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By Collin Land 07 Dec, 2017

With the winter chill setting in, you’ll want to ensure your furnace and HVAC system are running at optimal efficiency. In order to keep your home warm and your energy costs low, you’ll need to keep your unit well-maintained, properly fueled and ensure it’s equipped with the best filter for your situation.

As much as you may wish you could just install whichever filter you want, the small differences between each variety of air filter can affect how well your system runs. How, then, do you determine which filter is right for you?

By Collin Land 27 Oct, 2017

With the temperatures already dropping, now is the perfect time to make sure your heating system, whether it’s a gas or oil furnace, heat pump or boiler, is ready for the winter cold. Regular maintenance can go a long way toward extending the lifespan of your HVAC system and helping you avoid making a dreaded service call in the middle of the night.

The last thing you want is your heating system to be on the fritz right when you really need it. And in Virginia, when the average winter temperature can be as low as 20 degrees in some regions, it can be downright dangerous to go without heat for a night.

By Collin Land 28 Sep, 2017

Heating oil is a popular fuel for operating furnaces as it burns far hotter than other fueled heating methods, warming homes faster than other heating options and more efficiently maintaining a consistent temperature. Heating oil is a great option as it isn’t flammable by normal means and can provide virtually free hot water.

However, some people choose to use natural gas, electric or other heating alternatives instead. Here is how oil heating stacks up to the rest of the competition.

By Collin Land 07 Dec, 2017

With the winter chill setting in, you’ll want to ensure your furnace and HVAC system are running at optimal efficiency. In order to keep your home warm and your energy costs low, you’ll need to keep your unit well-maintained, properly fueled and ensure it’s equipped with the best filter for your situation.

As much as you may wish you could just install whichever filter you want, the small differences between each variety of air filter can affect how well your system runs. How, then, do you determine which filter is right for you?

By Collin Land 27 Oct, 2017

With the temperatures already dropping, now is the perfect time to make sure your heating system, whether it’s a gas or oil furnace, heat pump or boiler, is ready for the winter cold. Regular maintenance can go a long way toward extending the lifespan of your HVAC system and helping you avoid making a dreaded service call in the middle of the night.

The last thing you want is your heating system to be on the fritz right when you really need it. And in Virginia, when the average winter temperature can be as low as 20 degrees in some regions, it can be downright dangerous to go without heat for a night.

By Collin Land 28 Sep, 2017

Heating oil is a popular fuel for operating furnaces as it burns far hotter than other fueled heating methods, warming homes faster than other heating options and more efficiently maintaining a consistent temperature. Heating oil is a great option as it isn’t flammable by normal means and can provide virtually free hot water.

However, some people choose to use natural gas, electric or other heating alternatives instead. Here is how oil heating stacks up to the rest of the competition.

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