What to Do Before Turning on Your Furnace

October 17, 2019

Turning on a heater that is new or hasn’t been used for months requires a few safety checks. You don’t want a mishap or poorly functioning system. That’s why you should do the following before turning on the furnace. Check the Thermostat Modern thermostats are technologically “smart,” but they still require some manual attention. Is the thermostat set for heating? If the device still registers air conditioning mode, then it won’t automatically heat the interior when cold weather starts. Therefore, don’t overlook small details like setting the right temperature. Request a Furnace Inspection and Cleaning How will you know the...

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Is an HVAC Maintenance Contract Right for You?

September 15, 2019

If you’ve dealt with an HVAC company or contractor in recent years, you’ve probably been offered a contract for maintenance of the HVAC components in your home. While these agreements are designed to save the homeowner money, these agreements cost money and are essentially prepaid maintenance visits that offer discounts on other services such as repairs and priority service calls. At , we recognize you might wonder what benefits an HVAC contract has for you, so here are some things that you should take into consideration before signing a contract for your HVAC needs. Find out Exactly What’s Covered and...

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5 Basic Ways to Become More Energy Efficient

August 5, 2019

For those who are looking to reduce their carbon footprint and save more money on their utilities, it’s important to become more energy efficient at home. There are many ways too much energy is used, but adjustments can be made to conserve more energy. Here are a few basic ways to become more efficient with your energy use. 1. Replace Light Bulbs The type of light bulbs that you use throughout your home will influence how much energy is consumed. Replace traditional incandescent bulbs with LED bulbs. Incandescent bulbs have a shorter lifespan and use more energy. LED bulbs use...

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3 Advantages of Owning a Generator

July 17, 2019

Generators can be useful to have at your home in case of an emergency. Since most of us are so dependent on an electrical system, it can be disconcerting and inconvenient to be without power. Fortunately, you can set up a generator to kick into gear when you need it most. Here are some advantages of owning a generator. 1. Protect the Well-Being of Anyone in Your Home During both the Virginia winters and summers, our community can witness extreme weather. It can be difficult to be without power to help you regulate the temperature in your house, keep perishable...

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Beat the Heat! Schedule AC Maintenance at the Right Time

June 25, 2019

Maintenance plans are a great way to ensure indoor comfort all summer long. Most homeowners are aware of the importance of seasonal inspections, but often they don’t remember to schedule an appointment. Forgetting about the health of your air conditioner until it’s too late to prevent a failure can make life miserable. Thankfully, your local AC technician can send you a reminder and schedule an appointment at the right time of the year. Are You Confident About Your Air Conditioner? It has been at least six months since you turned on your air conditioner. Is it in good condition? A...

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What to Look for in an HVAC Repair Company

May 22, 2019

Perhaps you are new to the area and don’t yet have a go-to HVAC technician. That can be a tricky situation if you’re ever in need of quick, reliable work. Here are some recommendations for what you should look for in an HVAC repair company. Experience and Community Roots You want an experienced company, and you should also seek a business that is well-integrated into the communities it serves. has been serving Fieldale and the surrounding areas since 1972. That means we’ve been providing heating and cooling services to the region for nearly 50 years. You never have to worry...

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Does Your Boiler Need to Be Repaired?

April 4, 2019

In some situations, you might be unsure when to call in the professionals. Below, we’ll provide you with some information that can help you determine when a problem is a serious concern. Pressing Issues If your heat or hot water stops working suddenly, then there’s obviously a problem. It may be as simple as turning the system’s thermostat up, but more often than not, there’s something more serious going on. It may be a pressure issue, a broken valve, or something more significant that needs to be addressed. Another situation in which the red flag will be clear is when...

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