September 1, 2019

3 Reasons Customers with Inverters are Happier

Have you been searching for ways to make your home more comfortable? If so, inverters are the way to go!  This technology is used in an HVAC unit. When people have them, they are typically happier and won’t go back. Here’s why: 1. Improve overall efficiency Units that do not have them are far less efficient because they cycle between on and off and they cannot control the amount of energy they put out. With a normal unit, the air will gradually match the temperature of the outdoor air, the system will kick on and bring the air back to...

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August 26, 2019

Now Dave’s Cooling & Heating

You’ve seen that our name has changed but you may be asking yourself why! Thirteen years ago, Dave and Diana Scurto started a company based on their experience and expertise. The company was founded on basic principles of a quality, streamlined, customer-service company, providing complete satisfaction through technical competence. At the time, they called the company Dave’s Mechanical Services, which you formerly knew it as. It made sense at the time considering the term mechanical services is technically used for any building service that uses machines such as plumbing, elevators, escalators and heating and air conditioning systems. As the business...

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July 31, 2019

August Air Conditioner Maintenance Tips!

August Air Conditioner Maintenance Tips! As we get ready to enter the month of August in Maryland, one thing that everyone will have in common is using their home air conditioner. It’s almost impossible to survive during the summer months in Frederick or elsewhere in Maryland without an air conditioner. Here are some air conditioner maintenance tips to help you survive! Using an air conditioner is a good thing because it helps you to stay cool inside your home without having to deal with the Maryland heat.  However, the more that you use the air conditioner, you should pay attention...

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July 11, 2019

Your HVAC Compressor Technology Matters

If you’re in the market for a new HVAC unit, it’s important for you to know that the technology in these units has advanced over the years. You can now choose between a single-stage, two-stage or inverter, also known as a variable speed compressor. Since an inverter is the latest technology being used for achieving optimal efficiency and comfort in homes, we’d like to explain to you how they work in comparison to the more traditional HVAC compressor Before we begin, let’s start with a little bit of history: The first modern air conditioner was created in 1902 by Willis...

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June 13, 2019

You Can’t Control Summer Temperatures, But You Can Control Your Energy Costs

With temperatures rising and energy costs soaring, there are a variety of steps you can take to cut the expenses of cooling your home. “Cooling and heating equipment use more energy than any other appliance. This inevitably shows up every month on the energy bill, but it’s important to remember that energy costs can be controlled,” said David Scurto, Owner of Dave’s Cooling & Heating. Annual Maintenance One step to control energy costs is to schedule annual maintenance checks to make sure your unit is running efficiently. Most cooling systems require very little owner maintenance. However, operating dirty cooling equipment...

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April 25, 2019

When to Install an HVAC System

Thankfully, getting a new HVAC system installed isn’t something that has to be done on an annual basis. But it is necessary from time to time. When the system is old and no longer working as it should to keep your house a comfortable temperature, you’ll want to be sure to have it replaced promptly. You don’t want to wait until the hottest day of the year to schedule an installation. Consider these factors, and it will become clear when the best time to plan the installation of your new system.   Scheduling When scheduling a new installation, it’s best...

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June 25, 2018

Six Signs You May Need A/C Repair

Summer is here and there’s nothing like a hot sunny day on the east coast to kick back, relax and enjoy the sun. It’s also great to walk into a refreshingly cool house after spending all day in the sun and if your A/C isn’t working properly it can be extremely uncomfortable and frustrating. What if you could anticipate trouble with your A/C and get ahead of it? Of course, no plan is foolproof, but we can give you the most common tell-tale signs that something is amiss with your A/C and you should call your technician. 1. Your thermostat...

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