

Even though thinking an ostrich will hide its head in the sand to avoid danger is actually a myth, it’s no myth that many Fishersville, VA, homeowners will ignore plumbing problems, hoping they’ll go away. That can be a costly mistake, as these problems almost never disappear on their own and typically evolve into a…

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Why Isn’t My Furnace Heating My Entire Home?

November 18, 2018

If the heat your furnace produces seems somewhat spotty to you, you’re not alone. Many homes have varied conditions from room to room causing inconsistent heating or cooling. On cold days, this can be a nuisance. For example, you may be confined to only a few rooms in your home. Or you might have to…

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Time to Store Your Garden Hoses

November 15, 2018

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

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Why is My Furnace Leaking Water?

October 26, 2018

You just discovered there’s a puddle water on the floor in front of your furnace. What does this mean? Why would your furnace be leaking water? In most cases, it’s not a big repair, so don’t panic. It could be a few different things. However, you will need a certified professional to take a look…

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