Why Late Maintenance is Better Than None

January 18th, 2021

Late maintenance on your teeth can turn that cleaning into an appointment to fix a cavity. Delayed maintenance on your vehicle can lead to expensive repairs. And, as you may have guessed, delayed or skipped heating maintenance in Birmingham, AL can lead to a host of issues for your system and your home comfort.

Around this time of the heating season, we discover plenty of people have simply forgotten to get their yearly maintenance taken care of. If that’s you, it may help to know you aren’t alone—it happens! And it may also be great to know that there is no end date for when you can get maintenance done. As long as your heater hasn’t broken down, it isn’t too late to schedule a tune-up!

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Does Your Water Heater Need Repairs?

January 4th, 2021

There is nothing quite so annoying as standing outside your shower while you wait for the water to heat up…and you wait…and wait….and the water just never heats. Sound familiar? If it does, you need to reach out to us to have a talk about your water heater in Helena, AL.

It can seem obvious that a complete lack of hot water is going to indicate serious trouble with your water heater. But there are indicators to watch for that will warn you that repairs are needed. We have some of the warning signs you should know listed here and, if you need water heater repairs, we have the services you need too.

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Make Sure Your Home is Safe For The Holidays

December 21st, 2020

holiday-lightsThere is a lot of excitement for holiday gatherings to come, even though they may be smaller than in previous years. Small is still good though! The priority should be on safety instead of size so everyone is able to truly enjoy themselves. With that said, there are a few different ways that you may not have thought of to ensure the safety of your home this season. That’s what we are here to help with.

From double-checking your heater to making sure the lights are going to stay on you can rely on the team at Douglas Cooling & Heating to get the job done. Here are some of the different ways to ensure your home safety that you may not have thought of just yet:

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What Are Your Options For a Heating System Installation?

December 7th, 2020

Uh-oh. You got the news that your heater is ready to call it quits. You were expecting a repair service but now you are looking at a replacement for your heating in Birmingham, AL. We know that this isn’t what you wanted to deal with in the middle of the coldest months of the year but the truth is that the sooner you get this done the better it will be for your home comfort and your bills.

One of the big questions you’ll need to answer as a part of this process is what new heating system you will want to be installed in your home. If you haven’t considered the options yet, let us tell you a bit more about what heaters are available to you so you can choose the best one for your home.

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Is It Time to Replace Your Heater?

November 23rd, 2020

If you are lucky enough to be able to have your loved ones come by this Thanksgiving, the last thing you want to happen is to welcome them into an uncomfortably cold home. Thankfully if you have a well-kept heater that is on the newer side, you shouldn’t need to worry. If you have a heater that is aging and seems to be struggling to get the job done, it is a good idea to reach out for help from our team of professionals.

We will be able to determine whether you need a heating repair in Birmingham, AL or a heating system replacement. What’s more, we can offer you the services that you need to get your heater back into working order or get you outfitted with a new system that will provide the comfort you need. All you have to do is reach out to us!

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Dealing With A Generator Shortage

November 18th, 2020

We all know that the weather around here can be unforgiving at times. If you are looking to install a generator in the near future to help you get through periods of rougher weather, you should know there may be a delay in getting this system to your home.

There is currently a problem with our ability to get generators from our supplier, the manufacturer Generac. Multiple factors have created a delay in the delivery of these systems. This shortage is expected to last until March 2021. We understand this is a bummer but we are grateful for your patience. We promise that we will fulfill generator installations as soon as possible we have the systems available.

Contact Douglas Cooling & Heating to learn moreYour experience is what matters most!

 

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5 Ways to Prepare for Cooler Weather

November 9th, 2020

woman-researchingMany of us are probably trying to enjoy the sunshine around here while it lasts. Cooler weather is ahead of us and approaching faster than some people may like. However, this isn’t a bad thing as it gives our air conditioners a break and puts us into a season when we are encouraged to spend extra time with loved ones. Decorating and layering up isn’t the only ways to prepare for the months to come though.

While you switch gears to prep for small family gatherings and cool weather events, we hope you’ll take some of the tips we’ve listed below into regard. These tips can help you be more prepared for cooler weather so you can enjoy a more comfortable and cost-effective season.

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How to Tell You Need Help With Your Home’s Wiring

October 26th, 2020

electrical-wiresWe all know those classic “spooky” things that happen in a haunted house: light switches that don’t respond, bulbs that blow out for seemingly no reason, flickering lights throughout the house, and strange noises to top it all off. While these strange occurrences do make for a great haunted house, they can also be a homeowner’s worst nightmare. No, it isn’t because you have a poltergeist–it is because something is wrong with your electrical wiring in Pelham, AL.

If you are having issues with your electrical wiring, you will need to reach out to a professional electrician like the ones on our team for help.

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The Evolution Air Purifier Inactivates Coronavirus!

October 14th, 2020

BIG NEWS!!! Bryant has officially posted that the Evolution Air Purifier inactivates 99% of Coronavirus!!!!

Keeping your home clean and safe is more of a priority now than ever. That is why we want you to know that the Evolution™ Air Purifier has the ability to inactivate the coronavirus from the air it filters. Thanks to its Capture and Kill technology, this purifier can inactivate 99% of the select airborne bacteria and viruses that it traps, including the coronavirus. Learn more about this system here: How It Works.

When you want to add a purifier to your home, or install another system to boost your IAQ, contact our team to get the job done.

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Prepping Your Heat Pump For the Switch

October 12th, 2020

It may not seem like it but cooler weather is coming in the future. Thankfully, if you have a heat pump system, then you have both your heating and air conditioning in Birmingham, AL covered. This doesn’t mean that you can switch between modes in the middle of the day though. Your heat pump system does have the capability to provide both cooling and heating but to do that it may take a little extra preparation.

A heat pump is a reliable system as long as it is well cared for. You can use the tips that we have listed here to ensure that, when the time does come to heat up your home, your heat pump is ready for the task.

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