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

Schools - SUPPLIED.

The Summer is usually full of fun - spending time at the pool, sleeping in, family vacations and resting up for the upcoming school year. But some spend part of their Summer getting ready for the new school year. Many organizations are starting their Summer off with planning school supply drives. One of those organizations here in our area is Northern Virginia Family Service (NVFS).

Topics: Community Outreach

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

There are many ways your plumbing could develop a leak or break. When this happens it's important to follow the Dos and Don't listed below in the infographic to ensure your safety, as well as the safety as your family and home. 

Topics: plumbing

All About Zoning Systems

Zone heating and cooling is about controlling the temperatures of the various rooms within your home. Heat rises, so rooms on second or third floors are often too warm. In turn, basement rooms are typically too cold. Rooms with vaulted ceilings have a difficult time retaining heat, while rooms that receive long hours of sunlight are often difficult to cool down.

Topics: Zoning Systems

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

Your Air Conditioning is constantly working to keep you cool year round. However, during the summer months the weather is so hot making your AC kick into overdrive. Check out the infographic below on how to stay cool while giving you Air Conditioning a break. 

Topics: Air Conditioning

Common Mistakes Made When Replacing Your Home Comfort System

When replacing your Air Conditioning there are a lot of things to consider, like the life expectancy of your current system, operating costs, and looking at the bigger picture meaning all components not just the part that was broken are working together to boost efficiency and reliability. However, with replacing your comfort system there are many problems or mistakes that can occur during the process. Listed below are the common mistakes made when replacing your home comfort system and how to resolve them.

Topics: Air Conditioning Comfort System

Why Your Home Needs Electrical Maintenance

It's important to keep your home's maintenance in all areas up to date to ensure your safety and help save you money. Electrical maintenance will prevent problems before they can occur, boosting the performance of your electrical system while also protecting your home and family. Keeping up with your home’s electrical maintenance needs will ensure your electrical system is in good condition, all while improving the value and comfort of your home. Our F.H. Furr electricians can help you with any electrical maintenance, repair or upgrade to meet all your home’s needs. 

Topics: Electrical

Myths About Solar Panels (INFOGRAPHIC)

Over the past few years Solar Panels have become more and more popular. However, a lot of people make assumptions about them and don't truly know how they function. Listed below are the most common myths about Solar Panels.

Topics: solar panels

Why You Should Consider Having A Ventilator Installed In Your Home


Do you love opening your windows to let in that fresh air that only lasts a week or two? If you want that same feeling throughout the year but know that opening your windows will let in the muggy heat, airborne pollen andother particles, fill it with cleaner, naturally ventilated air instead! Energy Recovery Ventilators (ERV) draw air from outside while expelling odors, chemicals and contaminants from your home. This helps bring clean air inside, while eliminating stale air that hovers in the house—moving it outdoors.

Topics: Ventilation ventilator

Stay Cool With All The Air Conditioning Services We Offer

Today’s high-efficiency systems can cut your HVAC costs up to 107 percent and pay for themselves in lower AC and heating bills within several years. You’ll enjoy greater comfort at home while using less energy. Check out our Cooling Services below to see what we offer. 

Topics: service Air Conditioning

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

Your Indoor Air Quality is very important for your family's health, as well as a happy home. Having a dirty air filter can cause so many problems and increase your energy bills. Listed below are some of the reasons why you should keep your air filters clean and up to date.

Topics: Indoor Air Quality