Douglas Cooling & Heating Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Furnace’

Which is Better: A Furnace or a Heat Pump?

Monday, 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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Help! I Don’t Know What to Do With My Furnace!

Monday, November 11th, 2019

As much as we all like to think that we can do everything and anything we put our minds to, we can’t all be great at everything! So, of course, it’s no wonder that you don’t quite know what to do with your furnace at the start of the winter season—you’re not a heating expert (and that’s quite alright!)

Knowing what to do with your furnace can be a bit tricky, which is why we are here to help! Below, we have provided a sort-of quick-guide to the types of services your furnace made need and when. All you’ve got to do is keep reading to find out more (oh, and of course, remember to schedule your heating services in Birmingham, AL with our team!)

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Are You Ready for a New Furnace?

Monday, October 28th, 2019

If there’s one thing that we have in common with our neighbors up North, it’s that we all need working heaters! Sure, our winters aren’t nearly as brutal, but still, we like to be warm—isn’t that why we are in the South?

Of course, furnaces are by far the most popular method of home heating, and if you’ve got one in your home, then you know how great they really are! But still, even the best furnaces will require a replacement at some point. Below, we have listed some of the tell-tale signs that your furnace needs to be replaced. All you’ve got to do is keep reading to find out more, and of course, remember to schedule your heating services in Birmingham, AL with our team!

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How Short Cycling Can Destroy Your Furnace

Monday, October 24th, 2016

Is your furnace turning on and off every couple of minutes? If so, it’s probably short cycling. That means you have a problem. Short cycling is one of the most harmful problems that can afflict a furnace, and if not taken care of as soon as possible it can destroy the entire system. Read on to find out more about how short cycling works, and why you should take it seriously.

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Should I Replace My Furnace Before Winter Starts?

Monday, September 26th, 2016

Heating season isn’t that far off, and it’s important that you make sure your furnace is up to the task before it starts. If your furnace is just too old or damaged to get you through another winter, it’s best to replace it now. Otherwise, you run the risk of having it die on you in the middle of a very cold day. Read on to find out some of the signs that you need a new furnace before winter starts.

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