August 28, 2019

Why You Need to Understand Load Calculation

The hot temperatures are coming to an end and the nights are getting chillier so you decided to turn on the heat one night to take the chill off. To your surprise, your heat doesn’t work and is only blowing out cold air. The next day, you give us a call at Dave’s Cooling and Heating and we come out to take a look at your system. Unfortunately, your home and HVAC unit are older and your system is beyond repair so we suggest getting a new one.  A good HVAC installer will know that regardless of what size unit...

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August 20, 2019

Dave’s Mechanical Services, LLC Changes Name to Dave’s Cooling and Heating

Frederick, MD (August 20th, 2019) Dave’s Mechanical Services, LLC is proud to announce that the company has changed its name to Dave’s Cooling and Heating. Dave and Diana Scurto, the owners of the company, wanted to have a name that is more descriptive of their expert service and value when it comes to the wide variety of cooling and heating services that they bring to the community. Since 2006, Dave’s Cooling and Heating has been a trusted company in the Frederick MD area that people turn to when they need air conditioner repair or replacement, heating or HVAC services. Over...

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August 14, 2019

Tips for Choosing the Right Thermostat for Your Home

Tips for Choosing the Right Thermostat for Your Home Is your thermostat a “relic” from the 1990’s? If so, it’s time for a change! Installing the right thermostat in your home will improve the energy efficiency of your HVAC all year long because today’s modern energy-efficient thermostat can remember your ideal comfort settings so you won’t have to continue turning on your unit when you’re cold or hot. How to Choose the Right Thermostat?  Before deciding on just any thermostat for your home, you have to verify that it’s going to work with your cooling and heating system since the...

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June 27, 2019

Storms and Your HVAC Equipment

After Severe Storms, Take Precautions Before Starting Heating and Cooling (HVAC) Equipment After severe storms like the ones that have recently ripped through the Frederick area, homeowners need to take several precautions before attempting to salvage or restart heating and cooling (HVAC) equipment. “It’s important to remember not to immediately restart heating and cooling equipment after a severe storm because it can be dangerous and could cause further damage,” said David Scurto, Owner of Dave’s Cooling & Heating in Frederick. “The equipment may be severely damaged; its wiring may be damaged or it may have debris lodged in it.  These...

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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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April 15, 2019

Dispelling Ductless Technology Myths

Ductless mini split systems are becoming more popular all over the country. More and more people are turning to ductless systems to solve their indoor comfort needs, but there are still quite a few myths surrounding this technology. While the original units of the ’70s may live up to the myths that still linger, the technology of today has far surpassed the days of old. We want to help dispel these myths and give ductless systems the credit they deserve. Myth #1 – Lack of power While some people believe that the ductless mini split system is not powerful enough...

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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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