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Heat Check: As Winter Approaches, Is Your Heating System Ready?

December 20, 2021

Here’s a fun fact: on average, heating systems are responsible for about 40 percent of our homes’ energy use in cold weather. It pays to plan ahead when it comes to heating season, so we’ve created a checklist for you with a few things to keep in mind as you’re preparing for the chilly weeks and months to come!

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The Basics of Winter Indoor Air Quality

December 9, 2021

At Vailes Home Improvement Services, we recommend taking precautions to avoid the common issues associated with winter indoor air quality.

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What is Performance Construction?

November 23, 2021

Ultimately, the goal of home construction has remained constant for centuries: to meet homeowners’ needs and provide long-term, reliable comfort and performance. However, your preferences and priorities have changed since your parents’ generation and building industry professionals must adapt accordingly.

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4 Important Heat Pump Maintenance Tips

November 9, 2021

A heat pump offers both the heating and cooling you need for optimal indoor comfort, but keeping up with routine maintenance is critical for it to remain in peak condition.

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Make the Best of Your Heating and Air-Conditioning System

October 26, 2021

When shopping for a new heating and air-conditioning system, many homeowners’ wish lists include both efficient operation and improved comfort control. Modern heat pumps can satisfy both demands, but you’ll want to understand the differences between your options.

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How Do I Know When I Need a New Furnace?

October 19, 2021

Let’s face it—there’s never a good time for the heat to go out in your Virginia home. You certainly don’t want to wait until your heating system stops working for you to realize you need a replacement!

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Keeping Cool for Back to School

October 12, 2021

If you haven’t already, consider how switching your home to an all-electric HVAC system can help your family through the upcoming school year.

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Why Is Remodeling My Home in the Fall or Winter a Better Time?

October 8, 2021

If you have been planning to remodel your Staunton home and you have decided now is the time to call to schedule it, keep this principle in mind—wait for shoulder season. Your price for both materials and labor can be lower, in most cases, since the demand will be lower for the materials and the contractors will not be juggling as many jobs.

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Dual Barrier Coating

August 23, 2021

Outside temperatures are rising and your air-conditioning system is probably more appreciated than ever before! As such, your home is your sanctuary; a place where you can rest comfortably and breathe easier. At Mitsubishi Electric, we’re focused on delivering innovative solutions to promote wellness, comfort and efficiency in every home.

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Air Filters vs. Air Cleaners

August 5, 2021

Our team at Vailes Home Improvement Services, along with many manufacturers of air filtration and air purification products, are working to provide tools to help you ensure clean indoor air for you and your family. Here are some details about currently available solutions.

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