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5 Steps To Manage a Leaking Water Line

A leaking water line is a considerable problem that requires immediate attention. When the main water line leaks, it will not only negatively impact the operation of your fixtures and appliances, it can cause considerable damage to your landscaping, foundation, sidewalks, patios, etc. At C.B. Lucas, we understand your concerns and the importance of prompt…

What Is Hard-Starting an Air Conditioner?

Is your air conditioner making loud noises during startup or failing to cool down your Northern Virginia home quickly? You could be dealing with a hard-starting AC system. Hard starting is a condition that occurs in all types of motorized equipment, including air conditioners. While a hard-starting AC may still be able to cool down…

How To Flush Your Water Heater

Maintenance Tips & Tricks Many of us take hot water for granted — until our water heater stops working. No hot water can make showering or washing dishes a pain, and getting the water heater repair or replacement you need might take time. How do you avoid these headaches? Stay on top of essential water…

How To Choose the Right AC: Consider Ductless

When you’re trying to beat the summer heat, it pays to have the right air conditioner for your home or business. But with so many options available, how do you know which type of AC would best meet your needs? In this blog, you’ll learn how to effectively navigate your options and see what key…

4 Common Drain Issues Explained

From persistent clogs to mysterious gurgling noises, dealing with drainage issues can be a headache. They disrupt your daily routine and pose health risks if left untreated. That’s why homeowners need to be aware of the signs that a problem exists and understand their options for resolving the issue. The expert plumbers at C.B. Lucas…

Best Heating Systems for Virginia Winters: Explained

Winters in Virginia are not as brutal as in some other areas. However, temperatures frequently dip below the point of comfort. But which heating system is best for keeping warm during a chilly Virginia winter? Learn all the different heating options available to local families and valuable insights about which system may be best for…

Why Is My Air Conditioner Blowing Hot Air? Four Reasons Explained

Experiencing air conditioner problems during the summertime is an ordeal you want to avoid. For instance, if you reside in Northern Virginia, the last thing you want when enduring scorching summer days is to have your AC blowing warm air when it’s supposed to be blowing cool air. Unfortunately, airflow issues are a common culprit…

Northern Virginia Home Energy & HVAC Rebates Explained

For homeowners looking to upgrade one or more elements of their HVAC system, there’s never been a better time to make the switch. Thanks to incentives introduced in the Inflation Reduction Act, homeowners nationwide can receive rebates and tax credits for upgrading to high-efficiency HVAC units — but many Northern Virginia residents don’t know that…

Why Is My Air Conditioner Leaking Water? 5 Reasons Explained

When you notice water pooling around your air conditioner, it’s natural to become concerned. An air conditioner leaking water is a common problem with several possible causes. Understanding the reasons behind your leaky air conditioner can help you identify and fix the problem before significant damage occurs. Clogged Condensate Drain Line Dehumidification is a natural…

What Should You Do When Your Furnace Leaks Water?

A water leak is the last thing you’d expect from your furnace. Seeing a slowly growing puddle of water around your heating system seems strange at first, but water leaks stemming from furnaces are surprisingly common. However, a furnace water leak isn’t something you’d want to ignore. Furnace water leaks can damage your home’s flooring…

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