Douglas Cooling & Heating Blog : Archive for the ‘Air Conditioning’ Category

Why You Should Tune-Up Your Ductless System Today

Monday, October 10th, 2022

Keeping your ductless air conditioner and heater in good working order is highly important now, and in the many months to come. If you haven’t booked this service just yet, we’d say that now is a great time to do so. And we are happy to explain why.

The shortest explanation: the better level of care that your ductless HVAC system gets, the better the comfort that it can provide. That’s why you should reach out to our team to schedule your appointment today before our calendar fills up!

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The Benefits Of Hiring a Professional For Your Commercial HVAC Needs

Monday, September 12th, 2022

Keeping a commercial space like an office or storefront comfortable throughout the year can be tough to do. This is especially true in the summer season with high heat beating on your door every day. But you aren’t without help, thankfully.

Using a commercial HVAC in Shelby County, AL can ensure that your space remains comfortable even when the weather seems out of control. And working with a trained professional to keep this system in good condition ensures that it will be able to help you for many years to come.

Read on to learn more about why working with a professional who is trained to handle your commercial HVAC system is so important.

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Do You Fix Your Ducts Or Go Ductless?

Monday, August 15th, 2022

Do you have ductwork in your home? If you do, then you should know how vital this part of your HVAC system is going to be. After all, this serves as the delivery system for the temperature-controlled air that your AC and heater create.

So what happens when something goes wrong with your ductwork? You have options of course but it may be hard to figure out which is right for you. The answer may depend on your budget, the age of your ducts, and other factors.

Let’s look at how you can differentiate between getting AC duct repair in Jefferson County, AL or whether you should switch to a ductless system.

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Signs You Have Leaky Ductwork

Monday, August 1st, 2022

wall-ventYour air conditioner works hard to create cool air for your home. Or rather, it works hard to pull heat out of your home and distribute the cooled air throughout the house. But your air conditioner isn’t the only part that requires care to get your home comfortable on a hot summer day.

If you have ductwork that isn’t in the best condition, then you should schedule AC duct sealing Birmingham, AL. This service is going to be helpful in stopping up the leaks that would allow your cooled air to escape into areas that aren’t in need of cooling. Here’s what you need to know about the problems created by leaky ductwork so you know why duct sealing is so important.

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5 Ways To Improve Your AC Efficiency

Monday, June 20th, 2022

Running your air conditioner shouldn’t be something that drives up your energy bills by an excessive amount. If you have been dealing with higher than usual energy bills, we get why you’d feel frustrated. You may even feel like you are going to be forced to choose between sticking to your budget and keeping your home cool. We are here to say that this shouldn’t be the case!

When you use your air conditioner it needs to operate both effectively and efficiently. If either of these descriptors doesn’t seem to apply to your system, it may mean some things need to change.

Let’s explore some ways that you can get a better level of efficiency and effectiveness from your AC this summer!

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5 Signs Your Heat Pump Need Repairs

Monday, June 6th, 2022

Heat pumps are well known for being highly effective and efficient at keeping your home comfortable. However, while these systems may offer some unique advantages, they aren’t infallible. Even heat pumps can run into trouble and that’s when you need a reliable technician to turn to for help.

Whenever you need expert heat pump service in Jefferson County, AL you can always come to Douglas Heating & Air Conditioning. We work with all types of air conditioners, heat pumps included. We want you to get any repairs you need quickly so you can get back to enjoying a comfortable home. Here are the warning signs to watch for that will alert you to when you need a repair for your heat pump.

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The Importance of Changing Your Air Filter

Monday, May 23rd, 2022

What part of your air conditioner plays the smallest roll? Some people would probably say the air filter–it just sits there, after all. However, we’d beg to differ. The air filter plays a pretty vital role in protecting your AC system and allowing it to function correctly.

Changing out your air filter is an extremely important task. A clean filter can help your AC while a dirty filter can actually lead to not only hindered operation but even repair needs. Let’s talk about the role of your air filter and what you need to know about how frequently to change it out.

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What is an Inverter Air Conditioner

Monday, May 9th, 2022

Central air conditioners are a classic. They’ve been around for a long time and they’ve come a long way. Many homes still have these systems even as heat pumps and ductless systems increase in popularity.

As time has passed, central ACs have started to offer some new features too. This has resulted in the creation of inverter air conditioners. Inverter systems are central air conditioners that have a unique ability that will help you save some extra cash and stay even more comfortable.

Interested? Read on to learn more and then contact us to schedule your inverter AC installation.

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These Sounds From Your AC Mean Trouble

Monday, April 25th, 2022

woman-covering-her-earsWhat do you hear when you use your air conditioner? Do you hear your thermostat click on and hear your AC begin to produce a steady whoosh of cool air? If this is an accurate description of what you experience when your system is on, then your system is probably in pretty good shape.

But what if what you hear is a little different? What if it is really different?

An air conditioner that is making one or more new, concerning noises is a system that really needs an expert AC repair in Birmingham, AL. Let’s look at the noises you should be on the alert for so you know when to contact us for service.

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Kick Off The Season With a New AC Unit

Monday, April 11th, 2022

FanWhen the weather around here heats up, it can get really hot. This is why it makes sense that you would want the best possible air conditioner in your home to fend off that heat. So then the question becomes which system is the right one for you if you are in need of a new AC?

Anyone on the hunt for a new cooling system is going to want to take care of the task quickly. That is why we want you to know that we can help. Let’s discuss what your options are for your next AC installation in Birmingham, AL so you can choose the best one for your needs and get your service scheduled.

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