Make Your Home a Cool Refuge After a Long Day in the Sun
It’s true what they say: Virginia Is for Lovers. Each year, Virginia Beach hosts a great many lovers during summertime—lovers of our sandy beaches, that is! Here in the Hampton Roads area, tourist season brings travelers from all over to relax and enjoy. This influx keeps Miller’s Heating and Air Conditioning working extra hard, too. From homeowners who call for their annual AC maintenance checks to the many real estate agents who call for AC installation in their Virginia Beach rental homes, we are always busy ensuring that our customers are chilled and satisfied.
Get Summer Ready Now!
If you’re a local resident with friends visiting during the summer months, you’ll want to make sure your home’s air conditioning is in top working condition for guests. Fortunately, as professionals in this area, we know the top AC checks to ensure a cooling system works flawlessly—all summer. Here are six:
- Check refrigerant levels
- Clean evaporator and condenser coils
- Change filters (You should be doing this regularly.)
- Upgrade to a programmable thermostat
- Check electrical components and controls
- Remove debris around outside unit
Of course, the easiest way to accomplish all of this would be to call Miller’s Heating and Air Conditioning for your annual AC tune-up. Our pros can easily do all of the dirty work for you, so you can keep a cool head—and total peace of mind—all summer long.
Cool Things to Do on a Hot Day
Now that your house is a cool and refreshing refuge from the hot Virginia sun, you’ll want to keep your guests occupied by visiting the area’s best local attractions. Here are five of Virginia Beach’s most popular things to do (and best ways to beat the heat):
Come sun, surf and relax on our super wide, clean, family-friendly beaches. Lifeguards are on duty during the core hours of the day and we never charge you or require a beach badge.
Take a stroll, ride your bike or enjoy your run down our three-mile boardwalk. This wide pathway stretches along the beach-lined oceanfront and is just a short walk from the main street that’s filled with plenty of fun tourist shops, bars and fun eateries.
Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center
Duck out of the sun for an afternoon and take the family to Virginia Beach’s Aquarium and Marine Science Center. Check out real ocean life (including sharks and sea turtles) and learn cool stuff while doing it all!
First Landing State Park
If you’re more of a nature lover, grab your hiking shoes or mountain bike and head into First Landing State Park to cool off. These 19 miles of trails offer camping, cabins, fishing, swimming and a public beach, too!
Cape Henry Lighthouse
Enjoy lighthouses? Check out the Cape Henry Lighthouse right inside the Fort Story military base. While you can’t go inside just yet, you can admire its beauty. Just don’t forget your ID before entering the base!
Miller’s Keeps You Cool All Summer!
Whether you’re a Virginia Beach homeowner or a real estate agent who likes to keep your properties in top condition for summer renters, maintaining the HVAC system inside your properties is a must. And Miller’s is just a phone call away for all of your repairs and maintenance. From plumbing installations in Virginia Beach to ductless AC services in Norfolk and beyond, our team of professionals always offers total peace of mind and quick solutions!