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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September 28, 2019

How Halloween Decorations Can Impact Your HVAC System

When the fall temperatures finally arrive (and stay) in Maryland, they’ll be followed quickly by all of the ghosts, ghouls, and goblins of Halloween. Halloween is a time for tons of delicious candy, some amazing costumes, and some even more amazing and cool decorations. It tends to be the first holiday of the season that starts the decorating frenzy, especially for those who go all out. Did you know that over 70% of Americans participate in Halloween each year, according to statista.com? Chances are high that you are so when you’re planning on how you’re going to decorate for Halloween,...

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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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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 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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June 5, 2018

Services Offered by Dave’s Cooling & Heating

At Dave’s Cooling & Heating we are happy to provide HVAC service and more to Frederick, MD and surrounding areas. As a growing company with over 100+ years of combined experience, we are able to handle a wide variety of jobs. We pride ourselves on providing award-winning service and putting our client’s needs above all else. We are happy to provide service in the following areas: Cooling Our factory trained technicians are able to determine the best fit for your cooling and heating needs. We have been installing new systems since 2006 and are regularly participating in continuing education for...

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