Why Is My AC Blowing Hot Air? Couple trying to refresh during summer heat wave.

Why Is My AC Blowing Hot Air?

May 15, 2024

Few things in life can be more frustrating than your air conditioner malfunctioning over the summer—but it can and does happen. Luckily, Howell’s Heating & Air has solutions to help keep you from boiling!

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3 Signs It’s Time for a New AC. Man in his living room sitting on a deckchair with his feet in a mini pool reading a book.

3 Signs It’s Time for a New AC

April 15, 2024

Should you repair or replace? That’s always the big question when it comes to major home systems like air conditioning (AC). Repairs are easier on the pocketbook in the short run, but too many of them can add up.  Deciding on the ideal time to replace your air conditioning system in Ashland can be a…

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5 Ways to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality

March 15, 2024

What do you think of when you hear about air pollution? You might immediately imagine a giant cloud of smoke, cars spewing exhaust, or a trash incinerator––but have you ever thought about your own home in Ashland? The reality is airborne contaminants, such as dust, dirt, and pet dander, can negatively impact the indoor air…

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How to Spot a Cracked Heat Exchanger

February 15, 2024

At Howell’s Heating & Air, we take the safety of our customers in Virginia seriously. That’s why we want you to know how to spot a cracked heat exchanger.

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What Indoor Air Quality Accessories Can Help Keep Me Healthy?

January 15, 2024

On average, adults spend nearly all their time indoors at work or at home. In fact, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reports this amount of time reaches upwards of 90 percent for most people.

Add it all up, and you just can’t stress enough the importance of good indoor air quality.

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Why Won’t My Furnace Stop Running?

December 13, 2023

Is your furnace blowing air without pause? If so, you’re probably feeling a bit concerned. First, your Henrico County house most likely feels like an oven. On top of that, your utility bill will be considerably higher with your furnace constantly running. Believe it or not, this is a fairly common problem our professionals at Howell’s Heating & Air see frequently, so you don’t need to worry.

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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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