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Operating your Heat Pump During Winter Months | R. A. Styron | Chesapeake Heating Specialists

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

Nine Things You Should Know When Operating Your HP During Winter Months   Heat pumps can be a great option for any homeowner, pretty much anywhere! They are the most cost-effective option (when compared to other electric heating methods that create original heat), and they can be a great way to optimize your year-round heating…

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Strange Plumbing Noises and Their Causes | R. A. Styron | Chesapeake VA

By R.A. Styron | Jan 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

Did you hear that? What was that noise? Plumbing problems may not always be seen, but often times they can be heard. When your pipes begin to make strange noises, sometimes it’s a clue that it’s time to call a professional. Woosh: A whooshing sound in your shower could mean a buildup of minerals has…

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Tips on Clearing a Clogged Drain | R. A. Styron | Hampton Roads | Plumbing Specialists

By R.A. Styron | Jan 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

A lot of stuff makes its way down the drains in your home. Bits of food in the kitchen sink and hairs in the bathroom, all combine with soap and can clog your drains. We often hear about customers attempting to clear a clog with those drain cleaning solutions. These solutions are caustic and eventually cause pipe…

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Heat Pump Vs. Gas Furnace | R. A. Styron | Chesapeake VA | Heating Specialists

By R.A. Styron | Jan 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

In the Hampton Roads areas most residents have either a Gas Furnace or Heat Pump in their home. We are often asked which one is better to heat your home. While there is no real right or wrong, we can break down the basic functions of both to help you decide. How heat is generated-…

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What to do in a power outage. | R. A. Styron | Heating Specialists | Virginia Beach Va

By R.A. Styron | Jan 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

Winter storms can knock power out to homes in many ways, from snow build up on trees and power lines to gusty winds. During our recent blizzard of 2018 many Hampton Roads residents experienced lengthy power outages. Although many Hampton Roads residents use gas systems to heat their home, those systems still use electricity to…

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Looking to save some cash? | R. A. Styron Heating, Air Conditioning & Plumbing

By R.A. Styron | Jan 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

The New Year is here and with that comes all sorts of New Years Resolutions. Rather you decide to make saving money yours or not, lowering your utility bill costs is always a great way to ring in the New Year. Ready to start saving? Here are a few HVAC and plumbing related money saving…

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What to do during a plumbing emergency | R. A. Styron | Plumbing Specialist

By R.A. Styron | Jan 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

The worst part about a plumbing emergency is that you’ll never know when it’s going to rear its ugly head. Sometimes the warning signs are a lot more subtle than you’d expect, and before you know it, you’re standing in a foot of water not knowing what to do. When it’s your turn to experience…

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Why is my water heater so much bigger? | R. A. Styron | Chesapeake plumbing experts

By R.A. Styron | Jan 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Change: The Department of Energy is contiunously working to make all appliances as energy efficient as possible, this includes your water heater, as well. Back in 2015 The Department of Energy updated the water heater efficiency standards, almost doubling the efficiency ratings. The updated ratings forced water heater manufacturers to begin producing water heaters…

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Why is my furnace so loud? | R. A. Styron Heating Specialist | Hampton Roads Va

By R.A. Styron | Dec 29, 2017 | 0 Comments

If your furnace is making unusual and loud noises, it’s important to pinpoint the source of the sound in order to solve the issue. Noise can indicate a much more serious problem or even damage in the unit. There are many different parts that can cause noises to occur, each producing a different noise. Blower Motor If…

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Thermostats, which one is right for my family? | R. A. Styron Heating & Air | Chesapeake VA

By R.A. Styron | Dec 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

It’s hard making decisions sometimes when it comes to appliances and devices that we plan on having in our home for sometime, thermostats are no different. Like most electronics, thermostats have evolved immensely in the last 5 years or so. There are various thermostat manufacturing companies in the market that are producing a great quality…

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