Category Archives: Furnaces

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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MidAmerican Rebates – This is Your Last Chance!

MidAmerican rebates will decrease significantly in 2018, so don’t procrastinate and take advantage of an extra $400 rebate on York Furnaces until the end of the year. Upgrading to a quality built York unit in 2017 will not only provide … Continue reading

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Furnace Maintenance: What Really Matters

Taking care of your furnace is an important part of having a safe and comfortable home, especially during the upcoming colder months. While it’s best to have professionals inspect or make adjustments to your furnace, there are a few things … Continue reading

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Keep Your Furnace Happy

                                                                     Winter is the time that we … Continue reading

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Keeping the Light On

Often times with an older heater or furnace, the pilot light can become a real hassle to keep on.  The pilot light is a small gas flame made up of natural gas or liquefied petroleum gas which is used as … Continue reading

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Should I upgrade my furnace?

With the continuing flux in gas prices; many are thinking of upgrading their furnace before the new winter arrives. If you are weighing this decision; be sure to consider these three factors: furnace efficiency, the current cost of fuel, and … Continue reading

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In the market for a new furnace? Make sure to read these tips before you get your estimate.

Make sure the company you’re relying on has a good, dependable service department. Not much is worse than you’re furnace going out on a freezing cold day and the service department can’t fit you in their schedule for two weeks. … Continue reading

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Can you hear your furnace working, but you’re not feeling the warmth?

You are probably suffering from leaky duct work. Having a routine inspection and maintenance of your ductwork ensures air can flow through all the rooms in your home. Duct work can leak for years without being noticed, because it’s out … Continue reading

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Don’t miss these tips for saving energy and money while staying safe during heating season!

Call Doug’s every year for your annual carbon monoxide check and furnace tune-up. Your home may show signs of a carbon monoxide leak. A faulty furnace could lead to carbon monoxide poisoning. The servicemen at Doug’s know what to check … Continue reading

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Have you been sick more than normal? We might be able to help.

The air in your home passes through your furnace several times an hour. This is great for heating up your house, but most air pollutants are found between the filter and the furnace exchange. These pollutants can cause infectious diseases, … Continue reading

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