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Dealing with a Noisy Air Conditioner

Do you hear odd noises coming from your AC system? Noises coming from an air conditioning unit can be due to a number of reasons, depending on the type of unit you have. You should not ignore these noises—they most likely indicate that your unit requires professional AC repair services….

Choosing the Best New Air Conditioner

Buying a new air conditioner can be overwhelming. Whether you’re buying your first new system or you’ve upgraded a couple times, it can be an intimidating process—there are so many options to choose from! You will be using your new air conditioner for years to come, so you want to…

My Gas Furnace Won’t Ignite

Here at John Nugent & Sons, we routinely receive phone calls from residents of Fairfax, Arlington, Reston, and throughout Northern VA who say something to the extent of “my gas furnace won’t ignite.” We’re in the middle of the cold season, which makes your gas furnace the most important appliance in your…

Why Is My Air Conditioner Freezing?

As reliable as they usually are, air conditioners can cause headaches at the worst possible time. Even if you change the filters and schedule regular AC maintenance like you’re supposed to, there is still a chance your air conditioner will freeze up at some point over the summer. The summer months in…

Knowing When to Repair or Replace Your Heater

Dealing with frustrating heater problems in Arlington, Centreville, Reston or anywhere in Northern Virginia can be a nightmare, especially considering the cold temperatures we get in this area. Here at John Nugent & Sons, we specialize in providing VA heating repair services, and we want to help you recognize the…

Tips to Keep Your House Cool

Summers in the Northern Virginia area are notorious for being hot, sticky, and generally pretty miserable (but we still love them). This means you have to crank up the air conditioner and watch as your energy bills increase. But there are alternative ways to keep your house cool that can…

How Heat Pumps Work

Curious about how heat pumps work? You’ve come to the right place! As a leading service provider of heat pump installation in Virginia, John Nugent & Sons can explain exactly how this cooling and heating system operates. Yes, you read that correctly. A heat pump is both a cooling and…

How Geothermal Heating Systems Help You Save Money

It’s true that the initial purchase of a geothermal heating system may cost you more than that of a comparable gas-fired furnace or a central air-conditioning system. However, you can save a significant amount of money each month by selecting a geothermal system, according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)….

Signs You Might Have Heat Pump Trouble

Heat pumps are an energy-efficient way to both heat and cool your home. Like any other HVAC equipment, heat pumps require proper maintenance. Small problems that are not addressed in a timely manner can lead to expensive compressor problems later on. There are several heat pump trouble signs you should…

Heat Pump Tax Credit

Here at John Nugent & Sons, our phone lines have been busy ever since Congress passed the “fiscal cliff” avoidance legislation on Jan. 2, 2013. The measure reinstated 25C tax credits for highly efficient HVAC and water heating equipment. The legislation retroactively extends the HVAC tax credits that expired in…

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