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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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What Is a Furnace Flue and how do I Prevent Problems with it?

October 12, 2018

The furnace flue is a pipe or vent that expels exhaust from your home. It keeps you and other people in your home safe from breathing harmful gases. In addition to air quality hazards, some of the fumes are flammable. The exhaust prevents these gases from coming into contact with the open flame on your…

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Fall Indoor Air Quality

September 29, 2018

Now that fall has arrived, cooler temperatures will be here to stay. This transition from one season to another most definitely affects your home’s indoor air quality (IAQ), and your IAQ directly affects your comfort in your home. In cooler weather, people tend to spend more time indoors at home, so it’s important to be…

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5 Reasons to Schedule Heating Preventative Maintenance

September 24, 2018

As the cooler weather approaches the Augusta County area, it is time to get the inside of your home toasty and comfortable. This means turning on your heat. Before the first night you’ll want it, you should have your heating system checked by a professional from Vailes Heating & Air. It may not seem like…

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Sump Pump Failure

August 21, 2018

Sump pumps are the silent heroes of basements, and homes in general. Without any hoopla, they quietly protect your home from flooding, and living in Fishersville, VA, you know basement flooding can happen quite easily. It only takes that one major rainfall or ice storm to foil your sump pump’s success rate. Our professional plumbers…

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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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