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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 bring their top-grade service to you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with…

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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 better price! The same applies to routine maintenance for air conditioners. You probably haven’t even…

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24 Hour Emergency Service

In case of an emergency, Doug’s Heating & Air Conditioning is available for you even after office hours. We know that when a furnace or heating system fails in the kind of cold weather we’re currently experiencing it is a true emergency. This is why we have our technicians on call 24 hours and 7…

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Electrical Safety Tips for Children

May is Electrical safety month and here is a friendly reminder. Electricity is a necessity and readily available convenience in and around almost any house.  And while it is also a safe option, it is important that you understand and follow safe practices to ensure that you and especially your children continue to enjoy the…

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Heating Vent Safety Tips

Even thought things seem to be warming up, winter seems to be lingering in the Midwest these days. We still rely on our heating devices to keep our homes warm and cozy. However, it is extremely important we follow safety measures in order to ensure we have a warm, safe house. Some of these Tips…

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What are Alternative Heating Options and How to be Safe?

There are alternative heating options available which can help combat rising energy costs.  These options include geothermal heaters, wood and pellet heaters, solar heating, and much more which efficiently heat space while using less energy than traditional systems.  However, alternative heating options often carry a larger risk of fire or other hazards.  So, it is…

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Geothermal Units vs Propane Tanks

Geothermal units are the perfect replacement for propane tanks. Ground source heat pumps are able to provide heating, cooling and hot water, while cutting energy use by up to 80%. Because a GHP system is so efficient, it uses a lot less energy to maintain comfortable indoor temperatures. This means less energy is needed to…

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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, as well as allergin rhinitis, asthma and other respiratory ailments. UV lights positioned within the…

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