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Archives for: DIY & How-To

Washington Gas - Natural Gas Rebate Program

Washington Gas is offering up to a $250 rebate, for as limited time and only to Virginia Customers on products and services including natural gas water heaters, boilers, programmable thermostats and heating system check-ups. Rebates available on a first come, first serve basis. Rebates will total nearly $1,000,000!! So be sure to take advantage soon […]

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Why you need to change your HVAC filter often and install it correctly.


Importance of changing your HVAC Filter Why should I change my HVAC Filter? Here is a perfect example of a homeowner not replacing their HVAC filter often enough and installing the filter incorrectly. As you can see this filter is almost entirely clogged with dust which makes your system run less efficiently and much harder. […]

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Is the person at your door really a service technician?

In lieu of recent events where someone was impersonating a service technician to gain access to a home and committing crimes we thought we should pass along some tips to help. There are some tips which can help reduce the risks of becoming a victim from criminals pretending to be service technician such as cable, […]

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Shout out's, praises and all things said on the air

Hear local sports celebrities and on-air radio personalities talk about their experiences with John C. Flood Hear Kristi King from WTOP Radio interview our very own Jeff Levin Hear a couple of excerpts from the WTOP Radio interview with one Project Manager Jeff Levin about the need to check for CO leaks in your home. […]

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Spring 2012 is tomorrow

Well, I am going to go ahead and say that Punxsutawney Phil may have thrown the wrong prediction on February 2, 2012 when he saw his shadow noting 6 more weeks of winter. The last few weeks have been anything but winter-like weather and with Spring officially starting tomorrow, March 20th that means it's time […]

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Steam Heating Service Checklist

Many homeowners still utilize steam radiator heating in their homes, which have their own set of items that need to be checked. Here's a short list of items you as a homeowner can check on your own to ensure your steam heating system works as efficiently as possible. • Maintain records. • Check all flue […]

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Warm Air Furnace - Heating System Homeowner Service Checklist

With the unusually warm winter we have been having it’s still very important to keep up with your homes heating system – because we are still in winter and it will get cold. Your heating system is like many items we take for granted every day, like our car, which we expect to start and […]

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Frozen Pipes Burst: Why It Happens and How to Avoid It.

No homeowner ever wants to discover a water pipe that has burst within their home. Broken or busted pipes cause leaking water that in many cases will do significant damage to the surrounding area effecting a home and most of the plumbing within it. The reason that many water pipes burst is due to both […]

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Booking your heating system inspections

Happy New Year to everyone from John C Flood. Just wanted to drop a note reminding everyone to book your heating system inspections as the cold weather starts to settle in the Metro DC area. It's pretty typical during the unusually warm weather we have been having to assume all is well with your heating […]

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Importance of Changing Your HVAC Air Filter

According to the EPA, the indoor air we are exposed to is 70% more polluted than the outdoor air and studies show that the average American spends nearly 90% of their time indoors. This puts us all at a greater risk of contracting various diseases from indoor air pollutants. The EPA actually ranks poor indoor […]

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The tale of the two John C. Flood's and the pending chasm

There are in fact two plumbing/HVAC companies operating under the name John C. Flood within the Metro DC area. Same name offering the same services, but very different views on customer service. We wanted to let all our previous and current customers know that we work hard to earn your business, and more importantly, your […]

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John C. Flood Signs Endorsement Deal With LaVar Arrington


John C. Flood is proud to announce it has signed an endorsement deal with former 3-time Pro Bowl Redskins linebacker Lavar Arrington. LaVar has always been one of the most vocal players in the NFL and he’s not going to stop now. He’s on the other side of the mic, giving D.C. sports fans the […]

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John C. Flood teams up with Carpenter's Shelter for the Homeless


It's easy to forget, even on our worst days, there are many people who have it much, much worse then we do. All of us at John C. Flood realize the plight and severity of the homeless problem, especially in and around the Metro DC area. It's for this reason we have teamed up with […]

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