July 31, 2020

Summer 2020 Air Conditioning Trouble Shooting Guide

    Did your air conditioner stop work? If so, in this air conditioning trouble shooting guide we will provide you with tips that you can use to get your system running again. Air Conditioning Trouble Shooting Guide Tip #1 – Make Sure Your Thermostat Is Set Correctly The first thing that you want to do when your air conditioner stops working is to make sure that your thermostat is set correctly. Someone in your home may have accidentally set your thermostat to heat and not cold so if you’re feeling heat blow out of your vents, you should check...

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July 24, 2020

It’s Still Running – Why Does My System Need Maintenance?

At Dave’s cooling and heating, one of the most common misconceptions that homeowners or renters have is that their HVAC units don’t need maintenance because if they are still running normally, why should an HVAC professional be called to maintain them? Sadly, this couldn’t be further from the truth, the reality is that an system is one of the most important mechanical pieces in a home and it should be treated as such. Don’t Underestimate The Importance Of Regular HVAC Maintenance As with vehicle maintenance, regular maintenance is important because of the simple fact that it will keep your HVAC...

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July 23, 2020

HVAC Maintenance Tips For July 2020

It’s July 2020 and if you’ve lived in Frederick County for any length of time, you know that having a perfectly functioning HVAC system is necessary if you’re going to survive the hot summer here. Having an system is important but, it’s also imperative that you take the steps to keep your HVAC unit well maintained during the summer months. Regular maintenance is going to be the number one thing that will help you to pay less money on your monthly energy bill and keep your HVAC system running for years to come. Change The HVAC Air Filter One of...

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July 22, 2020

Planning On Selling Your Frederick County Home? Add Value To Your House By Updating Your HVAC System

Are you planning on selling your Frederick County Maryland home? If so, one of the very best upgrades that you can make to your house before listing it is to improve your HVAC system. Thanks to recent data from the National Association of Realtors, we know that homeowners who recently invested in upgrading their central heating and air conditioning systems saw a return on their Investments above 71%. This is awesome ROI considering that other home renovation projects like kitchens, bathrooms, or other remodels in the home often bring a return on investment that’s much lower. It makes sense to...

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July 2, 2020

What Happens When You Don’t Change Your HVAC Air Filter?

As a homeowner or renter, one of the best things that you can do if your home has central heating and air conditioning is to change your HVAC air filter at least once a month, or every three months. Some HVAC units will have one air filter, while others will have two filters. The key to success is to change these filters every 1-3 months or as often as your HVAC manufacturer recommends, because they will keep your unit running smoothly. Don’t Want To Change Your HVAC Air Filter? Here’s What Will Happen If you forget to change your HVAC...

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June 27, 2020

Which Temperature Should You Set Your Thermostat At During The Summer?

When it comes to thermostats, everyone has their favorite “ideal temperature” during the summer months because some people keep them turned down too low, while others set them set too high, and their homes feel like saunas during the summer. What’s temperature should you set your thermostat during the summer months? In this article, we will answer this question and provide you with tips on the best temperature for your home during the summer months. Best Temperature For A Home During The Summer Months Although some people might tell you that you should set your thermostat at 65 during the...

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June 19, 2020

Tips For Boosting Immune System During The Summer Months

Keeping your immune system healthy is the first step in avoiding colds, flu, and other illnesses. It also helps to minimize the symptoms and duration when you do get sick. Here are some ways you can boost your immune health through everyday activities and the right habits. How To Boost Your Immune System Besides keeping your weight down, eating healthy will give your body the nutrients it needs to maintain healthy organs and systems. That includes the immune system. Make choices based on nutritional value rather than going for tasty treats that do little for your health. Have fruits for...

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June 12, 2020

Tips For A Comfortable Summer

Before the advent of home air conditioning systems, the best you could do as summer temperatures climbed outside was to open windows and turn on a fan. Nowadays, you have multiple options for cooling your home depending on your budget and lifestyle. Use Central Air Conditioning For A More Comfortable Summer A common option for many homes in North America, central air conditioning systems are integrated with furnaces to provide cooling throughout your home during the summer months. Refrigerant circulates through a coil in your supply duct work to remove heat from your air and provide cool air to your...

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June 5, 2020

Summer Is Almost Here, It’s Time for An Air Conditioner Tune Up

The weather is warming up across Frederick County and that can only mean one thing, summer is almost here and you should make sure that your air conditioner is ready for the warm weather ahead. With the arrival of summer we’re going to see many more days of temperatures in the triple digits, this is why you should get your air conditioner tuned up in time for summer. Don’t Wait Until Something Breaks On Your Air Conditioner Sadly, some people reading this article may wait to call an HVAC professional until something breaks, and their HVAC unit needs repair. This...

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June 1, 2020

Ways to Lower Humidity In Your Home

As the years continue to go by it seems that Maryland gets more and more humid. Humidity comes from water vapor in the air. When we notice that it’s humid in our house it’s typically because it feels really sticky.  We have foggy windows, there’s a mildew smell or we even have visible mold. Too much humidity is not good so we have some suggested ways that you can lower the humidity in your home so that it is more comfortable and doesn’t turn into a breeding ground for mold. Add a whole-house dehumidifier. These systems are designed to remove...

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