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Flooding and Your Outdoor Unit | R. A. Styron | A/C Specialists

By R.A. Styron | Sep 4, 2019 |

Here in the Hampton Roads we often deal with hurricanes and other large storms this time of year. Flooding is always a big concern when these storms approach, especially in lower lying areas like downtown Norfolk and parts of Virginia Beach. Outdoor units are built to withstand wind, rain, and even hail. They are designed…

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Thunderstorms and Your A/C | R. A. Styron Air Conditioning | V. A. Beach, VA

By R.A. Styron | Aug 7, 2019 |

Summer thunderstorms are pretty common in the Hampton Roads area. When these storms become severe they could result in damage to your air conditioning system. While the chances are minimal the impact could be costly. POWER SURGES Severe storms often bring strong wind gusts and lightning causing power surges. Because power surges and electronics are…

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3 Ways To Help Your A/C During A Heat Wave | R. A. Styron | A/C Specialists VA Beach, VA

By R.A. Styron | Jul 7, 2019 |

Saying it’s hot outside right now is an understatement! Summers in the Tidewater area do tend to be on the warm side but this heat wave we’re experiencing is one to remember. With temperatures near 100° and the heat index topping out at 110° your air conditioning is going to be working overtime. Even newer fully…

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How Often Should I Replace Plumbing Fixtures? | R. A. Styron | Chesapeake, VA

By R.A. Styron | Jun 6, 2019 |

Has it been years since you’ve updated the plumbing in your home? Wondering how often you should replace the plumbing fixtures? If you are noticing the tale tell signs that you are behind the times to replace some of your plumbing fixtures, you are not alone. Often, homeowners do not think about replacing plumbing fixtures…

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Plumbing and A/C Prep Before Vacationing | R. A. Styron | Chesapeake, VA

By R.A. Styron | May 22, 2019 |

Summer has officially arrived in Hampton Roads! With summer here many families will be planning some sort of getaway. Rather it is a quick weekend getaway or an extended vacation prepping your home is a good idea. Taking just a few minutes to adjust some things around your home you could be avoiding potential damage…

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Feeling A Draft? How To Fix Air Leaks In Your Home | R. A. Styron HVAC

By R.A. Styron | May 17, 2019 |

Feeling a draft in your home is never good during the winter or summer season. Not only are they frustrating and uncomfortable but they are most definitely costing you money on your energy bills. Air leaks in your home allow heated or cooled air to escape causing your HVAC equipment to work harder than necessary…

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Flushable Wipes, Are They Really Flushable? | R. A. Styron Plumbing | VA Beach, VA

By R.A. Styron | May 9, 2019 |

Homeowners are using wipes more and more often but are they damaging your drainage system? So many people flush those “flushable” wipes down without even thinking twice about it. I mean, they say on the front of the packaging that they’re flushable so it MUST be true, right? Unfortunately, the consensus among the plumbing experts…

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What Causes An A/C To Freeze Up? | R. A. Styron | Chesapeake A/C Specialists

By R.A. Styron | May 2, 2019 |

Frozen air conditioners are one of the chief complaints at the beginning of every summer, leaving many Hampton Roads residents with no relief from the summer heat. A frozen air conditioner doesn’t necessarily mean you have a serious problem on your hands. If you find yourself in this situation solving the issue can sometimes be…

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High Water Bill: How Your Home Could Be Leaking Money | R. A. Styron | Chesapeake, VA

By R.A. Styron | Apr 17, 2019 |

Noticed an unusually high water bill? If so, you probably have an undetected leak in your home. If your high water bill has you boiling over, there are some easy steps you can take to get it under control quickly. There are several different ways to determine if you have a leak in your home.…

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Should I Test My A/C Before Cutting It On? | R. A. Styron Air Conditioning

By R.A. Styron | Apr 10, 2019 |

Hampton Roads area residents know that we really only have two seasons, summer and winter. All too often we hop right over spring and fall right into winter (see what I did there?). Luckily, this year we seem to be enjoying a bit of spring weather but don’t get too complacent, summer is definitely on…

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