Douglas Cooling & Heating Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Pelham’

Benefits of Whole House Water Filtration Systems

Monday, May 20th, 2024
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The water in your home might be more important than you realize. If you’ve been dissatisfied with or even just uncertain about your water, you might have wondered what options there are for filtration. And if you just haven’t thought much about your home’s water quality, you might want to spend a moment reflecting on it.

Certain types of water filters, such as those attached to a single faucet or the pitcher-type filters you have to pour water into, are great for filtering the water you drink. Whole house water filtration systems improve the quality of all the water that passes through your home, and there are many benefits to that.

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5 Reasons Why Mini Splits Are Mini Wonders

Monday, March 25th, 2024
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Mini split is another term for what is also called a ductless system, and it is a spectacular alternative to the ducted HVAC systems you’re probably more familiar with. What is it that makes a mini split so spectacular? We’re so glad you asked! Here are five reasons to be amazed by ductless mini splits.

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What Is an Emergency Plumbing Situation?

Monday, February 12th, 2024
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What image comes to mind when you read the words plumbing emergency? It probably involves a whole lot of water, maybe gushing dramatically from a broken pipe. And of course, that would definitely constitute a plumbing emergency. But you might need a plumber in a hurry even if your problem doesn’t quite look like that.

It’s understandable that you might hesitate when trying to determine how serious your plumbing problem is. We’d like to give you some pointers on how to decide whether you’ve got an actual plumbing emergency on your hands.

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Yes, Your Whole House Generator Needs Maintenance

Monday, December 18th, 2023
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Congratulations on having a whole house generator! What an excellent investment. No matter when or why a power outage hits, you’ll be prepared. You don’t even have to turn it on. It will come on all by itself when it’s needed! And with none of the safety hazards or inconveniences of portable generators, you’ll save yourself a ton of stress and worry.

When you need your whole house generator, you really need it. It would be terrible to invest in something so useful only to have it not work when the power goes out! The way to make sure your whole house generator will keep you covered during an outage is to have professional generator maintenance done annually. Here’s why.

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Uh-Oh, This Means Your Fireplace Is Out of Commission

Monday, November 6th, 2023
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Gas fireplaces have many advantages. They’re beautiful without being messy like wood-burning fireplaces. They’re efficient and convenient to operate. But the sad truth is that they do not last forever. Many gas fireplace troubles can be resolved with repair, but the day will come when your fireplace needs to be replaced. Here’s what to watch for.

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Are Ductless Mini Splits Good for Alabama?

Monday, September 11th, 2023
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These days, there are a lot of options for cooling your home. There are central air conditioners if you have ductwork, and if you don’t, you might have a window unit. There are even heat pumps to consider. But what if you’re tired of window units, and your home doesn’t have ductwork? Ductless AC systems, also called mini splits, are an option. But are they a good choice for our climate in Alabama? Yes! Here’s why.

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Energy Efficiency Upgrades: The Benefits of Upgrading Your HVAC System

Monday, July 17th, 2023
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Is your HVAC system functioning poorly, in need of frequent repairs or one big expensive repair, or starting to use more energy as time goes by? Is it getting to an age that you know indicates the end of its life is near? Or perhaps you’re just curious about how much better things could be with a brand-new, top-of-the-line system?

There are many reasons to upgrade your HVAC system, and when you’re considering a big household decision, the first thing you should do is research. We’d like to give you some information about exactly what’s available these days.

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3 Benefits of Custom Ductwork Fabrication

Monday, June 5th, 2023
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A large amount of heated or conditioned air is lost through cracks, holes, and other damage to ductwork. If your home’s ductwork is leaky, 30% or more of your heating and cooling bills could be due to paying for wasted hot or cold air that escapes to unoccupied areas of your home such as your attic or between your walls.

Does having your ductwork replaced seem like an enormous, exhausting endeavor? It’s actually quicker and easier than you might think. The best approach might be to have custom ductwork fabricated specifically for your home. Here are three reasons why.

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Avoid Making These Mistakes with Your Ceiling Fans

Monday, April 24th, 2023
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If your home has ceiling fans, they can provide some major benefits year round. Whether you’re heating your home or running your air conditioner, proper ceiling fan use can help keep your home at an ideal temperature, while lowering your energy usage. So how can you best implement your ceiling fans, and what types of use should you avoid? Here are some helpful tips.

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The Indicators Something Is Up With Your Ducts

Monday, March 13th, 2023
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Your ductwork needs to be kept in good condition to reliably deliver heated or cooled air into your home. The problem that most people run into is that they don’t know how to tell that their ductwork is in bad condition.

Our team is always here to help you ensure the best comfort level for your home. We provide duct testing in Pelham, AL and other duct services to help identify and address any duct issues that you may find yourself facing. Let’s address the details below so you’ll feel confident booking your duct services with us today.

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