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Preparing Your Home for Winter: A Guide to Attic Insulation

Winter is just around the corner here in Norfolk and the 757 area, and many homeowners are already starting to dread their upcoming heating bills. But, did you know that there’s a cost-effective way that can both improve your home comfort in the chilly months and improve its energy efficiency? That’s right, with attic insulation your home can be prepared for the winter ahead, and any season for years to come.  Keep reading to learn about attic insulation from Worley’s Home Services, the benefits it can provide, and what type to install in your home to optimize its performance. Benefits …

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Should You Repair or Replace Your Furnace?

As a homeowner, there may be a long list of potential issues running through your brain that you do your best to be prepared for: What if the crawlspace floods? What if the roof is damaged in a storm? What if the furnace breaks?  Oftentimes, homeowners throughout Gloucester, Yorktown, and the Hampton Roads area end up having to react to these kinds of issues after they happen, instead of preparing for them ahead of time. When it comes to furnaces and boilers that have stopped working, you may find yourself at a crossroads: Should you just pay for furnace repair, …

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How To Prepare Your Plumbing for the Change in Seasons in Hampton Roads, VA

As the seasons shift, so do the demands on your home’s plumbing and HVAC. Maintenance and seasonal considerations are more obvious when it comes to your heating and cooling systems, but it’s also important to remember that your plumbing needs adjusting in order to handle the changing weather too. Here’s how to get your plumbing ready for the change in seasons, from Worley’s — the home comfort and energy experts in Hampton Roads and the 757. 1. Seasonal Check on Outdoor Plumbing The homes of Virginia Beach, Williamsburg, Norfolk, Gloucester, Yorktown, and Chesapeake are tasked with handling the full spectrum …

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The HVAC Maintenance Checklist You’ll Need Before Fall

As the warm, sun-soaked days of summer fade into the crisp, cool embrace of fall, the homes of Hampton Roads and the greater 757 area will require less and less from their air conditioners. This in-between-season, known as a shoulder season, can be bittersweet as we say goodbye to the summer fun, but many homeowners are more than willing to say goodbye to their summer energy bills. Shoulder seasons are the perfect time to ensure your home’s heating and cooling system is in top shape, and that those high energy bills don’t follow you into the winter. Proper maintenance of …

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Plumbing Tips for a Problem-Free Summer

Summer is a time for relaxation, vacations, sunshine, and enjoying the natural beauty that Hampton Roads has to offer. For many, it’s also the season to head to your vacation home or beach house, which see increased use during these sunny months. However, whether it’s your primary residence or a summer getaway, the season can bring a host of plumbing issues that you should be on the lookout for.  From busted pipes to clogged drains, the heightened usage and unpredictable weather can wreak havoc on your home’s plumbing system. Fortunately, with a few preventive measures and the help of Worley’s …

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7 Unusual AC Noises (And What They Mean)

Every homeowner dreams of a cool and comfortable summer in their house. There’s nothing quite like coming home from a day at Virginia Beach or a stroll through Williamsburg and being greeted by refreshing indoor temperatures. But strange and unfamiliar AC noises can turn a relaxing weekend into a stressful one in the 757 area. Despite the inconvenience, it’s important to address new or concerning air conditioner sounds quickly to ensure that a minor issue doesn’t evolve into a major, costly breakdown. Here are seven things you might hear when there’s something wrong with your home cooling system. 7 Common …

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Preparing Your HVAC For Hurricane Season: Essential Tips For 757 Area Residents

As hurricane season has arrived in Virginia Beach and the 757 area, many homeowners are preparing for extreme weather conditions and blackouts. While stocking up on supplies and planning your evacuation route are important, so is preparing your home and its components—like your HVAC system.  Worley’s Home Services has been helping Southside homeowners with their HVAC systems since 2016 and much of our service area is coastal. Because these areas are vulnerable to hurricanes, flooding, and power outages, having a plan of action to help your HVAC system brave the storm is a crucial step in avoiding extensive damage.  Keep …

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Energy-Saving Tips to Beat the Summer Heat in Hampton Roads VA

With summer in full swing and temperatures continuing to rise, many homeowners throughout the 757 area have found it difficult to keep cool. When the summer heat sets in, your first instinct may be to crank your air conditioner, but unfortunately that could end up leaving you with higher energy bills and minimal added comfort. At Worley’s Home Services, your year-round comfort is our priority and we offer several services that can not only help keep you cool this summer, but also help you save on your energy bills.  Keep reading to learn a few energy saving tips for homeowners …

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Chuck Worley Featured in Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

Founder & CEO of Worley’s Home Improvement, Chuck Worley, was recently featured in WY Daily’s “10 Questions With”, the series that allows locals get to know Historic Triangle business leaders and community members. Read the full article here to learn more about Chuck as a community member his accomplishments as a business owner. Trust Worley’s for all your home service needs. Call 757-356-4117 or get in touch online.

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Why Would An AC Make a Clicking Noise?

When the summer heat hits, there’s nothing quite as refreshing as stepping into a cool, comfortable home. But what happens when your air conditioning system starts making strange clicking noises? Understanding the reasons behind these sounds can help you identify and address any potential issues before they escalate.  At Worley’s Home Services, we specialize in providing comprehensive heating, cooling, electrical, and plumbing solutions in Hampton Roads. Let’s explore the common causes of clicking sounds in your AC system and share insights on how to resolve them, ensuring your home remains a sanctuary of tranquility. Causes for a Clicking Air Conditioner …

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