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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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Energy-Savings Tips for the Fall and Winter Time

Winter is approaching and turning on the heat is slowly becoming a daily routine. We at Doug’s Heating & Air Conditioning have already talked about the importance of Furnace Maintenance in our October blog, so now let’s focus on how … 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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Are you energy efficient?

We often talk about energy efficiency, but do we actually understand what it means? Here is a basic definition: “Using less energy to provide the same service”. There are some simple steps you can follow to get the same service … 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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Ways to Naturally Cool

We have already talked about a few ways to reduce your energy bill; however, you can also save money by naturally cooling your home during the summer: Grow Boston ivy around your house and plant large trees to the south … Continue reading

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Top Tips on Reducing your Energy Bill

Think about your latest energy bill. If your hair is starting to rise, you might consider a strategy to permanently reduce it. This isn’t even a challenging task anymore. For starters, focus on heating and cooling.  This item makes up … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … 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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