November 25, 2021

Where To Work Off Those Extra Holiday Calories: Gambrill State Park

  The holidays are just around the corner and we all need to find ways to burn off some of those extra calories! Gambrill State Park is a great place for hiking, mountain biking, or horseback riding. And for spending time off time off with family, especially if you love the great outdoors! Its a favorite at Dave’s! There are 16 miles of trails that take you through beautiful scenery on the ridge of the Catoctin Mountains in Frederick County. The park has two different areas: Rock Run Area and High Knob Area. Overview of Gambrill State Park High Knob...

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November 24, 2021

7 HVAC Maintenance Tips for Winter

Winter is coming, so we thought we’d write some HVAC maintenance tips to help you prepare your system system prepared before cold weather arrives. This will help keep your home comfortable throughout the colder months without any need to buy a space heater or wearing layers of clothing indoors just to stay warm. You can save money on energy bills by taking the time now to prepare for winter. Furthermore, since winter temperatures are often low, your heating system must work even harder to warm your home. Increased usage also necessitates more regular upkeep to ensure that it runs properly...

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October 29, 2021

The Best Boutique Shops in Downtown Frederick

The Best Boutique Shops in Downtown Frederick Last month, we wrote about some of the best restaurants in downtown Frederick. Over the years, downtown Frederick has seen a resurgence not only with restaurants but with a number of independent, local specialty boutiques that line the streets. As the holidays are coming upon us, we wanted to share some of our favourite independent downtown Frederick shopping! Whether you’re a foodie or want something you can’t always find in a big box store…there is something for everyone! A lot of us at Dave’s HVAC Frederick offices love to spend an afternoon just...

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October 20, 2021

Ductless Installation Costs for Frederick, MD

How much will a ductless installation in Frederick, MD Cost? Last month, we wrote a blog article on the pros and cons of ductless mini split hvac systems to help you decide whether it is the right investment for your needs. Ductless HVAC system pricing can be complex, so we wanted to share some information that will help you understand exactly what you are paying for. And that so you have a better understanding when talking to your HVAC contractor. Afterwards, we will go over general pricing information and costs that apply to ductless hvac systems. Then we will dive...

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September 24, 2021

How to Prepare Your Heater for Fall

Ways to Prepare Your Heater for Autumn Those blistering summer days are coming to an end here in Maryland — which means it’s time to start preparing your home for the cooler months ahead. To ensure that your furnace is ready to tackle the cold with the utmost ease and efficiency, the Frederick County heating professionals at Dave’s Cooling & Heating share some tips on how to prepare the “heart” of your home for fall. Replace the Filter If you can recall, when was the last time you replaced your furnace filter? Over the course of a year, the system’s...

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September 24, 2021

The Best Restaurants in Downtown Frederick, MD 2021

The Best Restaurants in Downtown Frederick, MD 2021   Downtown Frederick, MD has become quite the destination for small independent boutiques and restaurants.  Located near the Frederick Fair Ground and The Great Frederick Fair this weekend, downtown is the perfect place to discover something new on foot.  It’s local favorite, here at the Dave’s Cooling and Heating headquarters There seems to always be something new and exciting popping up.  And there is also Carrol Creek Park which has a small creek that intersects with North Market Street, the main street running through downtown Frederick.  Perfect for the family, a date,...

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September 16, 2021

Is Ductless Right For Me?

Is Ductless Right For Me?   A ductless mini split system can be a cost-effective, scalable way to add cooling or heating to individual rooms in a house or to replace an entire conventional system.  We’ve certainly been getting a lot of questions about it here at Dave’s! With all the options that are available and the rising costs of energy starting to squeeze the life out of your wallet, it can be a daunting task trying to figure out if going ductless is right for you. But if you are looking for an energy-efficient, eco-friendly, and cost-effective way to...

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July 28, 2021

Signs You Need Air Conditioner Repair

  Picture this: You’re lounging in your living room, watching your favorite television show on a hot summer’s day. As you reach the middle of the program, you notice that your once comfortable oasis has turned into a sauna without rhyme or reason.  Sadly, there’s a chance that your central air conditioner could need repair — but what could be causing the problem in the first place? The Frederick HVAC experts at Dave’s Heating & Cooling explain. Here Are 3 Signs a Central Air Conditioner Needs Repair   Sign 1: Experiencing Low Airflow Do you feel as if your air...

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July 5, 2021

Does Homeowners Insurance Cover Your A/C Unit?

As a homeowner, one expense that you can expect to continue to pay on a monthly basis is homeowner’s insurance, but the big question is does homeowners insurance cover A/C units? Homeowners insurance covers your dwelling and personal property from damage, which is often referred to as insurance perils. Damage to your air-conditioning unit will be covered if it’s the result of a covered peril. A peril is an event that may damage your home or belongings, like theft, fire, or a storm. The type of peril coverage you have depends on the type of homeowners insurance you purchased. Common insurance perils include fire, lightning, theft, ice,...

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July 5, 2021

How to extend the life of your air conditioning unit

Summer is here and with the often intense heat that we experience in Frederick MD also comes the reality that many HVAC units won’t be able to make it through the summer without breaking down. Thankfully, there are ways that any homeowner can extend the lifespan of their HVAC unit including the following: So get your air conditioning unit checked out by a licensed professional as soon as possible. Jackson also recommends you manage expectations when it comes to setting your thermostat. During the summer months, your unit will only be able to cool air to about 20 degrees cooler than...

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