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5 Air Conditioning Myths to Avoid

As the weather warms up here in the Shenandoah Valley, homeowners will be turning to their ACs for comfort and relief from the summer heat. But cool indoor temperatures during the hot months of the year aren’t free, and there’s no shortage of “AC hacks” we’ve seen circulate about the ways you can and can’t

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Is Your Indoor Air to Blame?

January 9, 2020 You depend on your home to protect you and your family from the elements, like rain, wind, snow, and sub-freezing temperatures. But what if the air inside your comfy, cozy Virginia home was actually causing a number of health symptoms for you and your family throughout the year? You may know Excel

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Is Your Ductwork Costing You Extra Money?

May 14, 2020 Your Harrisonburg or Elkton home’s heating and cooling system should be a source of relief when extreme outdoor temperatures threaten to disrupt your indoor home comfort, but for many homeowners in the Shenandoah Valley, reaching for the thermostat can be a source of stress, knowing that the ensuing utility bills could spiral

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Is Your Air Conditioning System Ready To Handle The Summer Heat?

July 3, 2018 Summers in Virginia can be brutal. The heat, amplified by the humidity in the Shenandoah Valley, means your air conditioner is working overtime to keep your home at a comfortable temperature. If your system is more than a few years old, the wear and tear of summer after summer may mean it’s

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Is Your AC Ready for Summer?

April 21, 2020 The way the news is trending, it looks like you and your family might be spending far more time than usual inside your Virginia home this spring, and possibly even into the summer. As the weather continues to warm, you’ll be relying more than ever on your home’s cooling system to keep

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Will Your AC Make It Through the Rest of Summer?

August 30, 2018 Now that we’re well into summer here in the Shenandoah Valley, homeowners in the area are feeling some extra appreciation for their air conditioning systems. Are you giving your AC system the care it needs to continue running smoothly, or is there a chance it could break down before cool fall temperatures

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Why You Should Consider Switching to a Heat Pump

January 19, 2018 heat_pumps.jpg If you’re still using a furnace and air conditioner to heat and cool your home, now is a good time to consider switching to a heat pump. A heat pump can heat and cool your home efficiently using electricity as its energy source. Types of Heat Pumps All heat pumps offer

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Why Won’t My Air Conditioning Turn On?

June 4, 2019 We may have just had a bout of rain and highs in the 50s this past week in the Shenandoah Valley, but as we look at the forecast ahead, it looks like not even the rain can keep daytime temperatures down. With temperatures quickly rising into the 80s, you’re probably switching your

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Why Sign Up for a Comfort Club Maintenance Plan?

February 13, 2019 If you’ve ever had to put up with a furnace or air conditioner breakdown, you understand how frustrating it can be. Even if you can find a local contractor who offers emergency repair service, there’s still that window of time when your house becomes uncomfortably hot or cold. And that’s not to

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Why Isn’t My AC Keeping the House Cool?

August 26, 2020 1. Do you struggle to stay cool in your home during a hot summer day, even with the AC running? 2. At Excel Heating & Cooling, we specialize in finding solutions to your comfort issues. 3. AC repairs are no sweat for our HVAC technicians, including common issues like: Refrigerant leaks Frozen

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