June 12th, 2019
Summer is nearly here! Before you know it you’ll be doing all your favorite summertime things, like going to your neighbor’s house for a barbeque, eating ice cream at your favorite scoop shop, and finally perfecting your tan!
But before summer does *officially* arrive, the team here at Douglas Cooling & Heating wanted to give you a few tips to enjoy a more comfortable summer season! So, here they are:
- Stay cool at the new splash pad: What splash pad, you ask? The new splash pad at The Hoover Met Complex, of course! This universally designed summer playground is the perfect way to beat the heat and enjoy a fun day out with the family! Click here to learn more!
- Set your thermostat temperature to 78°: Setting the thermostat to this temperature is a great way to keep your home nice and cool without wasting a lot of energy. At this temperature, your AC will operate much more efficiently, keeping your monthly bills to a minimum!
- Better yet, invest in a smart thermostat: Investing in a smart thermostat allows you to control the temperature inside your home from anywhere in the world (as long as you’ve got a smartphone, tablet, or computer!). Smart thermostats are easy to use, programmable, and are designed to make your home much more energy efficient. Click here to learn more about smart thermostats!
For more tips on how to keep cool this summer, contact the team at Douglas Cooling & Heating today! Your experience is what matters most!
June 10th, 2019
Summer is coming, which means that before you know it, temperatures will start to climb. Obviously, then, you’ll switch on your air conditioner, sit back, and enjoy the cooling relief, right? Well, what happens if your air conditioner is incapable of cooling every space of your home… then what do you do?
Your attic is a space in your home that your air conditioner can’t quite reach, which is kind of a big deal. Hot attic spaces can have a profound effect on your overall comfort and efficiency — so what do you do?
Well, installing an attic fan is a great way to combat the summer heat. Below, we have listed just some of the many benefits of installing one, so keep reading below to find out more!
May 26th, 2019
Owning a ductless system sure is a lot of fun — not only do you get to enjoy lower energy costs and fewer repairs, but you also get the added joy of year-round comfort! Cold outside? Use your ductless system! Summertime? Turn on your ductless system! No matter the time of year, you get to enjoy all of the benefits your system has to offer! But, like all HVAC systems, your ductless system is going to require repairs from time to time.
It is important to be aware of some of the things that can go wrong with your system, so below, we have listed a few repairs unique to ductless systems. All you have to do is keep reading to find out more! And remember, if you need ductless AC repair in Trussville, AL, don’t hesitate to contact a professional right away!
May 13th, 2019
With summer fast approaching, you want to be sure that your air conditioner is equipped to take on the heat. Of course, this means that you should be taking care of any troubles that pop up. But, what happens if you aren’t quite sure if what you’re experiencing is a sign of trouble? What do you do?
You keep reading this blog, of course!
Below, we have listed some of the most common signs of an air conditioner in disrepair. If you notice any of the following, remember, it is important to schedule your air conditioning services in Birmingham, AL right away! So what are you waiting for? Keep reading to find out more!
April 29th, 2019
Welcome to our electrical safety crash course! In this week’s blog, we will be outlining some of the most important indoor electrical safety tips to better protect your family and your property this summer. Of course, though, these are tips that you can take advantage of any time of year!
Ensuring that you and your family members practice these safety tips can help to prevent a potentially dangerous situation, which obviously, should be reason enough to keep reading below! Happy learning!
April 15th, 2019
Spring has officially sprung! The birds are chirping, the bees are buzzing, and the sound of cool air whooshing out of AC units can be heard all across Alabama. Of course, this isn’t necessarily the case if you own a less-than-great air conditioner. If you are in the unfortunate position of having to replace your air conditioner, don’t fret! Replacing your system doesn’t have to be so scary, especially if you have a great team of HVAC professionals on your side!
Investing in a new air conditioner can definitely be worth your while, especially if your current system is no longer of keeping your home comfortable and energy efficient. But of course, knowing when to invest in a new system isn’t always easy. Therefore, we have listed just a few of the signs that suggest it’s time for AC system replacement in Birmingham. Keep reading below to find out more.
April 1st, 2019
If you are like many homeowners, you probably don’t think about your electrical system too much, and that’s understandable. Though you rely on it every day, the majority of it is hidden. Wires and circuits are tucked away behind walls, which is great for aesthetics, however, this means that it can be quite difficult to tell when there is a problem.
Of course, of all the problems that can afflict your home, electrical problems are perhaps the most dangerous and problematic, which is why it is important to be aware of the signs that suggest that something is wrong. You should be familiar with some of these telltale signs so that you can contact a professional electrician in Hoover, AL right away. Keep reading below to find out more.
March 27th, 2019
Guess what?! Jay Douglas and Keith Posey of Douglas Cooling & Heating will be attending the Celebrate Hoover Day event that takes place on April 27th!
In case you don’t know what Celebrate Hoover Day is, it is a family-friendly event that Hoover Chamber puts on every year to celebrate their wonderful city. This is the first year that members of our team will be in attendance, and we are definitely excited. Jay and Keith will be setting up a booth at the event, so please stop by and say hello! More details about prizes, giveaways, and the location of our booth are to follow, so be on the lookout for those.
Douglas Cooling & Heating has been proudly serving the city of Hoover since 1972 and we look forward to celebrating its wonderful residents.
For more information about this event, please visit their website.
March 25th, 2019
As you may have noticed, we have been celebrating success after success with our team of expert technicians here at Douglas Heating, Cooling, & Electrical. This week, we are proud to announce that we have been awarded three different awards, and we wanted to share this success with you, our valued customers.
Recently, we have won the following:
We are so proud of our team and all of their hard work. We will continue to work towards creating a comfortable and efficient environment for every customer. With the best products on the market today, and with our NATE-Certified technicians, we are sure that we will only see more success.
March 18th, 2019
Summer is just around the corner, and for many of us here in Alabama, we are already beginning to feel its effects. Temperatures are starting to climb, and we can bet that many of you are starting to daydream about diving into a pool, eating some ice cream, and roasting some marshmallows in a campfire. And, in addition to all that daydreaming, you might find it best to start thinking about the condition of your air conditioner.
If you currently own an old, outdated AC, it might be time to consider a replacement. Purchasing a new air conditioner is just the first step in the installation process, and it definitely does not stop there. You are going to need expert AC installation in Birmingham to ensure that your new system is set up for success. In case you are not yet convinced, we have highlighted a number of reasons why professional installation certainly matters.