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How to Avoid a Plumbing Emergency During the Holiday Season

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Entertaining? Here is What You Need to Know About Your Plumbing! The holidays will soon be here! For many of our Northern Virginia households, it’s a time for entertaining with family and friends. With this influx of guests in your home, your plumbing will almost certainly get a heavy workout…which is why October and November is a great time to meet with a plumber and have a whole home plumbing inspection — especially if you live in an older home Read More


Find the Best Plumber Near You

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How is finding the right plumber like finding the perfect halloween costume? Trick or treat? Plumber or princess? Believe it or not Halloween is almost here and if you haven’t  found the perfect costume maybe you too want to be a plumber! Find out in this article why the cast and crew — who are not professional actors — are the best plumbers for the job! Yes, if you have a plumbing emergency, finding a plumber near you can be Read More


New HVAC System Installation

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Having a new system is like getting a new car. Congratulations on the purchase of your new heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system! Now that you have your new HVAC system installed here is what you need to know so you can enjoy it for many years to come! HVAC contractors and manufacturers say the key to keeping your system operating at peak efficiency and performance today–and down the road, is routine maintenance. Many homeowner who invest in a Read More


Plumbing Tips for Fall

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Plumbing Maintenance Tips to Prepare Your Home for Winter With the fall chill in the air it’s a reminder that winter will soon be here. If you’re a homeowner, it’s a reminder that it’s not only time to prepare your home’s heating system for the cooler months it’s also time to prepare your home’s plumbing for the freezing temperatures of winter. To protect your home from a plumbing emergency here are a few things you should do: Clear the leaves Read More


Do You Have Hard Water?

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Is the water in your home creating your plumbing problems? In this article we will share with you what you might not know about your water and why it may be the real cause of your plumbing problems. Are you looking for a plumber near you to fix a plumbing problem?  Are you experiencing one too many plumbing problems? Have you ever thought the culprit could be your home’s water quality?   Yes, the plumbers at M.E. Flow, who serve our Read More


3 Reasons to Have Your Heating Tune-up Performed Now

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Whether you heat your home with a gas furnace, heat pump or boiler…fall is the perfect time to schedule your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) tune-up. Fall…it’s the time of year when the weather conditions are perfect for opening up the windows and enjoying the cool refreshing outside air. But did you know it’s also a great time to have your heating system checked for the winter months? Have you ever wondered why the heating and cooling contractors in Read More


Expert Boiler Contractor Service in Alexandria, Fairfax, and Arlington

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Do You Own a Boiler? Problems with Your Boiler? Our boiler contractors have got answers! Boiler problems? We’ve got answers. Expert boiler contractors in Alexandria, Fairfax, and Arlington Looking for a heating ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) contractor that specializes in boiler repairs and replacements? An HVAC boiler contractor that is in your Alexandria, Fairfax, and Arlington neighborhood? If you own a boiler, you know it is a great way to heat your home, and just like any other heating Read More


Free Second Opinion on Major AC Repairs and HVAC Replacements

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Are you faced with a costly AC or furnace repair? Unsure of a recent quote you received to fix your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system? Are you looking for a FREE second opinion without having to pay another diagnosis fee? Before you commit to an expensive repair on your AC system or a complete HVAC system replacement, let M.E. Flow help you. Since 1951, family-owned business M.E. Flow, Inc. has been providing quality heating, cooling, and plumbing service Read More


Do You Request a Second Opinion on Major AC Repairs?

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How would you feel if you called an AC repair contractor to fix your home’s heating and cooling system only find out they were going to charge you for AC repairs that you did not need? You wouldn’t be too happy. Here’s what you can do if you’re faced with a major repair, costly HVAC replacement parts or an HVAC system replacement. Get a Free Second Opinion Here’s how it happens! You can see these deceitful practices exposed in this video from Read More


Time to Repair or Replace Your AC System

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Are you spending more money on AC repairs? Are you having to add freon to your AC system? Have you noticed that your energy bills are getting higher? If you have seen any of these signs, they are strong indicators that it may be time to replace your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system. The average life span of HVAC equipment is about 15 years. According to Energy Star, your heat pump and AC system are candidates for replacement Read More


Got a Plumbing Problem?

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Call M.E. Flow in Alexandria, Leesburg or Winchester! Here is What to Expect During Your Plumbing Repair Service Call… Finding the right plumbing contractor for your job can be a big decision. Especially if you’re new to the Northern Virginia area and you are not sure where to find the best plumber. Here is what you can expect when you call M.E. Flow to fix your running toilet, clogged drain, sump pump, water heater, or broken pipe. You will receive Read More


What thrives in a home with excess moisture?

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Your Humid Basement May Not Be a Cool Place to Hangout Your basement may be a good place to cool off during this heat wave but do you know who else is hanging out there? Continue reading this article for what you need to know about the health problem created by what’s living down there and the solution to eliminate the problem. Dust Mites Yes, dust mites naturally occur in all areas of the home— but if your home has Read More


AC Tune-up Reminder Service

Did you forgot to have your AC system serviced and now it’s dirty and in need of a repair? Have you ever wished there was a service provided by your AC contractor that would help you remember to service your AC system? Our lives get busy and most of us know we should have an AC tune-up but we simply forget to do it. We are only reminded when we have a problem and are in need of an AC Read More


3 Things to Know Before You Repair Your AC System

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At some point in our lives, having to repair an AC system is something we will have to decide on. Before you decide on making that AC repair, here is what you should know about your existing heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system. It will happen! One day your air conditioning system will be working fine, the next day it will be blowing hot air! Before you shell out money to fix your broken AC system, know these three Read More


Personalize Your Rooms From Paint Color to Temperature

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While Lowering Your Energy Bill Too! Have you ever wondered if there are other options to the tired and true central air conditioning system? Options that would give you personalized control over the temperature in individual rooms?  Rather than having to install a portable window AC, a space heater, or to adjust the thermostat to the central air system, consider this.  Now is a heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system that will do all of that—allow you to choose Read More


Celebrating Drinking Water Week

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The plumbers at M.E. Flow are joining water utilities around the country to celebrate Drinking Water Week, May 7 -13, by recognizing the vital role that water plays in daily lives. This year’s Drinking Water week will focus on the ways in which consumers can take responsibility in caring for their home’s drinking water and water use. M.E. Flow can help you identify how much water your home may be wasting in a few ways: Schedule a whole-home plumbing inspection and Read More


How to Avoid Needing an Air Conditioning Repair

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Will your AC system keep you cool this summer? Will you be paying for an air conditioning repair…that could have been avoided? When it comes to our comfort I think sometimes we take it for granted. We know we should call and schedule our AC tune-up but we simply never get around to it. We don’t think twice about our air conditioning system until something goes wrong and it stops working! What many homeowners don’t realize is that, just like Read More


Water Runoff, Water Supply, & the Septic System

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Purchasing a Home in the County? Have you gotten to know the lay of the land? Here are a few thing you need to know… Many of us have the dream of getting out of the city and moving to the country. Having a home in the country you’re able to enjoy the peace and quiet along with the natural landscape. But before you make the move be sure you consider these three things: The lay of the land, the water Read More


Get More When Replacing Your HVAC System

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The Get More Sales Event is Here! Is your heating and cooling system over 10 years old? Does your AC system use R-22 refrigerant? Have you been told by a heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) contractor that you should replace your heating and cooling system? If so, great news for you! With “The Get More Sales Event” offered by American Standard Heating & Air Conditioning and independent Customer Care Dealer, M.E. Flow, that’s exactly what you get! Now through Read More


The Secret to Making Great Tasting Coffee

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Looking for that secret ingredient to brewing better tasting coffee? Have you ever wondered why your home brew does not taste like the coffee from your favorite coffee shop? For many of us, our day does not start until we have had our morning joe. Some of us choose to buy our coffee by the cup because we can’t seem to get the taste right at home. But did you know there are four fundamentals to brewing the perfect coffee Read More