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3 Key Functions of an Air Conditioner’s Condenser

Posted On: July 10, 2018

Air conditioners rely on a number of different components in order to effectively cool your home. The condenser is one of the most important such components. Unfortunately, it is also one of the least understood. This lack of understanding stems from the fact that a condenser accomplishes several different tasks as it runs. The more…

How to Prevent High Cooling Bills During Summer Break

Posted On: May 23, 2018

Your kids are looking forward to being out of school for the summer, and you’re looking forward to having fun and making memories together. One thing that you might be worried about, though, is an increase in your cooling bills due to your kids being home all day. Luckily, following these five tips can help.…

Protect External Air Conditioning Components From Storms

Posted On: April 16, 2018

Spring and summer weather patterns are on the way, despite the oddly icy winter Virginia just experienced. That means you have to prepare your outdoor spaces for the weather, including preparing your air conditioner compressor or exterior portions of wall and window units. These components aren’t exactly fragile. But the severe weather that Virginia sometimes…

Why Your Home Has Uneven Heating And Cooling Problems

Posted On: March 27, 2018

Many homes have trouble with keeping a uniform degree of comfort around the home. Sometimes the upstairs feels hot while the downstairs feels cool. You may want to have some control over how each area of your home feels. Here are some solutions to uneven heating and cooling issues in your home. Are You Having…

The Importance of Your Water Heater’s Anode Rod

Posted On: February 22, 2018

Compared to other major residential appliances, water heaters are subject to an incredible amount of wear and strain. Not only do they have to withstand the fatigue inducing effects of constantly cycling between hot and cold states, but they also have to be built tough enough to resist damage as the result of near constant…

3 Negative Effects of Leaky Ducts

Posted On: February 5, 2018

When it comes to home heating, most people recognize the importance of having their furnace regularly maintained by a professional technician. This important step will go a long way toward preventing expensive breakdowns in the future. However, people often neglect to take care of an equally important aspect of a home’s HVAC system — the…

Tips for Staying Warm | C.B. Lucas Heating & Air Conditioning

Posted On: January 31, 2018

Furnace Broken? Stay Warm and Avoid Problems With These Tips A broken furnace can be a big problem, especially when it’s really cold outside. A lack of heat can even be dangerous when the temperature outside becomes too cold. Fortunately, these tips can help you stay warm while you’re waiting for the furnace repairperson to…

7 Warning Signs That Your Furnace Needs Repairs

Posted On: January 21, 2018

In many households, the furnace is the only or at least the primary heating unit. Like most people, you rely on your home’s furnace to keep your family comfortable regardless of how low temperatures drop or how the wind howls during the winter months. A failing furnace could cause inconvenience, discomfort, and even property damage…

Will Your Home Be a Comfortable Temperature for the Holidays?

Posted On: November 30, 2017

The holidays will be here soon. At this time of year, many people receive guests and spend time with loved ones. Keeping your home a comfortable temperature can help make the holidays a more enjoyable experience. Weather stripping, insulating your ducts, and performing other types of HVAC maintenance can help make your holidays a success.…

What You Should Know About MERV and How It Affects Your HVAC System

Posted On: November 20, 2017

Changing your HVAC system’s air filter is something you’ll need to take care of sooner or later. However, changing a filter isn’t quite as simple as swapping your old filter out for a new one. There’s a lot that goes into designing and manufacturing an air filter. After all, it plays an integral role in…

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