Douglas Cooling & Heating Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Pelham’

4 Reasons To Opt For a Heat Pump System

Monday, January 30th, 2023

If you are due for an HVAC system upgrade then it may be a good idea to consider a heat pump. Heat pumps are made to keep your home comfortable throughout the years. The versatility and efficiency of these systems can make one a great fit for your home.

Before your jump into a heat pump installation in Pelham, AL, it makes sense that you’d want to know if this system is the right choice for you. We are happy to tell you about the reasons why heat pumps can be a great fit for nearly any house.

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The 4 Signs You Need an HVAC System Replacement

Monday, December 5th, 2022

Now is the season of gift-giving which may mean that it might be a great time to upgrade your HVAC system. Getting a new, efficient, and highly effective HVAC system in your home is a gift that keeps on giving for many years to come, after all.

The thing is that you don’t want to get an HVAC replacement in Pelham, AL before you need one. This isn’t a low-cost endeavor, after all. Let’s look into some of the signs that you—and everyone else in your home—would benefit from replacing your HVAC system this season.

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4 Signs Something Is Wrong With Your Attic Fan

Monday, October 24th, 2022

If you have an attic fan then you probably rely on it working without a hassle and without you thinking about it pretty much at all. Just get the fan installed and voila! You have better comfort and lower bills.

We would love it if this was always the case for all of our customers. But problems will pop up over the years, even with attic fans. Unfortunately, you’ll likely notice it once your comfort drops and your energy bills spike.

We want to help you avoid this. Read on to learn about some of the other warning signs that you need an attic fan repair in Pelham, AL so you know when to schedule your service with us.

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5 Ways to Prepare for Cooler Weather

Monday, November 9th, 2020

woman-researchingMany of us are probably trying to enjoy the sunshine around here while it lasts. Cooler weather is ahead of us and approaching faster than some people may like. However, this isn’t a bad thing as it gives our air conditioners a break and puts us into a season when we are encouraged to spend extra time with loved ones. Decorating and layering up isn’t the only ways to prepare for the months to come though.

While you switch gears to prep for small family gatherings and cool weather events, we hope you’ll take some of the tips we’ve listed below into regard. These tips can help you be more prepared for cooler weather so you can enjoy a more comfortable and cost-effective season.

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How to Tell You Need Help With Your Home’s Wiring

Monday, October 26th, 2020

electrical-wiresWe all know those classic “spooky” things that happen in a haunted house: light switches that don’t respond, bulbs that blow out for seemingly no reason, flickering lights throughout the house, and strange noises to top it all off. While these strange occurrences do make for a great haunted house, they can also be a homeowner’s worst nightmare. No, it isn’t because you have a poltergeist–it is because something is wrong with your electrical wiring in Pelham, AL.

If you are having issues with your electrical wiring, you will need to reach out to a professional electrician like the ones on our team for help.

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What’s the Deal with GFCI and AFCI Outlets?

Monday, June 8th, 2020

GFCI-Electrical-OutletWhen you think about the electrical system in your home it is likely that your mind goes to the wires in your walls or even the breaker box or electrical panel for the home. What you might not immediately think of is your outlets. Not many people do, to be honest!

Believe it or not, there is more than one type of outlet and it really does matter which one goes where in your house. Why? Because the difference can lead to electrical safety issues.

If you don’t already know about the different types of outlets that can be installed in your home, and what their roles are, allow us to give you some information. Your outlets can be important in keeping your appliances, and you, safe.

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A Crash Course in Electrical Safety

Monday, 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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Why You Should Install A Whole-House Generator

Monday, December 24th, 2018

We all know what its like to lose power: it’s disruptive and inconvenient. Here in Alabama, we experience frequent power outages, especially during tornado season. Keeping the lights on during a storm is an important safety precaution to consider. Instead of worrying about what you are going to do the next time the power goes out, consider installing a new whole-house generator.

Douglas Cooling, Heating, & Electric installs and repairs whole-house generators for your convenience. A major power outage could last for several hours, or even days, which could leave you very uncomfortable. Installing a whole-house generator is the perfect solution for homeowners who experience frequent power outages.

In case you need more convincing, we have provided more information about whole-house generators below.

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Different Air Purifiers, and the Advantages They Can Offer You

Monday, April 16th, 2018

Air FilterIf you’re at home right now, take a moment to breathe deeply and think about what’s in your air. Does it seem clear, or is it a little stuffy? Whether or not you think the air in your home is clear, you should know that the average home’s air quality is actually quite low. Microscopic airborne contaminants make quite a negative impact on the air quality of most homes, causing sickness and general discomfort throughout the year. The good news is that there is hope for your home’s air quality. Installing an indoor air purifier is a great way to improve your indoor air quality.

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Should I Install a Ductless System?

Monday, March 19th, 2018

ductless-ACThere are a lot of different options for both heating and air conditioning systems available on the market today. If you’re looking for a new one, you have a lot of research to do. Chances are, you can find several systems that will do well enough for your home’s needs. If you want to find the best one you can, though, you’re going to need to carefully consider the pros and cons of each option. Let’s take a look at ductless mini splits, and what one could do for your home this season.

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