Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Hold Off On AC Repairs

July 22nd, 2019

Now that summer is here, the last thing you need is a broken down air conditioner, right? Well, we hate to be the bearer of bad news, but sometimes things happen, and before you know it, you could be stuck dealing with a faulty AC! And sure, while you might be tempted to wait until the end of summer to schedule your repairs, we can assure you that is not the best idea.

You see, when you’ve got AC troubles on your hands, the last thing you should do is wait to schedule your repairs. Why? Because holding off on repairs can spell all sorts of trouble for your comfort and your wallet. In fact, there are plenty of reasons why you should call for repairs ASAP, and below, we’ve listed a few of them for you. Keep reading to find out more.

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Heat Pumps Are the Bomb.com

July 8th, 2019

If you don’t already own a heat pump, consider installing one! These systems are efficient, effective, and are becoming quite popular for their ability to provide year-round comfort with just the flip of a switch—don’t worry, we’ll touch more on that later! Frankly, it’s rather difficult for us to think of reasons why you shouldn’t consider installing a heat pump in your home!

Heat pumps offer many benefits, and below, we have listed a number of them for you. That way, you can get a bit of a head start on your next HVAC purchase. All you’ve got to do is keep reading to find out more. (And remember, if you are interested in purchasing a heat pump, contact a professional for your AC installation in Birmingham, AL.)

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The Benefits of a Brand New Air Conditioner!

June 24th, 2019

We understand that having to replace your air conditioner can seem a bit overwhelming: it’s pricy, it’s time-consuming, and how do you even begin to narrow down all of your cooling options? Well fortunately for you, hiring a team of qualified AC experts is one way to make the process much easier! Plus, there are just so many benefits of upgrading your system!

Below, we have listed just some of the many ways that investing in a new air conditioner will benefit you! All you have to do is keep reading to find out more. And remember, if you are in the market for a new AC, be sure to contact a team of professionals for AC replacement in Birmingham. 

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Some Tips For the Summer!

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:

  1. 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!
  2. 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!
  3. 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! 

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Here’s Why You Should Consider an Attic Fan

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!

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Be On the Lookout for These Ductless Repairs

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!

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Having AC Trouble? Contact Our Team

May 13th, 2019

air-conditionerWith 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!

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A Crash Course in Electrical Safety

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! 

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Do You Need a New AC System This Spring?

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. 

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You Need Electrical Repair if You Notice Any of These Issues

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. 

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