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Stay Warm By Maintaining Your Heater This Winter

During winter, your heater is one of the most important systems in your home. A properly maintained heater will deliver maximum heat output without wasted energy, or produce any harmful emissions.  If you ignore maintenance for too long, your heating system could become inefficient, decrease indoor air quality, or even break down when you need […]

Parts of an AC Unit and What They Do

Air conditioner (AC) units monitor and regulate air temperature inside your home, but have you ever wondered how? Although an AC is a comprehensive system of components, it’s not too complex. We’ll break down the major components for you. Evaporator Coils Evaporator coils are used to deliver cool air into your home during hot summer […]

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Prepare for Winter with a Fall Maintenance Check

When the warm days of summer give way to the crisper weather of fall, it’s a sign you should be getting ready for winter. Winter proofing your home keeps things running smoothly reduces energy waste and keeps your family toasty warm even on the coldest days. Here are our helpful tips to help prepare for […]

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4 Tips For Taking Care Of Your Heater Before You Need It This Winter

With the passing of Labor Day and the school-age children going back to classes, this is the first sign that summer is over. Days will get shorter and, more importantly, temperatures will drop, especially at night. Now is the time when homeowners will use their HVAC systems to keep warm, using the heater and furnace […]

Determining When It Is Time To Replace Your A/C Unit

Your air conditioner is often an important, unsung hero during the summer season. It’s easy to forget, when you’re inside during the day, living your life, or sleeping comfortably at night, that the AC is working away in the background, keeping you and your family comfortable. However, your air conditioner, like every other part of […]

Fall HVAC Maintenance Tips to Follow & Why

The summer months are all about trying to beat the heat and leaning heavily on the air conditioner in your home to keep things comfortable. If you have a traditional, centralized HVAC system, this means your chilled air is running through the ducts and into every room in your home. However, this same series of […]

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Air Conditioner Power Consumption How Much Are You Using

Summer is here, and that means longer days with hotter temperatures. Whether you’re staying at home or going to work, the air conditioner is going to be cooling the environment. An air conditioner is a necessity, especially for children, the elderly, and delicate electronic equipment, which all suffer in extreme heat. With more reliance on […]

5 Tips for Buying an AC Unit

With spring here and summer approaching, you can expect a marked rise in temperature. While spring temperatures can often be comfortable and feel “just right,” once summer gets into full swing, the temperature indoors can get hot and uncomfortable. For your comfort and the safety of pets, children, the elderly, and even electronics in your […]

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How to Pick the Best HVAC Company in North Virginia

The HVAC company you select must be qualified to complete the work in your home. Only by taking on the research process and reviewing the local marketplace can you find the right company for your home’s requirements. Our team at Briggs HVAC has decades of experience in the HVAC marketplace, and in this latest post, […]

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Noises that Your Heater Makes & What They Mean

Its definitely winter now as you can probably tell by the snow covering our area and the heaters in our house have been humming along for a couple months now with a couple to go. As with all things we are around often, when something doesn’t sound the same, it can be alarming. Just like our […]