If your tap water were contaminated, you’d be able to taste it … right? Not necessarily. In fact, what looks and tastes like sparkling clean water can still contain impurities that can damage your fixtures and appliances. Unwanted substances in your water supply can even cause corrosion in the pipes. Fortunately, Fitch Services can help… Read more »
Imagine days without access to refrigerated food. Without heated or air-conditioned shelter. Without hot water … or any water. Without access to a cell phone or the internet. When it comes to power outages, the struggle is real. Central Virginia’s summer temperatures can exceed 90 degrees for days on end — sometimes too much for… Read more »
If Superman and Spiderman got into a fight, who would win? It’s an interesting question, but there’s no right answer, of course, because each is a force for good with different superpowers. The same can be said when comparing air cleaners to air purifiers. Purifiers target toxic particles including viruses and bacteria in the air… Read more »
Your lips are chapped, and your skin is dry. It’s annoying, for sure, but the less noticeable results of poor indoor air quality in winter can be much more severe. With closed windows and doors, we are exposed to more allergens, asthma can worsen, the risk of carbon monoxide poisoning is higher, and so are… Read more »
Bump! Bang! Buzz … “Well, that can’t be good,” you think. Slowly you approach your heating unit to listen closely, hoping it’s nothing too serious. Here we will walk you through five strange sounds your HVAC unit could make this winter, what they might mean and when to call a licensed HVAC professional. What does it… Read more »
Some like it hot; some like it cold. That can mean disagreements over the optimal temperature for your HVAC thermostat settings in winter. Fitch Services has some tips on where to set your thermostat to keep harmony in your home and your heating bills down. There are various reasons for preferring a particular HVAC winter… Read more »
Cooler weather means lower energy bills. Yay! It also means it is time to prepare your heating system for winter. Here are the HVAC maintenance steps that help your unit perform when temperatures drop…. Read more »
Is air duct cleaning necessary? Air duct cleaning is inadvisable in most homes, though cleaning air ducts may be required in some circumstances.
Here, we’ll answer some common air duct questions. Use the links below to skip to an answer…. Read more »
Shopping for a new heating and cooling system (HVAC system) can be complicated. Here, we’ll empower you to make a wise decision by discussing the four most important considerations. We’ll also explain some heating and air conditioning jargon you’ll encounter…. Read more »
Learn how variable-speed air handlers reduce noise, decrease energy consumption, improve indoor air quality, lower humidity, and increase comfort by providing consistent temperatures from room to room.