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Professional HVAC Repair FAQs in Fairfax, VA

Like other homeowners, you’ll likely have questions or concerns that come up when handling your heating, cooling, and plumbing needs. Sometimes, scouring the internet for random information gets you farther from the answers your need. At McCarthy Home Services in Fairfax, VA, we’ve been providing our customers with top-quality HVAC solutions for years and have a wealth of information at our disposal. Below are various questions we are most commonly asked.

If your question is not answered below, please call us at any time for a reliable answer! In addition, you can scroll to the bottom of the page to find our easy-to-fill-out contact form, which is another great way to get in touch. A member of our team will call back promptly to answer any questions you may have.

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Air conditioning FAQs

The summer heat in Virginia can be brutal, and many of our customers have questions on which model is best for their home. Look below to get more information on a complete buyer’s guide to AC units, in addition to helpful ways on how to save money. Though people generally think about air conditioning as an energy suck, there are affordable ways to cool your home powerfully and effectively. We show you all of our tips and tricks for getting the most out of your AC system.

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Heating FAQS

When winter is in full swing, it is important to stay toasty inside your home. Nothing is worse than when your furnace decides to stop working. Most of our service calls during the winter months have to do with furnaces that have stopped working or boiler problems. We get you answers and results quickly so you don’t spend a freezing night shivering under the blankets.

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Indoor air quality FAQs

Air quality is one of the most misunderstood aspects of keeping your home comfortable and breathable. Many people don’t realize that depending on the state of your air filters and mold proliferation, your indoor air quality can actually be worse than outdoor pollution. While that is counter to most people’s instincts, our team at McCarthy Services can help reverse this trend with helpful solutions on improving your indoor air quality. We can also offer air filter recommendations as well, a fantastic way to keep your indoor air fresh.

Simple Ways to Improve Indoor Air Quality
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Plumbing FAQs

Plumbing means many things, and your property has several different systems integrated into your home to help a variety of appliances do their job. From your hot water heater to your drain pipes connected to the municipal sewer lines, most modern homes have an extensive plumbing system that must be properly taken care of. The most common questions we get center around water heaters, which enable your showers and baths to be luxuriously hot in addition to providing hot water for washing machines and dishwashers.

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