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Why Is Air Conditioner Maintenance Important?

March 19, 2019

When the temperatures in Culpeper, VA, head to the top of the thermometer, it’s not the time for your air conditioner (AC) to be on the blink. Regular annual maintenance on your AC will go a long way in preventing that situation from happening. Just as your car requires regular maintenance to keep running smoothly…

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Video-What Is a Heat Pump?

February 21, 2019

A heat pump is a device that transfers heat from one place to another, from inside your home to outside or from outside to inside. In the winter a heat pump works like a heater, extracting heat energy from outside and transferring it inside. In the summer the process reverses and it will remove heat…

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What Is a Boiler?

February 8, 2019

If we mention the word boiler, do you know exactly what we mean? Or are you thinking of a furnace? Or of a hot water heater? Or are you not even sure? If you are confused, rest assured you are not alone. Our Able Heating & Air technicians run into many people here in the…

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Cold home, freezing family, mother and son, Wrapped In Blanket Sitting Near Heater. Furnace is blowing cold air in Culpeper, VA.

Why Is My Furnace Blowing Cold Air?

January 15, 2019

Imagine in the middle of winter, coming home after a long day at work or school and settling down with your family after to do homework, or watch a movie and suddenly there is cold air blowing out of your vents! This could be prime time to panic, but don’t! Here are a few things…

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How to Determine Heat Pump Efficiency

December 9, 2018

If you’re in the market for a new heat pump, efficiency is probably a factor in your search. Luckily, the Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) has a universal ranking system for heating-and-cooling units. You might have seen mystical abbreviations like HSPF or SEER, but what do they actually mean? Well, here’s a guide…

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Two mugs, a scarf by the fireplace in Culpeper, VA, in a home where a new furnace is needed.

When do I need a new Furnace?

November 21, 2018

Here are few simple things to take into consideration when thinking about a new furnace. 1. How Old Is Your Furnace? The average life expectancy of a furnace is 15 to 20 years. The closer your furnace gets to this age range, the more attention you should pay to the warning signs. Start shopping for…

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Should I set my Thermostat to ON or AUTO? 


November 9, 2018

Heat, Cool and Off are the straightforward settings of one switch on many thermostats. What about the other switch, On or Auto? What’s the difference? On means the fan is going to run continuously, 24/7. Auto means that the fan will only run while the system is actively heating or cooling the air. The setting…

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Fall Indoor Air Quality

October 11, 2018

With fall setting in here in Culpeper, VA, cooler temperatures will be here to stay. This transition from one season to another most definitely affects your home’s indoor air quality (IAQ), and your IAQ directly affects your comfort in your home. In cooler weather, people tend to spend more time indoors at home, so it’s…

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