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Whole family are sitting on the floor in front of fans because their heat pump is blowing hot air.

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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Why does My Pilot Light keep Going out?

July 23, 2019

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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Air conditioner short cycling in the summer

What Is Short Cycling and Why Is It Important?

June 26, 2019

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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Mistakes to Avoid When Purchasing an Air Conditioner

Mistakes to Avoid When Purchasing an Air Conditioner

June 12, 2019

Purchasing an air conditioner requires effort, but it doesn’t need to be stressful! Whether you’re looking to weather the warmer seasons in Fishersville…

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An HVAC technician in Fishersville, VA, servicing a homeowner's ductless air conditioning system.

Ductless Maintenance

May 23, 2019

A ductless heating & cooling system offers many benefits that you can enjoy for years to come if you maintain your system on a consistent basis…

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A Fishersville homeowner's faucet leaking.

Plumbing Problems That Cost You Money

April 29, 2019

Here in Fishersville, many homeowners will ignore plumbing problems, hoping they’ll go away. That can be a costly mistake, as these problems almost never…

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A clean home in Fishersville, VA.

Does an Air Conditioner Kill Mold?

April 26, 2019

Mold thrives in damp, humid environments. Your AC is designed to help dehumidify your Fishersville home, removing excess moisture & preventing mold…

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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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