F.H. Furr's Plumbing, Heating, Cooling & Electrical Insider Blog

Keep the Pests Out of Your HVAC System!

Most homeowners ensure that their homes are treated either on their own or by professionals. But did you know that when checking walls, doorways and windows that you should also check your heating and air conditioning system as well? Protecting your HVAC system is quite an important piece in keeping pests out which will help protect you and keep your systems running smoothly and not costing you large amounts for repairs.

Taking Care of Hunger!

On Thursday October 13th, Northern Virginia Family Service (NVFS) recently had their annual "Empty Bowls" event to raise money for their SERVE food bank - and it was quite the success! The Manassas Church of the Brethren was packed for the event!

5 Awesome Tips To Hiring An Electrician

Most electrical contractor related problems can be averted by taking your time doing just a little research. With over 35 years experience, we have found that these are the tips we would use to hire some for our house!

Topics: Electrical Electrician

TOPSoccer - Taking It To The Goal!

If you asked the members of our Cares team what their favorite events are to work, they would tell you that's an easy decision. Any even tinvolving KIDS. This past Saturday was one of those favorite events.

Spending the Day in Haymarket!

Each year, the Haymarket community comes together for a day of celebration honoring the community where they live! This year's celebration was nothing short of FUN!

49th Annual Clifton Day!

Sunny, Sunday morning? Check.
Free admission? Check.
Food, music and vendors? CHECK!

The 49th Annual Clifton Day was on Sunday, October 9th and what a great day it was!

Duct Cleaning Quick Tips

Did you know that the Washington, DC area has some of the worst ozone pollution in the country. However, it has gotten better over the last 15 years. Our area ranked 8th in the top 25 most ozone-polluted cities recently. This is the air we're breathing, people!

Heating? Cooling?
There's an App for That!

In today's technological world, you can literally control everything through an app. You can set your home alarm through an app. Goods and services can be paid with apps. You can even lock, unlock and START some cars with an app! It's crazy! But did you know that there are thermostats that allow you to control the temperature of your home online or with an app on your phone?!

What You Need To Know About Ductless Systems

If you have a room that gets too hot or cold a Ductless System may be what you need! These systems are efficient and cost-effective. They are also slimmer and more attractive than common window units. The Ductless Systems are also more proficient in keeping the room at a comfortable temperature.

Topics: Ductless System

Plumbing Myths - Debunked.

Dripping Faucets, Exploding Water Heaters and Invincible Garbage Disposals:

Myths are like rumors. One person hears something and passes it to another and they pass it to another and before you know it - the myth you heard is supposedly supported by concrete evidence. One person fixes something in their house the way they've been told and then when the issue happens at your house, they're suddenly an expert and can tell you exactly how to fix it. When it comes to your plumbing and the pipes in your home, be sure to do your research on whether or not these quick fixes are beneficial for your home!
Topics: plumbing plumbing maintenance