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Why is my furnace making noises?

Posted on: February 8, 2016

If your furnace is making noises, you should address the issue before the problem gets worse. The only problem is furnace noises may be tricky to diagnose on your own. For safety reasons, never try to fix a furnace unless you have training and experience. Instead, call an HVAC professional to inspect the equipment if…

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Homeowner’s guide to water heater maintenance

Posted on: January 20, 2016

When it comes to water heater repairs, it is often best to hire an expert, this is due to the fact that your water heater is made up of many electrical parts and it can be dangerous and costly when you start pulling out these parts yourself to work on them. The good news is that…

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Strange noises coming from your furnace

Posted on: January 8, 2016

If you hear noises coming from your furnace you may just ignore them thinking that they will go away. However, if your furnace gets so loud that you can’t hear yourself talk or the noises become a regular occurrence there could be something more sinister going on. Some furnace noises that may be normal sounds…

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Holiday garbage disposal tips

Posted on: December 23, 2015

During the holidays, your whole kitchen gets a good workout. Yet, one piece of equipment you may not have considered giving a little extra care to is your garbage disposal. Your garbage disposal certainly gets put to work with all the parties and meals over the holidays, and it is worth maintaining over this busy…

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Benefits of home energy audit

Posted on: December 15, 2015

Home energy costs can sometimes seem like a necessary evil. However, there may be things around your home that are causing your energy costs to be higher than they need to be. These things can include windows and doors that are bringing in air from outside and leaking your cool or warm air outside. It…

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What to do if your pipes freeze

Posted on: November 24, 2015

Picture it: it’s the middle of winter with freezing temperatures outside, and you turn on your faucet to get yourself a glass of water. Except, nothing comes out of the faucet. Say hello to the inconvenience of frozen pipes. Unfortunately, the annoying lack of water (whether it’s a complete lack or you’re left with only…

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Why won’t my furnace turn on?

Posted on: November 10, 2015

As we move closer towards the winter months, there are certain things we can count on: the ground to be less green, the inevitable snowfall, and our homes to be warm and cozy. Many of us have already switched on the heat on our furnaces and become accustomed to the warm air being pushed around…

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Why are my home’s air filters black?

Posted on: July 29, 2015

Pulling out your air conditioner or furnace’s air filters and finding them black is never a good sign. Black filters typically indicate that it’s time to replace your home’s air filters, but how did they get to be black? The experts at James A. Wheat & Sons are here with the answer. If you need…

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2015 Mt. Airy wrestling golf fundraiser

Posted on: May 28, 2015

James A. Wheat & Sons was proud to take part in a golf fundraiser on May 15, 2015 benefiting the Mount Airy Youth Athletic Association (MAYAA) wrestling program for kids ages 6 – 14. Wrestling has always been important to our family—we strongly support the benefits of the sport, as well as the many life lessons…

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What’s wrong with my ac?

Posted on: April 29, 2015

During the summer, you rely on your air conditioner day in and day out, so when it’s not working properly, it can be a big deal. Many a MD or DC area resident has looked at their failing air conditioner and wondered, “What’s wrong with my AC?” Thankfully, you have the experts at James A.…

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