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Furnace Keeps Turning On and Off Repeatedly? | R. A. Styron Heating | Chesapeake Va

By R.A. Styron | Dec 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

Furnace Keeps Turning On and Off Repeatedly?  The Guide to Troubleshooting a Short-Cycling Furnace. If your furnace keeps turning on and off repeatedly, it can be stressful at best, and cold or downright uncomfortable at worst. First, it is important to realize that a furnace which is “short-cycling,” as we call it in the business, probably means that…

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Plumbing Terms You Need to Know | R. A. Styron | Chesapeake | Plumber

By R.A. Styron | Dec 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Ever had a plumber in your home explaining your problem/solution and all you hear is a foreign language? You’re not alone! Like many professions plumbing has its own language of sorts, but have no fear, R. A. Styron is here to help. Listed below you will find a wide range of plumbing terms to help…

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Is Your Home Properly Prepped for Your Christmas Guests? | R. A. Styron | Virginia Beach

By R.A. Styron | Dec 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

Getting your home ready for your holiday guests isn’t only about cleaning, cooking, and decorating. Making sure that your heating system and plumbing is in tip top shape should not be over looked. Nothing can put a damper on the holiday spirit like a broken heater or backed up plumbing. Add these few simple tips…

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12 Plumbing Facts You Probably Never Knew | RA Styron Plumbing | Virginia Beach VA

By R.A. Styron | Dec 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

At R. A. Styron, our plumbing service is almost as popular as our HVAC services. From toilets to sewer lines to showers and more – we’ve got you covered. We have already gone over some of the most common plumbing myths, now we would like to share some of the most common plumbing facts: 1. Standardized…

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Why Does My Gas Furnace Pilot Light Keep Going Out? | R. A. Styron Heating Specialist | Chesapeake Va

By R.A. Styron | Dec 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

Tired of your gas furnace pilot light going out? It’s frustrating, especially in the frigid temperatures Hampton Roads typically sees. Here are a few common causes of this problem and how to fix them. Problems with the thermocouple: The thermocouple is the copper rod you see the pilot flame hitting. It’s a safety device that…

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Tips to Prepare Your Home For The Winter Season | R. A. Styron Heating & Air

By R.A. Styron | Dec 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

The fall and winter seasons bring the joy of pumpkin patches, bonfires, corn mazes and warm apple cider. It also means that the cold winter is right around the corner. Here are some simple HVAC tips to ensure that your family will be warm and comfortable in your home this winter. • Change your filters: Air…

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Is Your Ductwork Working For You? | R.A. Styron | Virginia Beach, VA

By R.A. Styron | Dec 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Air ducts are a vital component of your home’s HVAC system, and any ducts that are leaking can reduce the performance of the system considerably, increasing your energy costs and making your home less comfortable. Properly sealing your ductwork is a relatively simple process, but there are a few things that you should know first.…

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7 Common Furnace Problems to Watch Out For | R. A. Styron | Heating Specialist | Chesapeake VA

By R.A. Styron | Nov 21, 2017 | 0 Comments

A furnace is indispensable in most areas of the country, especially during winter months when the weather becomes unbearably cold. Indeed, your heating system provides you great convenience and makes your home a comfortable place to live in. Without it, you would have to bundle up and huddle around the fireplace just to stay warm.…

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City Inspection – Why Is This Necessary? | R. A. Styron Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. | Virginia Beach VA

By R.A. Styron | Nov 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

When you have a new HVAC installation in your home or business, part of the process involves having a city inspection.  You might wonder why?  Here is why cities require permits and inspection for HVAC installation: HVAC Installation is Complicated Installing a new HVAC system is not a DIY project. Removing an old HVAC system…

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What is Ductwork and What Can Go Wrong? | R. A. Styron | Ductwork

By R.A. Styron | Nov 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

Clean your ductwork. Seal your ductwork. Insulate your ductwork. Why is there so much emphasis on this one particular component of your HVAC? It’s simple – if you want your ductwork to work, you’ve got to do a little duct work. Ductwork: An Introduction In heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC), ductwork is used for…

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