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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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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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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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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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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