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Enjoy the Sights of the Season, But Beware of Sounds From Your Furnace

Holiday excitement is in full swing, and hopefully you’re getting a chance to enjoy some of the fun events and beautiful light displays in Northern Virginia. We found a great list of holiday light displays on the Fun in Fairfax website, including some in Sterling and many throughout Washington D.C., so check it out before […]

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Is your furnace blowing cool air? Here are some possible reasons.

There’s only one thing that could be worse than a furnace that’s not working at all: A furnace that’s blowing cold air! Now that temperatures in Northern Virginia are dropping, you’ll certainly know it if your home isn’t getting warmer when the furnace is running. If you feel cold air coming out of your vents, […]

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Want More Money for Holiday Shopping? Follow These Tips!

We’re just a couple weeks away from holiday madness. Soon we’ll be seeing glittery lights and inflatable Santas all around Northern Virginia, not to mention stores that are packed to the gills with holiday shoppers. If you want more money to spend on your friends and family this year, try these tips to save on […]

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The End of Daylight Saving is a Good Time to Change Batteries in CO and Smoke Alarms

This Saturday night when at bedtime, Sterling area residents and the rest of the country will be changing our clocks to an hour earlier, which will end that extra hour of sunlight we’ve had since the spring. Since we often don’t think to change our batteries in smoke detectors and carbon monoxide alarms throughout the […]

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We’re Proud of Our Reviews!

Since 1972, we at Snell have been striving to deliver the best HVAC service possible to Northern Virginia residents. Even after 45 years in business, nothing pleases us more than hearing that we made a customer happy, whether it’s because of a technician who was courteous while in a customer’s home or a furnace installation that saved a family […]

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Should you replace a furnace and air conditioning unit at the same time?

  If you’re in the market for a new furnace for your Sterling home, it may be a good time to consider a new AC unit as well. It may not make sense to replace something that isn’t broken yet, but there are reasons to consider purchasing both units together. The Age of Your Air […]

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Today is Energy Efficiency Day

Various regional and national organizations, utilities, and individuals working to promote energy efficiency have established October 5th as Energy Efficiency Day. The goal of the day is to help consumers cut their bills while reducing pollution, and to create awareness of ways that the average homeowner can save energy. Not only does purchasing low energy goods cut costs, […]

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Shocktober is Fun. Scary Furnace Sounds Are Not.

Beginning tonight through the end of October, residents of Northern Virginia are in for a spooky treat when a real haunted house in Leesburg opens to the public for Shocktober Halloween fun. With documented sightings of old family ghosts and visits from paranormal investigators, owners of Paxton Manor say there’s proof that the house is truly haunted. This […]

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It’s the First Day of Fall! Is Your Home Ready for Cooler Weather?

Fall in Northern Virginia is beautiful, with colorful trees and people everywhere enjoying mild temperatures. But fall also signals cooler weather in the near future, so before temperatures drop, it’s good to know how to prepare your home to keep your family warm and safe this season. Seal Cracks and Replace Weather Stripping You may have done this at the […]

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Improve Your Indoor Air Quality This Fall

As temperatures in the Sterling area start to cool, most of us have a priority in mind to make sure our homes will be warm this winter. As a heating and cooling company, we agree that making sure to schedule your fall HVAC maintenance appointment is important, as is caulking and sealing cracks around windows. […]

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