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What’s That Sound Coming From My Furnace?

December 27, 2019

It’s normal for your furnace to make some noise. For instance, a dull hum is to be expected. However, louder noises might spell trouble for your heating unit’s components. Remember to turn off your furnace if it makes any alarming sounds and leave the repair job to a professional. To help you, our Vailes Home…

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What’s That Smell Coming From My Furnace?

November 26, 2019

If your furnace is producing a strange smell, 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 Virginia home. For your convenience and protection, our Vailes Home…

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5 Reasons to Schedule a Fall Furnace Clean and Check

November 13, 2019

Cooler weather is here, you will want to keep the inside of your home toasty and comfortable. This means your furnace has been turned on. Your furnace should be cleaned and checked by a professional, contact us to have one of our technicians from Vailes Home Services scheduled to check your heat. You may think…

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When Do I Know It’s Time to Buy a New Furnace?

October 25, 2019

It’s easy to moan when you decide that a major appliance or home system needs replacing. After all, these are expensive investments and probably not your favorite way to spend your hard-earned money. Unfortunately, there’s often not a clear-cut message, short of an appliance completely breaking down, that definitively indicates it’s time to buy a…

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Furnace Filters 101

October 14, 2019

Your furnace filters are the unsung hero of your furnace. They quietly do their job without any fuss and allows the rest of the furnace to do its job. It’s not a complicated item, but there are some basics we at Vailes Home Improvement Services think you should know to help it do its job.…

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Fall Indoor Air Quality

September 27, 2019

At Vailes Home Improvement Services, we know in cooler weather people tend to spend more time indoors at home. Knowing this, it’s important to be sure your indoor air quality is protected, keeping both you and your home protected.

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How to Maintain Your Ductless Heating & Cooling System

September 13, 2019

A ductless, or mini-split, heating and cooling system is a splendid choice for your Virginia home and a worthwhile investment. It offers many benefits, and you can enjoy them all for years to come if you maintain the system on a consistent basis.

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3 Health Benefits for Using Your AC While Sleeping

August 23, 2019

A major part of your health relies on getting a good night’s sleep. That’s why it’s not just important to run your air conditioner during the hot summer days. You need to keep your home comfortably cool at night as well. At Vailes Home Improvement Services, we understand that depending on your air conditioner to…

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Why Is My Heat Pump Blowing Hot Air on the Cool Setting?

August 12, 2019

We at Vailes Home Improvement Services hope you’re enjoying the warm weather this season. Although if you’re reading this article, you might be a bit tired of it. It’s a hot day, yet your heat pump doesn’t want to cooperate and is circulating hot air throughout your house. If this is the case, you probably…

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Top Causes of AC Failure

July 31, 2019

If you are a homeowner in Virginia getting ready for a scorching summer, you will want to understand the top causes of air conditioner failures and what to do to prevent or address them.

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