<img height="1" width="1" src="https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=497463290734236&amp;ev=PageView &amp;noscript=1">

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

Electrical Color Wires

The Height Of Home Comfort Maintenance!

How The Phaseout of R-22 Could Impact You

It’s The Most Wonderful DRY Time Of The Year!

Winter Survival Tips: Heating Edition

Decorate With Lights Safely!

Winter Survival Tips: Electrical Edition

What Happens When You Call F.H. Furr?

Save On Your Winter Heating Bill!

Get A New Heating System!

Thanksgiving Facts!

Holidays Wreak Havooc On Plumbing!

You Might Need Your System Replaced If....

Rooter-Med X™: The Drain Doctor Is In!

Your Ducts Need Cleaned

3 Qualities Of A Trustworthy Technician

4 Signs You Might Have Frozen Pipes

PVC Pipes - DIY Project(s)

FAQ - Indoor Air Quality

Heating Inspection - Your System Will Thank You!

Paranormal Activity Or A Quick Fix?

Make Your Home Energy Efficient This Winter!

5 Sounds You Don't Want To Ignore In Your Home.

Get Your Dream Kitchen!

Avoid The Dark!

Get Peace Of Mind With A Plan!

Heat Pump Terms You Will Want To Know!

Do Your Condenser Coils Need Cleaned?

Child & Teen Electrical Safety

$83 Or It's FREE

Common Causes Of Sewer Backup

Do You Have Clogged Drains? Get A Sewer Video Inspection!

Keep Your Plumbing Happy!

Helpful Heat Pumps Tips!

Benefits To Cleaning Your Ducts!

WHY? Common Furnace Questions: Part 1

Common Places Leaks Occur In Your Home!

Is Your Heating System Ready To Take On The Cold?

Why Ting?

Is Your House Prepared For A Power Outage?

Fun Facts About Your Dishwasher


D.I.Y Tips For Pipe Insulation

Are Window A/C Units Leaving You With High Electric Bills?

Easy Way To Clean Grout!

When It Comes To Replacing Your HVAC Equiptment, Remember These 3 Tips!

Two Reasons Why Your A/C May Stop Working This Summer!

Don't Be A Victim To Water Damage!

F.H. Furr Cares!

Five Essential Home Plumbing Tools!

Happy Birthday America!

Water Alarms & How They Could Save Your Home!

Is Your Air Conditioner Freezing? Does It Need Repaired?


Are You A Victim Of Low Humidity?


MERV Ratings-What Does That Mean?

Clean Your Ducts!

Hard Water VS Soft Water

The Meaning Behind Colored Electrical Wires!

Reduce Outdoor Water Waste This Spring!

4 Ways To Reduce Your Cooling Costs!

Plumbing Inspections Are A Must!

Don't Put These Items Down Your Garbage Disposer!

Do you understand what’s actually going on inside your home’s electrical panel?

4 Tips On Safety & Repairs For Electricity!

Stay COOL This Summer!

DIY Or Hire A Professional For Your Bathroom Remodel?

When To Call Professionals & What You Can DIY!

Steps To Be Safer In A World Full Of Power.

Did You Know?

Keep Your Rooms Comfortable All Year Long!

Try Using Cola To Unclog A Drain!

3 Reasons Why HVAC Spring Maintenance Is A Must!

The NEST Thermostat

6 Must-Know Spring Cleaning Tips

Spring Allergies? Time to Have Your Ducts Cleaned!

5 Common Reasons for HVAC Failure

3 Thermostat Mistakes That Are Costing You Money

Top 3 Reasons to Upgrade That Old Electrical Panel

What You Need to Know About Carbon Monoxide

5 Signs You Should Signal for A Plumber

4 Reasons Not to Use Liquid Drain Cleaners

Super Bowl LIII Plumbing Playbook

How to Remove Rust from Toilets, Tubs, and Sinks

Energy Hogs: The Worst Offenders For Your Highest Utility Bill

5 Extreme Cold HVAC Tips

5 New Year's Resolutions for Your Home

Create The Home Of Your Dreams in 2019

How The Holidays Can Wreak Havoc on Your Plumbing System

Winter Is Coming: How to Prepare Your Furnace

Five Simple (But Important) Steps to Prepare Your Home For Winter

How EnviroAire UV Affects Your Home And Health

Do You Need An Electrical Hazard Detection Test?

What IS A Preferred Partner Plan?

5 Tips For Attic Insulation Efficiency

Why Your Fall Allergies Could Be Worse Inside Your Home

Could my electrical outlets be dangerous?

Ask F.H. Furr: How Do I Find the Best Plumbing Company

Flood Protection: Sump Pump Edition!

How do I change my Cooling System Air Filter?

Ask Furr: Can Upgraded Plumbing Increase My Home Value?

Electrical Safety Outside Of Your Home [INFOGRAPHIC]

Ways to Save Money On Air Conditioning And Utility Bills This Summer

10 Ways to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient In Virginia

Common Air Conditioning System Problems and How to Get Them Serviced

A New Weapon To Fight Electrical Fires

DIY Water Pressure Solution

10 Ways To Improve Indoor Air Quality

Electrical Safety: You May Not Realize These Things Pose A Danger

Beware! 5 Warning Signs of a Plumbing Leak

Carbon Monoxide Awareness: The Importance of Maintenance Inspections

6 Steps to Improve Indoor Air Quality.

3 Ways To Add Value To Your Home Using HVAC Maintenance

F.H. Furr Warms the Community in More Ways Than One

4 Fun Facts About Your Electricity 

5 Ways To Lower Your Water Bill

Ask F.H. Furr: Why Does My Kitchen Faucet Have Low Water Pressure?

Help! My Heat Pump Is Frozen! 3 Helpful Tips to Thaw It Out!

5 Fast Facts: HVAC Filters

Communication is Key.

Mechanics, Equipment & Fully Stocked Trucks-What's This Mean For You?

Space Heater: Top 5 Reasons This Heating Alternatives Is A Bad Idea!

Prepare For The Cold! 5 Tips To Eliminate Freezing Pipes!

We Train Like NO Other.

Winterize Your Home in Five Easy Steps

5 Ways to Clear Your Shower Drain

Ready to Join Our Winning Team?!

4 Ways To Prep Your Furnace For Winter

Protect Your Garbage Disposal This Thanksgiving!

Creating Your Dream Kitchen

You're Protected With F.H. Furr!

4 Little Known Facts About Fall Allergies

7 Things To Buy In November

Do I Really Need a Heating Inspection?

Fall Promotions From F.H. Furr!

Energy Tips So Easy - A Kid Can Handle Them!

FALL = Hoodies, Bonfires & HVAC Checks?

Ice On My HVAC!?

Have YOU Got The Remodel Bug?


Helping Feed Our Community!

A+ Rated With The BBB!

Showing Our Appreciation to Those Who Serve!

3 Tips For Keeping Your Basement Dry!

3 Tips To Ensure Your Home Has Cleaner Air Flow!

4 Benefits Of A Water Heater Flush!

Our Most Asked Air Conditioning Questions - Part 2

5 Common Plumbing Emergencies!

Drain Cleaning Tips & Tricks

Our Most Asked Air Conditioning Questions - Part 1

Choosing the Best HVAC Contractor for YOU and Your Home!

6 Questions To Ask About A Whole Home Generator

The Best. No Less Accepted.

Plumbing FAQ, Part 4!

Which Surge Protection Is Right For Your Home?

When You Get The WORST Plumbing Advice - Call Us!

Top 3 Useful Electrical Upgrades To Help With Wattage Issues

Plumbing FAQ, Part 3!

Get Your Plumbing Ready For Spring!

Get Your Spring On With A 28-Point HVAC Inspection!

Keep Your Sump Pump, Well... Pumping!

Air Out Your Attic!

Spring Has Sprung! Time To Clean The Ducts!

FAQ Series: Plumbing Part 2

FAQ Series: Plumbing, Part 1

Finding The Perfect Plumber?

Winter Sports Kept Us Busy!

Have You Heard About Nest?

Is A Whole Home Humidifier Right For My Home?

4 Indoor Electrical Safety Tips

Is A Zoning System Right For My Home?

What Is Sewer Jetting & Would It Benefit My Home?

What IS a Heat Pump?

Top 5 HVAC Maintenance Mistakes for Homeowners

4 Ways to Lower Your Heating Bill!

How To Pick The Perfect Water Alarm For Your Home!

5 Curious Facts About Electricity

The History of Toilets

Give That Kitchen Sink An Upgrade!

A Healthier You in 2017!

4 Tips to Reduce Heating Cost in the Winter!

Save Money with an Industrial Electrician

The Death Of A Water Heater

Problem With Your Toilet?

2016 Nationals Winterfest In The Books!


Why to Flush Your Water Heater!

FREEZE FRAME! F.H. Furr Does The  Mannequin Challenge!

Coat Drive 2016 WRAPPED UP (In Warmth!)

Holiday Parties? GET HOME SAFE!

Interested In An HVAC Career?

Winter Flood Risks! [Infographic]

Cold Weather Is On The Way!

Holiday Wishes for Warriors

Think You're Cut Out for Plumbing?

Keep 'Em Warm 2016!

Black Friday - Through the Eyes of a Plumber!

When & Where Are GFCI Outlets Required (Timeline)

How To Test Your GFCI Outlet

McLean Homecoming!

Ashburn Youth Football League

Do You Need A GFCI Outlet?

Keep the Pests Out of Your HVAC System!

Taking Care of Hunger!

5 Awesome Tips To Hiring An Electrician

TOPSoccer - Taking It To The Goal!

49th Annual Clifton Day!

Duct Cleaning Quick Tips

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

David's Hope - Tee-It-Up 2016

What You Need To Know About Ductless Systems

Plumbing Myths - Debunked.

Spending the Day in Haymarket!

Top 3 Reasons To Upgrade Your Electrical Panel

5 Reasons You Should Invest In A Sump Pump With Battery Back-Up

Celebrating McLean!

Amazing Air Scrubber Technology

Vibin'. Color Style!

Never Worry About Losing Power With A Whole Home Generator 

Ready for the Cold?
5 Tips About Heating Maintenance

8 Quick Tips About Your Sump Pump

Does Your Home Need More Power, Consider An Electrical Panel Upgrade

Before You Replace Your Garbage Disposal, Consider This

Schools - SUPPLIED.

The Dos and Dont's Of A Plumbing Leak (INFOGRAPHIC)

All About Zoning Systems

Fun Things To Do In The Summer That Will Save Your AC (INFOGRAPHIC)

Common Mistakes Made When Replacing Your Home Comfort System

Why Your Home Needs Electrical Maintenance

Myths About Solar Panels (INFOGRAPHIC)

Why You Should Consider Having A Ventilator Installed In Your Home

Stay Cool With All The Air Conditioning Services We Offer

What You Don't Know About Dirty Air Filters (INFOGRAPHIC)

Safety First!
Know the Service Technician Coming Into Your Home!

Our Electrical Services

Our Plumbing Services

Our Indoor Air Quality Services

How To Improve Your Indoor Air Quality [INFOGRAPHIC]

Five Essential Home Plumbing Tools [INFOGRAPHIC]

Top Mistakes Made With Plumbing

"Did You Know" Infographic

28 Point Cooling Maintenance And Reliability Inspection

Our Growth Is Your Gain, Gainesville.....

How To Solve The Biggest Problems With Air Conditioning

10 Signs You Should Get Your Electrical Systems Checked

8 Quick Tips About Plumbing Maintenance

Take Me Out To A (Little League) Ballgame

Before There Was Toilet Paper [Infographic]

5 Reasons To Check On Your Sump Pump

Maximize Your HVAC Efficiency

Hot Water Heater Failure Risks

What To Do When Your HVAC Freezes Up!

Repairing your Northern VA AC: How It Helps in the Long Run

Get Ready For Spring With An HVAC Inspection Or Plumbing Inspection

4 Things I Learned During My Plumbing Crisis

End of Season Sale! Find Out How You Can Get A Free Furnace!

Save Money with an Industrial Electrician in Northern VA

Two Unlikely Home Remedies for Clogged Drains!

Don't Overlook Heat Pump Maintenance This Winter

Is Your Cozy Home Costing You?

Prevent Your Heating System From Cracking Up!

Ask Furr: Is Licensed, Bonded & Insured Important?

Duct Sealant vs. Plumber’s Putty

Plumbing Resolutions For 2016!

Record Warm Christmas Weather!

Blood Drives Give Back to Those in Need!

Is Heat On Your Christmas List?

How Can I Benefit from a Taze Plunger?

5 Ways Your Home Could Be Destroying Your Health!

Stay Warm This Winter with F.H. Furr

When Do You Need to Call for an Electrical Panel Upgrade?

Wacky HVAC Terms 2015 Edition

5 Signs That Your Water Heater Can't Handle The Holidays!

The Benefits of a Service Company That Does It All [INFOGRAPHIC]

4 Stellar Tips For Heating Your Home Efficiently!

5 Plumbing Tips Before Winter Hits

Avoid Holiday Plumbing Disasters!

Signs Your Furnace Needs Repairs [INFOGRAPHIC]

Afraid of Fall Allergies This Season?

What to Expect with an HVAC Service

When Do You Need a Professional Electrician? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Repair or Replace My Water Heater?

Ask Furr: I think my garbage disposal is stuck, what do I do?

Need an HVAC Tune-Up? When to Call the Professionals

It Might Be Time To Replace Your HVAC System If...

How a Plumber Can Help with High Water Bills

Plumbers: From Pipe Cleaning to Plumbing System Replacement

Ask Furr: How do I change my HVAC Air Filter?

What and Where Is My Circuit Breaker?

When Do I Need to Call a Plumber?

How Do I Know What Kind of Air Conditioning System I Have?

AC Repair: What to Expect from HVAC Professionals

What to Expect from Your Plumbing Service [INFOGRAPHIC]

Avoid Negative Effects of the Heat This Summer!

What to Expect from a Professional Plumber in Fairfax, VA

Inside Your Air Conditioning System [INFOGRAPHIC]

Can I Install Ceiling Fans In Every Room?

The 5-Step Recipe For Staying Cool This Summer!

Do You Need Electrical Repair in Gaithersburg?

When Do I Need to Call for Drain Cleaning Repair vs. Replacement?

My AC Is Freezing: Do I Need an AC Repair?

What to Expect from Your Fairfax County Electrician

Ask Furr: Noticing smelly water. What’s the Cause?

What You Should Know About Whole Home Dehumidifiers!

The 411 On Air Duct Cleaning

Avoid Basement Flooding: What You Should Know About Water Alarms!

Ask Furr: I Think I Have An HVAC Freon Leak. What Should I Do?

5 Tips For A Cool Summer:  AC Edition

Combat Soldiers Recovery Fund-Why They Have Our Support

Not All Household Plungers Are Created Equal: Here's Why!

Ask Furr: My Toilet Is ALWAYS Running! What's The Cause?

Identifying Common Home Electrical Problems

3 Things To Know About Carbon Monoxide Poisoning!

The Basics of Home Electrical Maintenance

Beware Of Dangerous Contractors: 3 Tips To Follow

Plumbing: Get The Real Dirt On Plungers!

Ask Furr: What precautions can I take against freezing pipes?

2015 Water Heater Changes You Should Know About!

Repair Or Replace? 3 Important Heating System Facts

Need a Heavy Up? 3 Reasons You Need Your Electric Panel Upgraded!

Turn Down The Thermostat! Energy Saving Solution?

Service Professionals: Frightening Increase In Home Theft

Saving Up! Save $630 A Year With These 4 Energy Saving Tips!

Ask Furr: Why Is My House Dry? There’s A Static Electricity Overload!

Is An HVAC Inspection Critical Ever New Year?

6 Tricks to Avoid Winter Risks in 2015!

4 Tips To Prevent Holiday Toilet Clogs!

5 Essential Tips to Find An Honest Plumber

5 Winter Plumbing Issues And How To Avoid Them

5 Ways to Stay Healthy in Fluctuating Temperatures

Get Your Christmas Wish Granted, With Our Biggest Sale of the Season!

10 Tips to Conserve Energy On Your Heating

Ask Furr: Is It Worth It To Winterize My Home?

Your Water Pressure Is Off Balance?

Halloween Weather Watch! Snow In The Forecast? Be Prepared For Cold!

Ask Furr: My Water Smells Strange! What Could It Be?

Water Heaters - A Brief History

Winter Is Coming! Brace Yourself with A 28- Point Heating Inspection!

Ask F.H. Furr: How Do I Prep My Water Heater For The Cold Weather?

5 Signs Your Garbage Disposal is On the Fritz

Labor Day Weekend: HVAC Checklist

Drowning In Utility Bills? What You Need To Know About Leak Detection!

3 "No Brainer" Plumbing Tips Every Homeowner Should Know!

Record Cool? Don't Let The Weather Leave You Unprepared!

"Did You Know" HVAC Maintenance Series: HVAC Duct Sealing

5 Signs of a Sewer Line Problem!

Leak Detection Infographic!

Rescue Your Home From Water Leaks!

"Did You Know" HVAC Maintenance Series: High Efficiency Switch!

Noisy A/C? Discover the Cause Today!

Take The Plunge With A Higher Efficiency Toilet!

What Do You Do If You HAVE A Plumbing Leak?

Don't Let Unexpected Flooding Take You By Surprise

Happy 4th of July! Celebrate Independence Day With These Fun Facts!

5 Tips To Survive The Heat Wave!

"Did You Know" HVAC Maintenance Series: Air Filter Replacement

A/C Stealing Your Vacation? The Importance of HVAC Maintenance

Programmable Thermostat Equals Savings!

Insulation Issues? 3 Realities of Attic Insulation

“Did You Know?" HVAC Maintenance Series: A/C Unit Longevity

Memorial Day: Honoring Our Heroes

Fear Basement Flooding? Protect Your Home With A Water Alarm!

Ask F.H. Furr: My house is always sticky and hot, is there a solution?

Flood Protection: 2 Important Tips!

Celebrate Earth Day! 5 Ways to Be Eco-Friendly This Year!

Ask Furr: How can I make my utilities more environmentally friendly?

Vacation Season Is Here! Beware of Vacation Theft!

411 On Your Septic System

Enlightenment on the Gas Furnace Pilot Light

How to Flush Your Hot Water Heater!

Two Common Mistakes for the DIY Homeowner: Caulk Vs. Putty

Worry In Wonderland? Beware Of Ice Dams!

Get The Lowdown: Battery Backup Sump Pumps

Learn the Lingo: Common Plumbing Terms

Ask F.H. Furr: Why is my sink leaking?

Ask F.H. Furr: My heat went out, what should I check for?

What Are Some of the Best Ways to Warm Up for Winter?

The Grinch Might Not Be The Only One Stealing Christmas!

5 Things That Never Go In A Garbage Disposal!

Ask F.H. Furr: How many years does a typical water heater last?

5 Steps to Banish A Clogged Drain!

5 Signs That Your Water Heater Is Done?

Home Generators - Standby vs. Portable

Save Energy! Insulate Your Windows In 5 Easy Steps!

Fall Allergies, Their Causes, and How to Find Relief!

No Electricity? You're Not A Caveman, Don't Live Like One

Step Five: Prep Your Water Heater

Step Four: Install A Programmable Thermostat

Reviews! Find Out What Real People Are Saying About Us!

Step Three: Draft Protection!

Step Two: Heating System Maintenance

3 Myths About Programmable Thermostats!

Step One: Maintain Your Roof!

Trenchless Sewer Line Repair and Replacement

Ask F.H. Furr: Is it bad to use chemical drain cleaners?

Stop Flooding With Steel Washing Machine Lines!

Aggressive Storm Coming! Be Prepared!

Energy Saving Cooling Tips

"A Plumber In Your Home For Free*!"

Going Ductless! What Everyone Ought To Know About Ductless Systems

7 Ways To Improve Your Home's IAQ!

Going Above and Beyond, with Sewer Video Inspections!

The Importance of Spring HVAC Maintenance!

Uncovering The Truth About Crawl Space Encapsulation.

3 Tips To Eliminate Dust Buildup And Improve IAQ!

3 Disasters Your Home Insurance May Not cover!

Garbage Disposer Do’s and Don’ts!

Are All Sump Pumps Created Equal?

Are You Poisoning Your Family? The Importance Of Furnace Maintenance!

Hot Room, Cold Room? What Everyone Ought To Know About Zoning

Tankless Water Heater Benefits!

3 Plumbing Problems You Can't Fix With Duct Tape

Valentines Day: The Gift That Keeps On Givin'

Wacky Plumbing Terms

What is Up-front or Flat Rate pricing?

Garbage Disposal 101

Winter storm warnings are in effect for the Leesburg VA area…

3 Quick Ways to Protect All Household Drains!

Your Nine Most Important Steps: For Heating Assurance This Winter

Signs Your Water Heater is On the Fritz

What Everyone Needs to Know About Rootering a Main Drain

The 5 Early Warning Signs of a Plumbing Leak

The 5 Important Steps to Unclog a Drain From An Arlington Plumber

The 5-Part Recipe for Keeping Cool This Summer

How to end the hot room/cold room dilemma

Now You Can Have low utility bills AND a cool home.

Top 10 Things You Get With A Plumbing Inspection

Garbage Disposer 101

How to Change the Look of your Kitchen In Alexandria, VA

Ways to unclog a drain by some of the best Arlington VA Plumbers

Beware of Shady HVAC Installers (and how to spot them)

Top 10 Home Cooling Myths

10 Higher Utility Bill Creators With Heating and AC Service

The 10 Biggest Problems For Plumbers In Arlington

“Why Is It So Painful to Pay $4 for a Gallon of Gas…

The Importance Of Spring Air Conditioning Maintenance

"I need more Insulation?" Get an instant savings on heating

What is the need of an Energy Audit and air conditioning repair?

Head to Head Comparison of Water Heaters to Tankless Water Heaters

Is A Ductless System The Best Option for Your Home?

Frequently Asked Heating Questions

Can a Water Heater Explode Through Your Roof?

How Getting Your Plumbing Ready for Winter Can Lower Your Energy Bill

Check Out This Green Tip For Cleaning Your Plumbing Hardware

Top 10 Ways to Keep Your Home Warm and Pockets Full This Winter

Video Of The Inner Workings Of A Water Heater

Getting Your Home Ready for Winter

Check Out This Green Tip For Cleaning Your Plumbing Hardware