Debunking 5 Common Myths About HVAC Services

There are plenty of sources online claiming to be HVAC “experts” that offer false information on HVAC services. For homeowners looking for factual information on how to best maintain your HVAC systems, this can be frustrating. To help clear the air, we’re debunking the top 5 HVAC myths. Myth #1: Cleaning Your Filters is an…

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Upgrade Your HVAC System with Armstrong Air

Is it time to upgrade your current HVAC system? If so, we’ve got just the right products for you. At Valor Mechanical, not only do we provide our clients with premier services, but we also offer products from top-of-the-line brands, like Armstrong Air. We proudly supply our customers with their premium lines of high-quality furnace…

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Air Conditioner Troubleshooting Checklist

Every homeowner dreads the day they go to turn on their air conditioning and it doesn’t work. If that’s the case, how do you know how to figure out the issue? A/C units are comprised of many different parts, any of which could potentially be at fault for the unit’s failure or malfunction. This can…

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What Will Void my HVAC Warranty?

Warranty plans are offered with the majority of HVAC units to help keep your wallet protected from product malfunctions and damage. To honor your HVAC warranty, manufacturers require that you abide by a list of certain rules and regulations. To help ensure your warranty remains intact, we’ve listed the most common reasons an HVAC warranty…

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Embracing Change: Our Move to a New Facility

According to Socrates, “The secret of change is to focus all of your energy not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” Those that know me know I’ve always embraced change. While the act of change is uncomfortable, I believe it makes us better and stronger in the end. Which is why I’m…

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To DIY or Not to DIY? Spring HVAC Maintenance.

Winter weather has no mercy when it comes to your home's HVAC and plumbing systems. As the snow begins to melt and the ice begins to thaw, it's essential to check up on these systems to ensure they're running both safely and efficiently. Running through an entire list of to-dos and how-tos can be difficult.…

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Winter Water Heater Tips From the Experts

Those extra-long, extra-hot showers we take in the mornings during the cold winter could be causing damage to your water heater. As cold water is being brought into your water heater during a hot shower, the less hot water is available to you and the more your water heater exerts itself. That exertion may cause…

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Snowstorms: How to Stay Safe While Saving Energy

Frigid Midwest winters are upon us, and with them comes an abundance of snowstorms, ready to wreak havoc on your home. The best way to prevent your family from suffering from a snow-induced HVAC system issues is to be prepared. Here are our top three snowstorm safety tips to keep your HVAC system functioning and…

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Top 3 Tips to Prepare Your Heating System for Winter

Winter's beginning to roll in, which means it’s time to dig out the bulky winter coats, add that extra blanket layer to your bed, and maybe even start wearing an extra pair of socks. In addition to these winter preparations, there's one more essential step of this "warmth checklist" that often goes overlooked until it's…

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Why is my HVAC System Making Noises?

Strange noises coming from your HVAC system can mean a variety of things. The types of noises can often tell you what exactly is in need of repair, removal, or replacement. Here are a few of the main noises your system may be making and what you can do to fix them. Rattling There are…

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