November 25, 2019

5 Tips to Keep Your Family Comfortable This Holiday Season

Thanksgiving week is here! It’s so close we can smell it – pumpkin pies baking in the oven, the turkey, mashed potatoes and all the other famous, traditional dishes. If you’re hosting, have you began your shopping yet? If not, you better hurry, the stores will be packed. If you have, you must be quite the planner but have you planned for how you’re going to keep your guests comfortable this holiday season? Whether you’re hosting Thanksgiving or Christmas, we have a few tips for you, if not.  Turn your heat down a few degrees. If you keep your heat...

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November 18, 2019

Tips For Keeping Your Home Comfortable During The Winter

If you’ve lived in Frederick County Maryland for any length of time there’s no doubt that winter is on its way because we have cooler temperatures during the day and cold temperatures at night. That’s why in this article, we will provide you with several tips you can use for keeping your home comfortable during the winter Find An Ideal Temperature To Keep Your Home Comfortable This Winter Most HVAC system manufacturers recommend that homeowners keep the thermostats in their homes set between 68-70 degrees. This is considered to be a comfortable temperature that anyone can easily tolerate in a...

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November 13, 2019

Your 2019 Holiday Wish List

Can you believe that there’s only a little over 3 weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas? That means you better hurry and get all of your holiday shopping done! Have you given your loved ones your holiday wish list yet? Even if you have, we have a few items you may want to make sure are on that wish list! Inverter – If your unit doesn’t have an inverter, it’s lacking the most up-to-date technology, which is really important. Therefore, it cycles on and off not controlling the amount of energy it uses. When you have an inverter, you’ll find that...

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November 6, 2019

Tips for Avoiding Accidental Household Heating Fires

With winter fast approaching we’ve been seeing cooler weather during the day and at night in Frederick County. This also means the possibility of more Household Heating Fires. The cooler weather also means that many homeowners will be using multiple heating sources to warm their homes during the winter months. Sadly, with the increased use of a homes furnace, fireplace, space heaters, and other heat sources, the average homeowner increases their risk of having a household heating fire during the winter. Thankfully, household heating fires are preventable, especially when you follow these tips. Use Space Heaters Carefully To Prevent Household...

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November 1, 2019

5 Reasons to be Thankful for Dave’s Cooling and Heating

As a homeowner, you know that things come up that you just can’t avoid. The dishwasher may spring a leak, the washer or dryer may just stop working or your hot water heater may stop working. No matter what it is, it always happens at the worst times and it doesn’t cost just a few dollars to fix. On top of that, you have those things that are inevitable, depending on how old your house is. You know, like the new roof and gutters that you need, the deck that needs to be rebuilt or your HVAC system that desperately...

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October 30, 2019

Reasons to Get Your Air Ducts Cleaned ASAP

The air ducts in a home or office building are typically the last things that many people think about cleaning because air ducts can’t be seen so most people typically forget about how important they are to their health. If you’ve been delaying cleaning your ducts, this article will provide you with several reasons why you should get them cleaned ASAP.   Reason #1 – Cleaning Air Ducts Will Eliminate Mold Build Up Since most duct systems are located in basements, they tend to be “mold magnets” and this means that if they are left uncleaned those ducts can become...

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October 23, 2019

Reasons Why Most Home Heating Bills Are Too High During The Winter

Besides spending time with family this winter, having family dinners, opening presents, or attending holiday events, many Frederick Maryland residents will experience the shock of having a higher than the normal home heating bill. Sadly, most people will pay their electric bills without giving them a second thought but the reality is that there are several reasons why most home heating bills are higher than normal during the winter. Reason #1 – Old Thermostat One of the first reasons why most home heating bills are higher than normal during the winter months is because of old thermostats. If the thermostat...

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October 15, 2019

3 HVAC Horrors to Scare You

October is always a fun time of year as it is the official beginning of the holiday season. Once Halloween is over, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years will be right around the corner. With the holiday season creating lots of opportunities to entertain, be sure that these HVAC horrors don’t jeopardize your home comfort. No oil in your furnace or boiler – Last winter did you let your furnace or boiler run out of oil? If you allowed it to go bone dry, you could be facing a $400-500 maintenance call. When the oil runs out, there is sludge in...

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October 7, 2019

5 Telltale Signs Your Heating System Isn’t Working Correctly

Winter is right around the corner so it’s important that you take the time to make sure that your heating system is working properly. You don’t want to make up on the first frosty morning freezing because your system isn’t working. Here are some telltale signs that it’s not working: No Heat. You guessed it – the number one sign your heating system isn’t working is no heat. We know that you don’t need to know rocket science to figure that out however, in the moment, it doesn’t dawn on many people that the heat pump is not working. They...

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