Now is the Perfect Time to Schedule AC Maintenance!

March 16th, 2020

Finally! Spring is well on its way and before you know it, it’ll be summer. Of course, no summer in Alabama is complete without a great air conditioner, so it is important that yours is in tip-top shape. One way to do that, of course, is with annual maintenance services!

There are plenty of reasons to schedule your maintenance services now, and below, we have listed a few of them. All you have to do is keep reading to find out more—and, remember to call our team when you need AC repair in Birmingham, AL.

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New Heater? Now it’s Time for a New Thermostat!

March 2nd, 2020

So, you just bought a brand-new heater for your home and you couldn’t be happier, right? Well, what if we told you that your new heating system is only going to work efficiently and effectively so long as you have a great thermostat controlling it.

See, what many homeowners don’t realize is that their thermostat is just as, if not more, important than the heating system itself, which is why we recommend upgrading to a smart thermostat. In fact, there are many benefits of upgrading your thermostat, and below, we have listed some of them for you. All you have to do is keep reading to find out more, and of course, remember to schedule your heating services in Birmingham with us!

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Is It Time for Electrical Rewiring?

February 17th, 2020

outletImagine what the world would be like if Benjamin Franklin didn’t discover electricity? Imagine not having a refrigerator, or lightbulbs, or an air conditioner, or your phone? Of course not! See, your electrical system is extremely important to your overall comfort, so you definitely don’t want to take it for granted!

Over time, the wires that deliver electricity all over your home can begin to fray, leading to all sorts of other issues. Therefore, it is important to have a professional inspect your system on a regular basis to see if rewiring is necessary. In fact, there are a number of signs that suggest its time for rewiring and below, we have outlined some of them for you. All you have to do is keep reading below to find out more, and of course, remember to contact our team when you need a Birmingham electrician!

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We’re Generac Certified!

February 4th, 2020

Our employees here at Douglas Cooling & Heating are awesome. Why? Well, besides helping countless homeowners with their air conditioning and heating services, they traveled all the way to the Generac headquarters in Wisconson to take the Generac Air-Cooled course, and now, they’re certified!

What does this mean for you?

Well, this means that three members of our team can now provide Generac generator services! So, go ahead and schedule those services with our experts today.

 

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Ceiling Fans are NOT Just for the Summer!

February 3rd, 2020

Homeowners are constantly asking us for tips on how to lower their energy bills during the winter. And almost always, without fail, they’re shocked when we say to them, “Have you tried turning on your ceiling fan?”

While its 100% true that ceiling fans are great for keeping us cool in the summer, and that the number 1 reason why people have them installed is to lower their AC bills, they’re AWESOME for boosting heating efficiency, too! Don’t believe us? Well, keep reading below to find out more! Oh, and of course, remember to call our team when you need electrical services in Alabaster, AL!

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Is Your Generator in Good Shape?

January 20th, 2020

generator-installationSure, you may not need to use your generator often, but in the event that you do need it, you want to be certain that it’s working properly! Didn’t you buy your generator to keep you and your family comfortable safe in the event of an emergency?

There are a number of signs that suggest your generator is in need of repairs, and below, we have outlined some of them for you. All you have to do is keep reading below to find out more (oh, and of course, remember to contact our team when you need an electrician in Hoover, AL!)

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Our Not-So-Comprehensive Guide to Furnace Installation

January 6th, 2020

Are you in the market for a new furnace? Yes? Well then, you’ve come to the right place! We are your furnace experts and we are here to help!

We know just how overwhelming investing in a new furnace can be, and let’s face it: it’s no small task! In fact, we find that many homeowners don’t quite know where to start. But, you’re in luck!

Below, we have provided you with our Not-So-Comprehensive Guide to Furnace Installation, that way, you’ll know just what to do when the time comes. All you have to do is keep reading to learn more (and of course, remember to call our team when you need a great furnace contractor in Birmingham, AL!)

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Why is My Furnace Blowing Cool Air?

December 23rd, 2019

Of course, the last thing you need during a chilly winter day is another air conditioner, right? So, if your furnace is blowing cool air, it can seem like quite a big deal! Fortunately, you needn’t worry too much—with a team like ours to handle your furnace repairs in Birmingham, AL, things will be back to normal in no time!

There are a number of things that can cause a furnace to blow cool air, and below we have outlined some of them for you. All you have to do is keep reading to find out more! So, what are you waiting for? Let’s get started!

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What’s Wrong With My Heat Pump?

December 9th, 2019

It’s been downright chilly here in Birmingham these last couple of weeks, so it’s no wonder you’re concerned about your faulty heater! Just how in the world are you supposed to keep yourself warm and toasty with a heat pump that isn’t heating as it should?

There are a number of reasons why your heat pump might not be working properly, and below, we have listed some of them for you. All you have to do is keep reading to find out more (and yes, remember to call our team when you need heating repair in Birmingham, AL.)

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Which is Better: A Furnace or a Heat Pump?

November 25th, 2019

We understand just how overwhelming choosing a new heater for your home can be—there are just so many great options out there! Of course, two of the most popular systems on the market today are the furnace and the heat pump, and for good reason!

If you are having trouble deciding between these two systems, you’ve come to the right place. Below, we have outlined the benefits of each—that way, you can decide for yourself which one sounds like a winner. All you’ve got to do is keep reading to find out more (and as always, remember to contact our team when you need heating services in Birmingham, AL.)

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