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Zones and HVAC: Are there benefits for your home?

Some HVAC systems in larger homes have what’s called a “zoned system” – that is, multiple thermostats controlling the temperature in multiple areas of the home. Also, zoning can refer to a single thermostat controlling the temperature in multiple areas …

What walks down stairs, alone or in pairs?

Today we celebrate the invention of a precompressed helical spring – you might know it as SLINKY!

It was invented by a naval engineer in the 1940s who was working with tension springs, in an effort to try to suspend …

Troubleshooting a Frozen Air Conditioner

You would think with it being 90+ degrees outside that it would be impossible for an air conditioner unit to freeze but in fact it’s VERY possible. Here are some reasons an air conditioner can freeze:

Poor airflow with the …

Northern Virginia Tips for Managing the Humidity in August

You may have heard, that this week the Northern Virginia area is getting it’s most humid air of the year. If you’re looking for an escape, there’s no better place to turn to then a cool, air conditioned room. But …

7 Ways You Can Beat the Heat

This could be the hottest weekend of the summer – besides staying inside a cool room in your house, which would be ideal, here are some other ways you can beat the heat.…