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

Infographic: Water Damage - Statistics

Water leaks are common in many homes, and can become extremely costly if left unattended! However, 93% of them can be avoided with a water alarm installed in the home!

1. 1 leaking toilet can waste 3 to 5 gallons of water a minute! 

Topics: water damage Water Alarm Plumbing Home safety water statistics

5 Tips For A Cool Summer:  AC Edition

With summer well on its way, we're all gearing up for the rising temperatures! So what can you do to prepare for the crazy heat that’s about to overcome us? Start with your air conditioning system!

When you’re inside, you don’t want to feel stifled by air that’s as warm as it is outdoors. You pay good money to have cool air pumping through your house, so we’ve compiled some simple tips to prepare your air conditioner and help you make sure it’s running smoothly for the summer months! 

Topics: Air Quality hvac service A/C Service Air Conditioning Cooling Cooling Service

Infographic: 3 Ways To Protect Your A/C Unit!

Summer is right around the corner! Here are 3 ways that you can protect your A/C unit to keep it running efficiently! 

1. Trim the bushes and shrubs around the unit. 

Topics: Summer A/C Service Air Conditioning HVAC Maintenance Home Maintenance Inspections

Infographic: 5 Reasons To Keep Your Air Filters Clean!

Clogged, dirty filters will block the normal air flow and cause your HVAC system to run less efficiently! Here are 5 reasons to keep your air filters clean!

1. One of the main causes for HVAC failure is a dirty air filter! 

Ask F.H. Furr: Is Ultraviolet Light Dangerous To Use In The Home?

Ask F.H. Furr: "I saw that you install UV light air purifiers. I always thought that UV rays are dangerous. Aren't they a form of radiation? Are UV lights safe to use in the home?" - Carrie S., Fairfax, VA

Recently a customer asked this question to our service team. She was interested in an air purification system, but was worried about the use of UV light in her home. This thought process is not uncommon, especially since we see advertisements for sunglasses, sunscreen, and even clothing that protect us from UV rays. So let's get into some basics about UV light, radiation, and whether or not it is safe to use in your home. 

Topics: Indoor Air Quality EnviroAire UV Air Purification System UV Light Air Cleaner Air Scrubber UV-C Light

Infographic: 3 Signs Of A Clogged Toilet

To some homeowners, one of the most embarrassing things that could happen is a clogged toilet! Here are 3 signs that your toilet pipes are clogged, leading to continuous backups!

Topics: High Efficiency Toilet toilet Toilet Repair Clogged Toilet

Spruce Up Your Electrical Outlets With Decorative Covers!

 



When it comes to design, it's all about the details! Don't leave out your electrical outlet covers! 

Whether you're a designer working in a new space to create something unique, or a homeowner who's looking to add a little color and personality to your home, decorative electrical outlet covers can be just the thing!

Topics: Electrical Safety Electrical Wiring Switch Plate Outlet Covers Decorative Outlet Cover