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Why Is There A Water Stain On My Ceiling?

By R.A. Styron | Mar 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

As a homeowner, I used to wonder why my vents had water around them frequently. I never found out the reason until I got into the HVAC business. Turns out it’s usually caused by condensation forming on your ducts and leaking onto your ceiling. Sounds pretty simple and painless but do not ignore this issue…

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Water Softeners: Do We Really Need One? | R. A. Styron | Chesapeake, VA

By R.A. Styron | Feb 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

If you live in the Hampton Roads area, specifically Chesapeake, there’s a good chance you have “hard water”. If so, installing a water softener is your best line of defense. Water that contains a large amount of minerals like iron, magnesium, calcium, lead, sulfur, and limestone is often referred to as “hard water”. While hard…

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Why Is The Upstairs So Hot? | R. A. Styron | Hampton Roads HVAC Specialists

By R.A. Styron | Feb 21, 2019 | 0 Comments

Live in a two story home with one HVAC system? If so, you’ve probably found that keeping both floors at an even temperature is easier said then done. Especially during the heat of the summer! You are not alone, R. A. Styron has helped thousands of Tidewater residents with this same problem. There are many…

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What Not To Put Down Your Garbage Disposal | R. A. Styron

By R.A. Styron | Feb 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

Nowadays garbage disposals are commonplace in all kitchen sinks. While they are an amazing tool, most homeowners are not aware that you still cannot put just anything down them. As useful as they are, garbage disposals are not indestructible! So what should NEVER go down your disposal or kitchen drain?  PASTA & RICE – Although they…

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How Do I Replace My Flapper?

By R.A. Styron | Feb 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

Most of us have had to deal with a nagging toilet not holding water and constantly running. Not only is it aggravating listening to it but it hits us in the pockets when our water bill comes in the mail. Fortunately, replacing a flapper is inexpensive and can usually be taken care of without the…

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Roses are red, violets are blue. My a/c works and my heat does too.

By R.A. Styron | Feb 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

Valentine’s Day is the day people get to show someone how much they love them. Why not show the same love to your HVAC as well. After all, if you care for your HVAC system it will return the favor by running smoothly and that’s something you’ll always appreciate! If you’re wondering on how you…

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Why Don’t I Have Heat?!

By R.A. Styron | Jan 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

Have you ever had that moment of fear where you know something isn’t right with your air conditioner, but you’re almost too scared to find out? Is that HVAC service call going to cause inconvenience or about to cost money? Well let me tell you that you are not the only one! Before calling in…

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New Year New System

By R.A. Styron | Jan 2, 2019 | 0 Comments

The holiday season is over for now and it’s a new year! How about New Year, new system? I think that has a nice ring to it! 2019 is a year for new beginnings and why not make it new all around. If your system is still relatively new this won’t apply to you, however,…

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New Year’s Resolution

By R.A. Styron | Dec 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

Schedule Annual Maintenance This plan should be an every year plan, whether it’s once a year or twice. Most people don’t realize that this is actually an important task to save you money in the future. Nothing stays perfect forever.   Get A Programmable Thermostat. If you don’t already have a programmable thermostat, consider investing…

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Not Enough Christmas Decorations?

By R.A. Styron | Dec 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

If you don’t think you have enough ornaments, I’m here to tell you about ways you can get/make more! Here are just a few cheap and simple ideas for someone who has a passion for HVAC.   Made From Scratch (DIY) HVAC Ornaments Did you know it was possible to use a dryer vent to…

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