May 11, 2020

Want To Improve The Indoor Air Quality For Your Pets? Get An HVAC Tune-Up

As summer weather quickly approaches in Frederick County, it’s sometimes easy for us to not forget about the health of our pets and the fact that they are affected by the air quality in our homes as well. Sadly, poor indoor air quality is one of the top things that adversely affect the health of pets each each year and it’s responsible for lowering the quality of our pet’s lives. In this article, we will provide you with insight into how poor indoor air quality can affect your pets and a simple thing that you can do to make their...

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April 1, 2020

HVAC Tips for the Pet Owner

Have you seen our mascot Gizmo before? If so, you probably know that Dave and Diana just love him. While some people aren’t cat lovers, they can appreciate the love we have for him if they are pet owners. The bond between pets and humans can be unbreakable, especially with dogs. They really do seem to be man’s best friend. So for those pet owners out there, we have two questions. 1. Have you considered how having a pet impacts your indoor air quality? 2. If so, what have you done to improve your indoor air quality? Most people don’t...

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January 16, 2020

Indoor Air Pollution – The Silent Killer To Be Aware Of

There’s no denying that we all live busy lives but the reality is that when it comes to the air quality inside of your home or office, you cannot ignore it any longer because indoor air pollution is one of the top “silent killers” in the world today. If you’re not familiar with indoor air pollution, this article will give you some tips about what causes this problem and how you can resolve it. What Causes Indoor Air Pollution Indoor air pollution can be caused by variety of factors including chemicals that are used inside the home for cooking and...

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December 31, 2019

Make 2020 the Year You Get Central Air and Heat

Have you been heating your home with baseboard heat and cooling it with window units? While these have served their purposes, you can reap so many more benefits with having central air and heat. Here are a few… Increased Home Value Are you considering selling your home or renting it out anytime in the near future? If so, you may want to consider getting central air and heat. Did you know that having central air and heat increases a home’s value by around 10%? So if your house is worth $200,000, it can increase it to $220,000. First and foremost,...

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November 13, 2019

Your 2019 Holiday Wish List

Can you believe that there’s only a little over 3 weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas? That means you better hurry and get all of your holiday shopping done! Have you given your loved ones your holiday wish list yet? Even if you have, we have a few items you may want to make sure are on that wish list! Inverter – If your unit doesn’t have an inverter, it’s lacking the most up-to-date technology, which is really important. Therefore, it cycles on and off not controlling the amount of energy it uses. When you have an inverter, you’ll find that...

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November 1, 2019

5 Reasons to be Thankful for Dave’s Cooling and Heating

As a homeowner, you know that things come up that you just can’t avoid. The dishwasher may spring a leak, the washer or dryer may just stop working or your hot water heater may stop working. No matter what it is, it always happens at the worst times and it doesn’t cost just a few dollars to fix. On top of that, you have those things that are inevitable, depending on how old your house is. You know, like the new roof and gutters that you need, the deck that needs to be rebuilt or your HVAC system that desperately...

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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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June 7, 2019

Three Signs Your Home Has Poor Indoor Humidity

No matter where you live, poor indoor humidity can put a damper on your health and overall comfort. In the summer, humidity can make the heat feel even worse, causing people to feel lethargic, irritable and generally unwell. While many people think of humidity as hot, heavy and sticky outdoor air, it’s important to also consider your home’s indoor humidity levels. What are Normal Humidity Levels? Humidity is the measure of the level of moisture vapor suspended in the air around you. Although you can’t see it, it’s still there. The ideal relative humidity for health and comfort is somewhere...

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May 30, 2019

Improve Your Life with Better Air

Health and happiness start with the air around us. We don’t just breathe it, we live in it. And we have the power to make it perfect. Improve your life with better air quality. By WP BrandStudioMay 14, 2019 In the past, people just accepted that their home was uncomfortable at times. That it was the weather, the windows or some other issue. For a long time, people just dealt with it. But there is a cultural shift happening. Now more than ever, people are keenly aware of their health and well-being and are continuously searching for ways to live...

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January 7, 2019

HVAC Sounds That Need Checked

Ideally, your heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system should be silent. When the system starts getting loud or starts to sound like it’s in terrible pain, it may be time to call our professionals at Dave’s Cooling & Heating of Frederick, MD. Here are the five HVAC sounds you should be on the alert for: 1. Squeals From an Oil Furnace This can mean that the motor that drives the air blower is low on oil. If the unit still squeals after the oil cups have been refilled, call us. 2. Squeals From a Gas Furnace This could mean...

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