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Why You Should Never Use Chemical Drain Cleaners | R. A. Styron Plumbing | Chesapeake, VA

By R.A. Styron | Mar 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

Homeowners often find themselves in an even bigger mess, messing around with chemical drain cleaners. We’ve all been there, your shower has just a little bit of standing water or your kitchen sink is draining soooo slowly. So you think to yourself, ah maybe I’ll just pour some drain cleaner down there instead of spending…

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Why Is My Furnace Humming? | R. A. Styron | Heating Specialist

By R.A. Styron | Mar 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

Noticing a humming or buzzing noise coming from your furnace? You’re not going crazy and hearing things, it’s actually a common problem. There are a few reasons you are experiencing this; they range from failing equipment to simple maintenance related issues. This is a problem that will require a visit from your local heating specialist.…

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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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