Do I Need to Replace My Air Conditioner?

December 10th, 2018

We know, it’s winter, so who’s thinking about their air conditioner? We understand how this might seem a little odd, but there’s really no better time to think about replacing your air conditioner. Replacing your air conditioner in winter is a great idea because it’s the offseason. Think about any problems you had with your air conditioner this summer, now is the perfect time to alleviate these problems. Since this is the air conditioner off-season, you’ll be able to do extensive research while saving money for the expenses of this service. Now is the right time for a new air conditioning system in your home. If you need AC replacement in Birmingham, then contact our team today.

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How to Prep Your AC for Winter

November 26th, 2018

If you’ve lived here in Birmingham for even one year, you know that our weather doesn’t abide by the dates of calendars. After all, it’s just now starting to cool off! It’s always best to remain prepared here.

Although you’re probably almost entirely focused on your heating system now, we’re asking you to shift your focus back to AC just for a second. You need to make sure that your air conditioning system finishes off strong before you power it off for winter. Make sure you handle any lingering issues now before you turn your attention away from this system until spring. We’ve listed tips for the best way to do this below.

If you do need professional air conditioning services in Birmingham, AL, then don’t hesitate to contact our team. All of our technicians are licensed and extensively experienced.

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Electrical Upgrades to Consider for Your Home

November 12th, 2018

Closeup of a power bar with cords in it on a wood floor.Homes rely on electricity more and more in the modern day, so it’s incredibly important to keep your home’s electrical system in top shape. There is a wide array of electrical upgrades to consider for your home. These upgrades not only improve the quality of your home, but they can also help you lower your energy bills. If you need a great Hoover electrician, you need the expertise of an experienced technician from our team. If you’re interested in some possible upgrades for your home, keep reading below.

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How to Get Your Home Ready for Heating Season

October 29th, 2018

FurnaceThe days are getting colder, which means now is the time to get your home ready for the onset of the heating season! There are a number of different ways you can make sure that your home is properly prepared, some of which are more effective than others. We’re going to cover some of the most common ways below. If you have any questions about preparing your home for the heating season that aren’t answered in this article, give us a call and we’d be happy to provide you with a full list.

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Douglas Cooling & Heating Supports National Breast Cancer Awareness Month!

October 22nd, 2018

Breast cancer affects millions of people worldwide, and it’s a disease that we’re determined to help eradicate as soon as possible. That’s why we are spending Breast Cancer Awareness Month doing everything we can to raise awareness of the disease and its treatment. If you see our team members sporting pink floor savers on all of their calls this month, that’s why! We hope that you will join us in supporting those engaged in the fight against breast cancer (including our own survivor and Customer Service/Warranty Specialist Terry Kizzire!) as well as those searching for a cure. breast-cancer-awareness-team-photo

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How to Keep Your Electrical System Safe and Efficient

October 15th, 2018

GFCI-Electrical-OutletOf all the various appliances and other systems that run throughout your home, probably the one that you want to malfunction the least is the electrical system. Not only is your electrical system something that most every other home system relies on, but it also can cause some very dangerous problems of its own when it starts to malfunction. House fires and electrocution are not something that anyone wants to deal with. So, in the interest of avoiding those issues in your own home as much as possible, here are some tips on keeping your electrical system both safe and efficient.

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Why You Might Want to Install a Solar Attic Fan

October 1st, 2018

FanHeating and air conditioning systems tend to get the lion’s share of the attention when it comes to HVAC. It makes sense, considering how they do the majority of the work when it comes to keeping your home at a comfortable temperature. They’re not the only systems you need to care about, though. There are plenty of other HVAC systems you can install in your home to make it more comfortable. One of these other systems is the attic fan. Let’s take a look at why attic fans are a good idea, and how you can benefit by installing a solar attic fan today.

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Benefits of Ductless Mini Split Installation

September 17th, 2018

ductless-ACIn the market for a new heating (or air conditioning) system? Not sure which system to go with? Don’t worry. You’re not alone. It’s a pretty common problem for homeowners to become overwhelmed and discouraged by the task of sorting through the HVAC market to find the system that fits their needs the best. Fortunately, you don’t have to go through it alone!

We recommend consulting with a professional in person to find the best HVAC system for your home’s needs. While you’re waiting for your appointment, though, there’s no reason you can’t do some research on your own! Today, let’s go over some of the reasons why you might want to install a ductless mini split system in your home.

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Protect Your Family with a Carbon Monoxide Detector!

September 10th, 2018

Carbon monoxide is a serious threat to homeowners everywhere, one that you should do your best to protect yourself and your family from. The best way to do that is to make sure that you have a carbon monoxide detector installed in your home. The sooner you can be warned of a carbon monoxide leak, the sooner you can remove yourself from the situation until the issue is fixed. Right now, we’re offering a FREE carbon monoxide detector when you purchase and install a Bryant system from us! Contact us today to schedule an appointment with one of our professional technicians.

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Prepare Your Home for Hurricane Season

September 7th, 2018

generator-installationAs Tropical Storm Gordon brings downpours to the Gulf Coast, it’s important to fortify your home against the dangers of hurricane season here in the Greater Birmingham Area. At Douglas Heating & Cooling we can help prepare your homes for storms.

Don’t wait to think about your generator when you’re in the midst of high winds and torrential downpours—service your generator now. Over time your generator’s batteries, oils, fluids, spark plugs, belts, and hoses wear down. A technician also needs to adjust components of your generator like your valve clearance, frequency, and ignition timing. Frequent and proper generator maintenance cannot be stressed enough with the uncharacteristic weather patterns we’ve had in Alabama in recent years. Make sure that your system can keep the lights on when it matters most.

Have one on our experienced technicians service your generator today, contact us to schedule an appointment.

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