Preventative Maintenance

Batten Down the Hatches

Posted by on Dec 19, 2016 in Blog, Preventative Maintenance | 0 comments

As winter approaches you should take preparations to reduce the weathers wrath on your home. Each summer we enjoy having the windows open, pools, sprinklers and screen doors. Without care these summer icons can quickly turn into a pain in your pocket. After the yard play and sprinklers turn off for the season ensure you have unplugged all of your outdoor water hoses and turned off the water. Doing so will prevent potential damage to your pipes and to your hoses. As you begin to close the door on summer inspect all of your door seals, if you can see daylight through the crack they should be...

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Is your AC system ready for summer?

Posted by on Apr 2, 2016 in Preventative Maintenance | 0 comments

Is your AC System ready for summer? If you have a heat pump or AC System in the Charlottesville, Staunton, or Harrisonburg area’s there are some things you need to know about your system. First and foremost it is vital that you change your air filters on a quarterly basis. Reduce the time to 60 days or as often as 30 days if you have multiple pets. Especially if your pets shed a lot, pet hair will block the air supply of your AC unit. If you can imagine breathing through a straw, that is what dirty filters do to your system. Dirty air filters can also cause the unit to freeze up in the...

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All pressure washing services are not created equal!

Posted by on Mar 27, 2016 in Preventative Maintenance | 0 comments

Why does mold grow on the sides of your home? Mold likes dark or heavily shaded areas with high humidity. Mold will continue to grow on those areas that are shaded because the Charlottesville, Staunton, and Harrisonburg Virginia area are prone to high humidity. Most companies today offer a low cost pressure washing service to clean your home. It is usually sold as a commodity service, only to have the mold and other stains reappear on your home within a month or two. There is no value in the short term cheap pressure washing of your home. Pressure washing a home with dirty siding is like...

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