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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April 17, 2020

Dave’s Cooling and Heating Is Here for You During COVID-19

Over the last two months, most Frederick County residents have all had one thing in common, staying home to stop the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus). Thankfully, the team at Dave’s Cooling and Heating has been working during COVID-19 because we’re an “essential business” that provides a valuable service to the community. What Can Dave’s Cooling and Heating Do for You During COVID-19? From air conditioner repair, furnace repair, or HVAC installation, the team at Dave’s Cooling and Heating can provide with all of the HVAC services that you need. When you call us for your heating and cooling needs, you...

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February 20, 2020

What Is The Best Temperature To Set Your HVAC At To Save Money During The Year?

Are you interested in learning more about what’s the best temperature to set your HVAC during the year? Especially if you want to save money? If so, you’ve come to the right place! There’s no doubt that setting your HVAC at the correct temperature is important because setting it too high during the winter, or too low during the summer, is going to cost you more money than it should. In this article we will provide you with tips on what is the right temperature you should be setting your HVAC at during the year. The Ideal Temperatures For Your...

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December 19, 2019

Freon Phase Out – What Is It? How Will It Affect You?

As of January 1st, 2020 Freon (R22) is going to be slowly phased out worldwide. What does this mean to you? Let’s say that you have an older model central heating and air conditioning system. If your outdoor unit is leaking Freon, it’s going to become even more expensive to repair or recharge your unit with Freon and will eventually become cost-prohibitive to fix your unit. R22 Phase-Out Timeline R22 is being phased out worldwide because of its harmful effects on the ozone layer. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has set January 1, 2020, as the date when R22 is banned...

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September 13, 2019

3 Tips for Getting Your HVAC System Ready for Fall

Fall is officially just 10 days away and with the cooler temperatures in Frederick County it’s possible that many people will be using their air conditioners during the day and heaters at night. This is why it’s important that everyone gets their HVAC system ready for fall by following these tips. Tip #1 – Check Your HVAC Air Filters When was the last time that you checked the air filters for your furnace and air conditioner? If it’s been more than 90 days you should check those filters because dirty filters can cause problems for your HVAV system. What problems...

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September 5, 2019

Condition Your Cave!

Football season is finally here! For us in Maryland, that means cooler temps, less humidity and a reason to stay in our man caves! Whether your man cave is the room over the garage, a room in the basement or the extra room that no one likes to be in because it’s way too cold in the winter and way too hot in the summer, you’ve scored! You have a dedicated place for all of the things your wife won’t let you display in the house and a place for you to have fun with the guys or even pout...

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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 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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