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Severe Winter Weather and Your Heat

By R.A. Styron | Jan 19, 2022 |

This weekend is stacking up to likely bring us some serious snow and frigid temps. While Hampton Roads may not typically see severe winter weather very often, ol’ Jack-Frost does visit us from time to time. Often bringing his good friends, ice and/or snow along, as well. What does that mean for your outdoor HVAC…

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The Start of Summer: Some Helpful HVAC Hints | R. A. Styron | Chesapeake A/C Specialists

By R.A. Styron | Jun 26, 2020 |

Summer has officially arrived in Hampton Roads! You can feel it when you walk out of your home in the morning. The sun is up and bright right along with the humidity. With summer comes air conditioning season. Making sure your system is ready for the heat waves summer is sure to bring Tidewater is…

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The Return Of Pollen Season & Your A/C | R. A. Styron | Chesapeake, V.A.

By R.A. Styron | Mar 6, 2020 |

If you have lived through any Spring in the Hampton Roads area you know what you are in store for. Pollen, pollen, and more pollen. Did I mention pollen? Yes, the days of yellow covered cars and anything else outside is swiftly approaching our area. Unfortunately, all that pollen in the air will quickly invade…

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Notice an increase in your energy bill? | R. A. Styron | Virginia Beach Heating Specialists

By R.A. Styron | Feb 27, 2020 |

Have you noticed a significant spike on your energy bill during the winter months (and even in the height of the summer)? High energy bills during heating season may not necessarily mean that your heating system needs replaced or repaired. Often times there are other areas of concern in your home causing your heating system…

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When Should I Replace My Ductwork? | R. A. Styron | Chesapeake HVAC Specialists

By R.A. Styron | Jan 17, 2020 |

When replacing your HVAC system, it’s vital to take a good look at your ductwork as well. Poorly installed, damaged, or improperly sized ductwork will negatively impact your HVAC system leading to early breakdowns and high utility costs. When installing a new HVAC system, you have to consider more than just the equipment itself. New…

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So, You Noticed Steam Coming From Your Heat Pump? | R. A. Styron | Heating Specialists

By R.A. Styron | Dec 19, 2019 |

Have steam coming from your outdoor unit? You aren’t alone and you usually don’t need to worry! It’s common and part of the process for your system to run correctly. Homeowners often mistake the water vapor rising off their heat pump system for smoke. Trust us, your system and/or fan motor is not burning up…

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What Time of Year Should I Have My HVAC System Replaced? | R. A. Styron Heating & Air

By R.A. Styron | Nov 12, 2019 |

Just like any other industry a/c and heating companies also have off seasons when demand is down. As most might expect, the spring and fall months are the best time of year to have a system replaced. Other than the obvious financial savings there are several other perks to replacing during the spring or fall.…

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3 Things That Can Affect Your HVAC Warranty | R. A. Styron | HVAC Specialists

By R.A. Styron | Sep 13, 2019 |

Just like new vehicle warranties HVAC manufacturer’s warranties are pretty easy to forfeit. Many homeowners don’t realize their mistakes until it’s too late. HVAC systems are complicated, expensive machines! It’s always best to be proactive and learn what you should or shouldn’t do before it’s too late. The three tops ways homeowners could accidentally their…

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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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