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

Space Heaters: Top 5 Reasons This Heating Alternative Is A Bad Idea!

We've all been there; the heating system goes out and you just don't want to fork over the money to have someone come take a look at it and try to fix the issue. So you choose a quick fix instead. You run to Target, find their most "medium expensive" space heater and stock up. One for each room that you frequent, should about do it!

You're feeling pretty accomplished at this point. Sure, you might not have solved the bigger problem, but you certainly put it off for a while, that'll save some money, right? Well actually, this is wrong. Not only is it inefficient, but it can be a potential danger to you and your home! Here are the top five reasons that choosing this heating alternative is a bad idea!

Topics: Emergency Service hvac service Heating Service

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

As we prepare for frigid weather, homeowners are wondering how they can keep their home safe and protected from these icy temperatures. Freezing pipes are one of the most common plumbing disasters, going hand-in-hand with winter. With lows in the single digits, there is more urgency to take preventative measures against frozen piping in your home’s plumbing! Here are some simple tips that can help you stay ahead of the game!

Topics: plumbing weather Northern Virginia Winter Home Preparation

We Train Like NO Other.

F.H. Furr offers to its employees, through training and certifications, the ability to progress in the HVAC, Plumbing, Electrical or Indoor Air Quality fields. Our training facility comes complete with a full-working wet and HVAC lab and state-of-the-art classrom and computer lab to enable the trainees to have access to the most up to date information available.

Topics: Training

Winterize Your Home in Five Easy Steps

Summer is in swing, but reminders that the Fall is soon approaching are all around us... From Back-to-School Sales and cooling temperatures, the signs that the Fall and Winter are approaching cannot be missed. With still optimal outdoor temperatures, now is the perfect time to gear up your home for the coming months ahead, and with them, cooler weather. Here are five easy steps to winterize your home.

Topics: Household Tips Fall Home Preparation Winter Home Preparation Heating Service