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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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Common Air Conditioning Problems

July 31, 2018

Air conditioning problems aren’t always predictable, but there are a few common problems that we see over and over again here in Fishersville, VA. Recognizing what they are might help you to fix the problem, or might simply help you understand what your HVAC technician is referring to when they provide solutions. Open Windows One…

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How do I Prevent Heat Gain in My Home?

July 25, 2018

One way to save money this summer is by learning how to battle heat build-up, or heat gain, in your Fishersville, VA, home. By taking a few steps you can minimize the amount of heat that gets trapped inside. This trapped heat can cause your AC to work harder and less efficiently. Here are a…

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How to Save Money on Air Conditioning and Energy

June 29, 2018

With the dog days of summer just around the corner, you may be running your AC more and more. We want to go over some of the ways that you can save money and energy with your HVAC system this season. Seasonal Service and Maintenance There is simple maintenance you can do at home, like…

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Does My Air Conditioner Help with Allergies?

June 28, 2018

Does an air conditioner help with allergies? Yes, if you properly maintain the unit. Air conditioners can help filter your home’s air and control humidity, and both of these things are important in the allergy world. It’s estimated there are now 50 million seasonal allergy sufferers in America. Properly maintaining your HVAC system is the…

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Why is My AC Blowing Hot Air?

May 24, 2018

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. We want to keep you cool at Vailes, so here are a few simple things that you can check before you call us or request service online. Check Your Thermostat…

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Vailes Home Services proudly provides HVAC service to Fishersville, Staunton, Waynesboro, Afton, Churchville, Grottoes, Harrisonburg, Keezletown, Mount Sidney, Mount Solon, Raphine, Stuarts Draft, Swooope, Verona, Weyers Cave, and the surrounding communities. Visit our service area page for more coverage details, call us at 540-942-0198, or request service online today.