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Common Plumbing Questions Asked & Their Answers | R. A. Styron | Plumbing Specialists

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

We’ve gathered the most common plumbing questions we’ve heard from clients over the years. These are the top 5 questions along with their answers! Can I change the temperature on my water heather? Customer’s often ask if they can turn the temperature on their water heater up or down. The answer is yes but with…

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We Are All Ready For Spring… But Is Your A/C Ready For The Summer? | R. A. Styron | Tidewater A/C Specialists

By R.A. Styron | Mar 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

Residents in the Hampton Roads are excited that spring is almost here after a long and cold winter season. What’s not to love about spring? Longer days, blossoming trees and flowers, outside adventures with friends and family, and of course warmer weather! R. A. Styron understands that A/C maintenance is probably the last thing on…

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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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