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Thermostat Settings: On vs. Auto

November 15, 2023

Switching the setting to On will leave your HVAC fan continuously running, even after your system reaches a targeted temperature. The Auto setting, on the other hand, means the fan will only run while your  system is actively heating or cooling the air inside your Virginia home or business.

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Schedule Your Annual Furnace Inspection Now

October 18, 2023

Prepping your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system for winter in Virginia not only enhances your safety and your furnace’s efficiency, it can help keep your repair budget in line during cold weather. Tackling this important chore is easier than raking leaves or cleaning gutters when you call the heating and cooling experts at Howell’s Heating & Air. 

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Listen to Your HVAC System

September 20, 2023

When all the pieces are in good condition and work in harmony, the only sounds you will hear will be the quiet hum of a motor and whisper of air as it exits registers in your Virginia home.

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When Do I Replace My Air Conditioner?

August 16, 2023

If you decide it’s time to upgrade to a new cooling system—you’re in luck. Air conditioners have become much more efficient in the past five years, thanks to new industry advances and stricter energy standards.

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Heat Gain Prevention Tips

July 19, 2023

Our team at Howell’s Heating and Air wants to help you prevent heat from building up inside your home as much as possible so that your air conditioner can be more effective and efficient. Here are some tips to consider.

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Summer Savings Tips for AC

June 21, 2023

It’s summertime in Virginia. The team at Howell’s Heating & Air hopes you find time to relax with friends and family, taking in the beautiful sunny days.

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Does an AC Help With Allergies?

May 17, 2023

Does an air conditioner (AC) help with allergies? In one word, yes. Actually two words, yes if. If you properly maintain the air conditioner. Air conditioners can help filter your home’s air and control its humidity, which are both helps in the allergy world.

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Why Do I Need AC Maintenance Now?

April 12, 2023

An air conditioner (AC), just like a car, needs regular maintenance and service to run efficiently. At Howell’s Heating and Air, we recommend getting your air conditioning unit serviced and cleaned at least once a year.

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4 Reasons to Replace Your Home’s Air Filter

March 15, 2023

Most people do not realize how pivotal the HVAC air filter is to both their homes and their HVAC systems.

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Why Isn’t My Furnace Heating My Entire Home?

February 15, 2023

We at Howell’s Heating & Air want you to be comfortable at home; you deserve to be! Here are seven furnace problems that could be causing uneven heat.

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