How to Replace Batteries Inside of a Digital Thermostat

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Today’s central heating and air conditioning systems are often equipped with sophisticated, digital thermostats. These devices do much more than analog, dial-type thermostats or those that depend on mercury for operation. However, the one drawback to digital thermostats is that they often use batteries to function. Without internal batteries, digital thermostats won’t work and could… Read more »

Begin Your Spring Cleaning With an Air Conditioning Tune-up

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As warmer weather arrives, many homeowners start to think about spring cleaning. One important part of spring cleaning that is often overlooked is your HVAC system. A properly-functioning air conditioner is a critical part of keeping your home comfortable and should therefore be part of your spring cleaning schedule. The following maintenance tasks will help… Read more »

Five Signs of a Heating Contractor Scam

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Cold winter weather is a part of life in Virginia. Unfortunately, temperatures forecast to be cold enough to warrant firing up the furnace are an opportunity for scammers to go door-to-door in search of a quick and easy payday. Anyone who has lived through a Virginia winter knows exactly what we’re talking about. Heating contractor… Read more »