Heating season is here. Is your heat pump ready? Heat pump tune-ups improve performance and efficiency, reduce emergency-no-heat calls, and prolong the life of your HVAC system! Tune-up Your Heating System Why wait for your home’s heating system to break? Avoid costly repair bills Stay warm all winter Avoid the stress of a broken heat… Read more »
In the suffocating summertime heat, the last thing you need is for your A/C to stop blowing cold air. Unfortunately, it’s a common problem. And here in Charlottesville, we’re no strangers to hot, humid summer days. The good news is, it may only take a simple tweak or two to get your A/C running correctly… Read more »
Air conditioners should always produce some amount of water. This is the natural result of airborne moisture beading on the cool walls of the condenser—like the condensation that forms on a cold glass of lemonade on a hot day. This water will drip until a puddle accumulates beneath the unit. But how much is too… Read more »
Experienced A/C Technicians Always On Call If you need air conditioner repair service in Charlottesville, chances are it is a hot and humid summer day and you want your A/C unit repaired now! Find out about our internet specials to get the best deal on your A/C repair! Fitch Services is a licensed and professional… Read more »
A heat pump serves as a heater in the cold months and an air conditioner in the warm months. It uses the same thermodynamic principle as a portable air conditioner, but it serves two roles instead of one.
To learn how a heat pump works, let’s first examine how a portable air conditioning unit operates…. Read more »
Can a whole house surge protector save you money? Every plugged-in device in your home with a digital or electronic component is susceptible to power surges. Even small voltage surges can reduce the lifespan of your electrical devices and appliances. In addition to premature replacement costs, power surges can cause programming issues and increase your… Read more »
It’s not unusual to see multi-day power outages in the Charlottesville area during this time of year. A home generator can make a real difference in your comfort and safety during a power outage.
Choosing a home generator can seem pretty overwhelming. Here are some helpful tips!… Read more »
Temperatures are inching up in Charlottesville and we’re anticipating another hot and humid summer. Now is the time to schedule your air conditioner tune up to ensure your cooling system is in good working order before the worst of the summer heat slams Central Virginia. Why do I need an AC tune up? An air conditioner… Read more »
Charging portable electronics is becoming more challenging as the number of devices we own keeps growing! Four years ago, the Consumer Electronics Association reported that the average American home had about 24 electronic devices. With each household member using multiple devices, a common challenge in modern American homes is finding a way for everyone to… Read more »
This spring in central Virginia has brought unusual fluctuations in weather, even for our area. One weekend is sunny with temperatures soaring into the 90s, followed by several days of balmy 70s, and then a rainy weekend in the 50s! With such big swings, it’s hard to keep temperatures inside our homes stable. Use these… Read more »