Category Archives: Air Conditioning

Crisis Averted: 24 hour Emergency Service from Doug’s

Like many of life’s problems, heating and cooling emergencies don’t reserve themselves to only business hours. Here at Doug’s we get it and we don’t want you stranded in the sweltering heat of the summer without relief. Our technicians can … Continue reading

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4 Simple Steps to Get your AC Ready for the Summer

Summer has finally arrived, and temperatures are rising. It’s about time to make sure your AC is in tiptop condition! Before going through the following steps, please turn off the power to make sure safety is ensured at all times. … Continue reading

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The Inside Scoop on HVAC: Common Myths Debunked

Myth I: I Only Need to Replace My Filter Every 90 days Reality: Filter maintenance is one of the easiest and most cost effective things you can do to help your system run efficiently and last for years to come. … Continue reading

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Good Timing

Good timing when it comes to financial decisions is often counter-intuitive, like buying Christmas decorations after the holidays are over or buying stocks during a recession. The basic principle is the following: buy when demand is low to get a … Continue reading

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History of Air Conditioning and Heating

Although they have become every-day items, air-conditioning and heating were once considered luxuries. Let’s explore their fascinating history! The History of Air-conditioning Long ago, the ancient Egyptians understood the evaporating process and hung wet clothes on the doorways to cool … Continue reading

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AC Filter Maintenance

AC units don’t only regulate temperatures; they also contribute to your healthy breathing by improving air quality in your home. This only works if the filter is clean and therefore able to do its job! Cleaning or replacing your AC … Continue reading

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AC Malfunctions

Did you know that homeowners in the US spend $11 billion powering their AC annually? Preventing malfunctions doesn’t only keep your head cool; it also prevents unnecessarily high energy bills. The following tips can help you identify common malfunctions. Compressor … Continue reading

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Three mistakes AC owners make

The temperatures are rising and you will soon need your air conditioner. Now is the time to make sure it functions correctly. We have compiled three common mistakes home owners make when maintaining their air conditioning systems, and tips on … Continue reading

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The History of Air Conditioning

In today’s America, air conditioning is often taken for granted. In fact, according to the Energy Information Administration, 100 million American homes have air conditioners, adding up to 87% of all American households. However, it has not always been like … Continue reading

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Air Conditioner Tips and Myths

Although air conditioners do contribute significantly to our well-being during the hot summer days, many people don’t know how to use them properly. Misleading myths are one of the reasons for this. We took it upon ourselves to debunk three … Continue reading

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