House Call Company Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Suffolk’

AC FAQ: Where’s This Water Coming From?

Monday, July 2nd, 2018

evaporator-coilWith the exception of evaporative coolers, which are not used often in this area, air conditioning systems do not use water in their operation. With that in mind, you may be wondering where the heck all of this water that is surrounding your air conditioning unit is coming from. No, it is not a figment of your imagination or some sort of optical illusion. There may be water coming from your system, but it is not a water leak in the way that you may be thinking of.

There are a few potential sources of this water. While it may not really be an emergency that is putting the condition of your air conditioner at risk, it is definitely in your best interest to get to the bottom of the problem immediately. In at least one case, this could be a symptom of a problem that could do irrevocable damage to your plumbing system. So read on, and remember to contact us for quality air conditioning services in Suffolk, VA.

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3 Air Conditioning Problems You Need to Watch for This Summer

Monday, July 31st, 2017

air-conditioning-repairAir conditioning systems are more likely to develop problems during the summer than at any other time of the year. You don’t want to have your AC break down on you in the middle of a heat wave. So it’s a good idea to familiarize yourself with some of the signs that your air conditioner is in need of repairs. The faster you can tell that your air conditioner is in trouble, the faster you can get it repaired and the more damage you can prevent. Let’s have a look at three common air conditioning problems to watch for this summer and their symptoms.

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Mother’s Day: When Your Husband Is Terrible at Mother’s Day

Monday, May 8th, 2017

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Mother’s day is just around the corner. This May 14th, mothers throughout the country are going to be showered with gifts, affection, and appreciation for all that they do for the most important people in their lives. We here at House Call Company handle a lot of big jobs with regularity. But we know that being a mother is one of the biggest jobs of all. Don’t you think that the mother in your life, be it your own or the mother of your children, deserves something special this year? We do, which is why we want to handle that Honey-Do list for you.

We believe in improving lives by improving homes, and hiring our technicians to handle the jobs that you need completed around the house is a great way to ensure that everyone living in that house, mothers included, are able to live the comfortable and convenient life they deserve. It may not sound like the most romantic plan in the world, but one thing mothers are is practical. The flowers and cards are up to you, but there is not a mother out there that won’t be ecstatic to finally see every item on that Honey-Do list completed and completed properly. There is a lot that we can do for you.

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Why Use a Lennox PureAir™ System?

Monday, April 10th, 2017

allergensFor many homeowners, living comfortably means maintaining comfortable temperatures throughout their homes regardless of the temperature outside. This is an important part of the home comfort equation. It is not, however, the only factor you must consider. Keep in mind just how much time you and your family spend in your home. It’s a lot, including those hours when you are fast asleep. To live comfortably, you also need to know that you are breathing air of a high quality in your home.

The harsh truth is many homeowners are simply tolerating low indoor air quality in Suffolk, VA. There are a lot of different reasons why your indoor air quality may suffer, and there are many different problems that you may face. There may not be a single solution to every problem that you encounter with your indoor air quality, but you can come close. The Lennox PureAir™ system may just be the answer to your problems.

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Use a Zone Control System with Your Heater and AC

Monday, February 13th, 2017

technician-at-workThere are many reasons why homeowners may choose to replace an air conditioner or a heating system. Perhaps the system just is not heating and/or cooling the property successfully. Maybe energy costs are too high. Whatever the case may be, some homeowners wind up tolerating a subpar heating and/or cooling performance just because they are unable to replace the system at the time. There are definitely other options to consider, however, which can help you to get a better performance from your home comfort system(s).

One such option is to upgrade your HVAC systems with zoning equipment. Doing so has a number of benefits to offer, and you may just see a revitalization in terms of your system’s output quality. Consider the following, and let us know if you are ready to start taking advantage of a zone control system in Suffolk, VA.

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What Is the Difference Between Clearing and Cleaning a Sewer?

Monday, January 2nd, 2017

The sewer line on your property does a very important job, but it is probably not something that you think about all too much. This is one case in which out of sight should definitely not lead to an out of mind mentality, though. If you don’t keep your sewer line clean, you can run into some pretty serious problems.

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What Heating Maintenance Means for Your Safety

Monday, November 28th, 2016

There are a lot of reasons to schedule heating maintenance in Suffolk, VA. Heating maintenance is a great way in which to keep your heater working at peak performance levels, for instance. It is also an effective means by which to limit heating repair needs. There is another factor to consider, however, and it is the most important of all.

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Protect Yourself From Carbon Monoxide This Heating Season

Monday, September 19th, 2016

During the winter season, you are going to be very thankful that you have a heating system capable of keeping your living environment warm and comfortable. Just remember that your heating system must be operating properly in order to operate safely. One potential hazard of combustion-based heating systems is carbon monoxide exposure. 

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Flu Season Is Approaching: How’s Your Indoor Air Quality?

Monday, August 15th, 2016

For a lot of homeowners, the temperature in their homes is what they immediately think of when they think about their comfort. What about the quality of that air, though? After all, the quality of the air in your home not only affects your comfort, but can have serious implications for your health, as well.

With flu season on the way, it is time to take stock of your indoor air quality in Suffolk, VA. If you are not happy with what you find, give us a call. We have the indoor air quality products and services that you need to overcome these issues.

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Do I Have a Refrigerant Leak?

Monday, July 18th, 2016

Being able to rely on your air conditioning system to keep your home cool and comfortable throughout the hottest time of the year is important. One must be diligent, though, as there is no such thing as a 100% problem-free air conditioning system. If you have any concerns about your air conditioner in Suffolk, VA, you should contact a member of our staff right away.

One common issue that we see with air conditioning systems is a refrigerant leak. It’s important to remember that your AC doesn’t consume refrigerant like a fuel. The fluid is recycled over and over. If you notice any signs of low refrigerant levels, you may have a leak on your hands.

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