We Remember Our Fallen Soldiers

As we celebrate the long weekend ahead with barbecues, pool openings and family fun, let’s not forget the real reason we’re all off on Monday: To remember those who gave their lives while protecting our freedom.  We are forever grateful for the sacrifice they made, as they are the reason we are able to own and […]

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Why isn’t my thermostat working?

Temperatures in Northern Virginia are heating up, and if your home isn’t getting as cool as you want it to be, you’ll know it.  Your first thought may be that there’s something wrong with the HVAC system, but in many cases, there’s simply something going wrong with the thermostat. Here are a few common thermostat problems […]

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Adjust Your Thermostat Before Your Vacation

School’s almost out, and that means lots of Sterling area families are headed out of town for vacation. If you’ll be spending a week or two away from home, make sure to take some steps before you leave to keep your energy bills down. You’ll appreciate the lower bill after spending extra money on your […]

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Can Too Much Rain Damage My Air Conditioning Unit?

In this wet season, you may wonder what kind of damage a lot of rain can cause to your HVAC system. Luckily, outdoor air conditioning units are made from aluminum, copper or metal, with all of the electrical connections and components sealed. This allows your unit to keep working even in hard rainfall. Now that […]

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HVAC Tips for New Homeowners

Congratulations on the purchase of your first home! Since there’s a lot to take care of when you own a home, we’d like to help you by giving you a list of maintenance items to keep your furnace and air conditioning running smoothly (while also keeping your bills down). Get to Know Your HVAC System […]

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Earth Day is Saturday!

At Snell, we like to spread awareness about protecting our planet. We always recommend energy efficient HVAC products, remind our customers to change their air filters every other month, and promote turning your thermostat up or down (depending on the season) when you’re away from home. Reducing energy usage is very important for our environment, […]

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Need a New Air Conditioning Unit Before the Weather Heats Up?

If your AC unit has gone kaput, you’re probably anxious to run out and buy something before hot temperatures arrive. But it’s important to know what you’re looking for when you begin shopping to be sure you’re getting the right equipment for your home. Here are a few questions you may have about what to look for in a new […]

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Is Your House Always Dusty? We Can Help.

On a beautiful spring day, you probably like to open the curtains and let the sunshine in. But when you do, are you seeing lots of tiny little dust particles floating through the air? The truth is that dust is probably always there — you’re just able to see it better in the sun’s rays. […]

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Tips to Avoid Turning the Air Conditioning On

With mild temperatures in Sterling this week, most of us haven’t needed to turn on the air conditioning yet. This month we’ll all be enjoying low energy bills. If you want to enjoy low electric bills as long as possible, try not to turn on the AC as soon as we have a warm day. Here are some […]

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Have Spring Allergies? Breathe Easier In Your Home With These Tips

If you’re allergic to pollen, you’re probably not impressed with the lovely green grass and beautiful flowers popping up around Northern Virginia. Most allergy sufferers like to stay indoors during peak pollen hours (between 5 and 10 a.m.), but if you’re not following the right steps, you’ll have trouble breathing even inside your home. Follow these […]

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