The Vito Blog

Stay Informed Today. Stay Comfortable Tomorrow.

If you never read the car manual, you won’t know how to fully enjoy your car or take proper care of it. Well, you can apply the same logic to your HVAC and plumbing equipment. We know so much about these industries, we could write a book about them! But for now, we’ll share what we know in our company blog. Browse our latest features to see what’s new and check back regularly for updates!

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What to Do About Wood-Burning Fireplaces and Indoor Air Quality?

17 March / 1 comment

Are wood-burning fireplaces bad for indoor air quality? They certainly don’t help. Homes that utilize wood-burning heat sources have...

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Best Ways to Increase the Airflow in Your Home

17 March / No comments

Most methods of increasing airflow in your home fall under two umbrellas: natural and mechanical. You can create airflow...

The Harm of Lead Pipes and What to Do About Them if They Reside in Your Home or Building

26 January / No comments

Lead poisoning can have pernicious health consequences for both adults and children. The negative effects of ingesting lead don’t...

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Why Is My Heat Pump Making Whooshing Noises During the Winter Months?

26 January / No comments

That “whoosh” sound isn’t necessarily a sign that anything is wrong with your heat pump if it’s happening during...

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Is It Too Late in the Season to Get My Commercial Furnace Serviced?

26 January / No comments

No – it’s never too late to schedule commercial HVAC service. Your furnace may still have months of work...

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FAQs About Lead Pipes

31 December / 1 comment

Are lead pipes dangerous? The simple, safest answer is yes, lead pipes can be dangerous. The more complicated answer...

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How HVAC Has Benefited from the Advancements of Technology

31 December / No comments

There are two obvious ways in which HVAC has benefited from advancements in technology: efficiency and performance. Additionally, HVAC...

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Six Tips that Any Homeowner Can Take Advantage of to Ensure High-Efficiency HVAC in Their Homes

31 December / No comments

1. Consider installing a new smart thermostat. Smart thermostats and programmable thermostats do a lot of the same things....

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HVAC Problems That May Cause Your Utility Bills To Spike

23 December / No comments

The most significant energy expenditures for the average household are related to heating and cooling. When there’s an unusual...

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New Innovations: What Is Hydro Jetting and How Can My Plumbing Benefit?

23 December / No comments

Hydro jetting is essentially high-pressure water blasting for the interior of your pipes. It’s often prescribed to remove debris,...