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

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

The home is typically thought of as a comfortable place where family can come together and enjoy each other’s company. It’s where parents know that their children are safe, even when they don’t have their eye on them. But what if your home was dangerous? What if, unbeknownst to you, your home was quietly releasing poisonous fumes that could harm your family? The reality is, there is a danger of Carbon Monoxide poisoning in any home with a gas furnace. The only way to be sure that your home is protected is to take precautions, and get your furnace maintenance!

Topics: Tune-up Air Quality Carbon Monoxide furnace hvac service Heating Service

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

You know the feeling: you walk into your living room from the kitchen and feel the temperature drop, “But why” , you wonder, “can’t it be the same temperature in both rooms?” Seems like your A/C should be distributing warm or cool air evenly. Well, the harsh reality is that it doesn’t! So what can you do about the hot room/cold room dilemma? The solution is called Zoning. This little gem allows you to control the temperature room by room. Sound too good to be true? Here are some things that everyone should know about zoning and how it can keep your home comfortable on every level!

Topics: Zoning Systems energy audits temperatures hvac service Heating Service A/C Service

Tankless Water Heater Benefits!

It’s still the beginning of the year and the cold weather will be lingering for a few more months in Northern Virginia. Since we have to deal with the cold outside of our homes, we shouldn’t have to deal with it while standing under our shower head! In homes with several occupants, there is always a fear that you’ll be the last person to shower every morning, leaving you vulnerable to that burst of cold water that tells you your shower is over! Wouldn’t it be nice not to have to wake up at the crack of dawn to beat your family members to the warm water? No more frigid showers; it’s too good to be true!

Topics: energy audits plumbing Hot Water Heater

3 Plumbing Problems You Can't Fix With Duct Tape

It's been said that if you can't fix it with duct tape, you aren't using enough! Unfortunately, this rule doesn't apply to plumbing problems. When it comes to the plumbing in your home, you can be sure that duct tape won't solve your problem. Don't take the quick and easy route with plumbing, it'll cost you! A permanent fix is a safer, more efficient solution!

Topics: F.H. Furr - Infographic plumbing

Valentines Day: The Gift That Keeps On Givin'

As February 14th approaches, many of us scramble to find the perfect gifts for our significant others. It can't be too corny, yet it's difficult to find something practical. Eventually many couples come to the conclusion that it's easier to just pass on the whole darn thing! But what if you gave a gift that could improve the health of your loved ones? A gift that actually DID something for your Valentine. Look no further, friends! Gift the gift of healthy water this Valentines Day! "Healthy water? What's that even mean?" you might be asking yourself this question. Allow us to refer you to the helpful info graphic below! And as always, seek out F.H. Furr for all of your plumbing (and gift-giving) needs!

Wacky Plumbing Terms

Fun and informative, you'll be more knowledgable about your plumbing after taking a gander at these wacky plumbing terms! wacky-plumbing-terms.png 

Topics: plumbing