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The Biggest Plumbing Myths Busted | R.A. Styron | Chesapeake Plumber

By R.A. Styron | Nov 6, 2017 |

They have been passed down from generation to generation, but it is time to put a stop to the unnecessary damage and learn the truth behind some of the biggest plumbing myths around. The guide below will help you understand how to maintain your plumbing system and keep the plumbing folklore from ruining your efforts!…

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Home Plumbing Winterization Checklist | RA Styron | Chesapeake Va | Plumbing

By R.A. Styron | Nov 2, 2017 |

Fall Tips from our plumbers in Hampton Roads. Freezing temperatures and plumbing systems don’t make for a great combination, so fall is the time to prepare for the chilly cold that will threaten to freeze your pipes and damage your plumbing system each year. If you’re unprepared for the sudden drop in temperature we’ve been…

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Space Heater Safety Tips | R. A. Styron | Chesapeake VA | Heating

By R.A. Styron | Oct 31, 2017 |

In order to save money in the colder months, many people opt to use a space heater to heat one room rather than heat the entire structure. Regardless of your plan, it is important to be cautious. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) estimates that nearly 18,000 residential fires every year are associated with the use…

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All About Air Filters | R.A. Styron | Chesapeake VA HVAC

By R.A. Styron | Oct 27, 2017 |

10 Questions That Explore the Ins and Outs of Home-Air Filtration Any home or structure that has conditioned air running through duct work also has an air filter that needs to be changed regularly. The air filter stands as an unobtrusive sentry of home air, and they’re often so out of sight and mind that…

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Common HVAC Terms You May Want to Know – R.A. Styron

By R.A. Styron | Oct 24, 2017 |

Your air conditioning system has a lot of components, working parts and mechanisms with names that most people don’t use on a daily basis. While your consultant should make sure you understand everything, having a grasp on the terminology will help you make the best decision for your home. You may hear several different terms…

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Choosing and Installing Geothermal Heat Pumps | R.A. Styron Heating and Air Conditioning, Inc.

By R.A. Styron | Oct 19, 2017 |
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These geothermal heating and cooling units installed in the basement of a new home are tied to a complex array of underground coils to keep indoor temperatures comfortable. | Photo courtesy of ©iStockphoto/BanksPhotos When selecting and installing a geothermal heat pump, consider the heating and cooling efficiency, the economics of the system, and your site’s…

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Tankless Vs. Traditional Tank Water Heaters | RA Styron | Virginia Beach Va Plumbing

By R.A. Styron | Oct 17, 2017 |

If you’re contemplating on replacing your traditional water heater with a new and upgraded tankless water heater you probably have a lot of questions. Let us help you make the right decision. One of the first considerations, of course, is cost effectiveness. While a tankless water heater will most certainly save you money every month…

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HVAC Preventive Maintenance Tips for Fall and Winter | RA Styron | Chesapeake VA

By R.A. Styron | Oct 10, 2017 |

Have you serviced your heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) system for the winter period? Whether you are a homeowner or a property manager, you will need to find a reliable HVAC professional to help you service your HVAC system. A well maintained and serviced HVAC system is highly efficient in both its functionality and…

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HVACR Leaders Discuss Hurricane Recovery Assistance Contractors, manufacturers, and organizations extend a helping hand | R.A. Styron

By R.A. Styron | Oct 5, 2017 |
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Hurricane Damage hvac DAMAGED GOODS: Hurricanes Harvey and Irma recently swept through Texas, Louisiana, and leaving a devastating trail of destruction. PHOTOS COURTESY OF HVACI; HTTP://HVACI.CO Hurricane Damage hvac REPAIR OR REPLACE: HVAC systems are designed and engineered to operate within specific physical parameters. When units are subjected to operational conditions outside of those parameters,…

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