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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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Should I Replace My Furnace? | RA Styron Heating & Air Conditioning | Chesapeake

By R.A. Styron | Nov 13, 2017 | 0 Comments
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Before repairing or replacing your gas furnace, here are 5 telltale signs that your heating system has reached the end of its useful life. It’s best to start investigating now in the fall instead of the middle of winter when you are rushed into a decision. Since nearly 30% of our annual energy bill (approximately…

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3 Reasons to Consider Buying a New Air Conditioner in the Fall | R A Styron Heating & Air | Chesapeake AC Specialist

By R.A. Styron | Nov 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

  With temperatures dropping, your air conditioner is likely the last thing on your mind. What many homeowners don’t know is that fall is an ideal time to purchase a new air conditioning system. Below are a few advantages to buying a new air conditioner now instead of waiting until next cooling season.   Avoid…

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The Biggest Plumbing Myths Busted | R.A. Styron | Chesapeake Plumber

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

They have been passed down from generation to generation, but it is time to put a stop to the unnecessary damage and learn the truth behind some of the biggest plumbing myths around. The guide below will help you understand how to maintain your plumbing system and keep the plumbing folklore from ruining your efforts!…

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Home Plumbing Winterization Checklist | RA Styron | Chesapeake Va | Plumbing

By R.A. Styron | Nov 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

Fall Tips from our plumbers in Hampton Roads. Freezing temperatures and plumbing systems don’t make for a great combination, so fall is the time to prepare for the chilly cold that will threaten to freeze your pipes and damage your plumbing system each year. If you’re unprepared for the sudden drop in temperature we’ve been…

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