Your loved ones are most likely to suffer from the consequences of dry air in semi-arid climates and during the cold of winter when the furnace’s heat eradicates most of the humidity. The latter, especially impacts most Quad Cities Area households. Dry air may… Cause sore throats and dry skin which may be confused with…

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Protecting your home and business from airborne contaminants and particles has never been more relevant. The increased demand for air purifiers and air cleaners is certainly a positive development, but we recommend going through a quick air audit first. This audit consists of our team reviewing your furnace and air conditioning to get a better…

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Installing an Air Scrubber is a quick and effective way to keep out germs and bacteria. Here are some of the immediate benefits: Air Scrubbers protect vulnerable populations with allergies or weak immune systems. They help reduce dust and irritants to prevent sneezing or runny noses. This again limits any sickness from spreading within your…

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If you are using an AC unit made prior to 2010, then you are likely using a R22 refrigerant (a.k.a. freon), which will be discontinued by 2020 per the EPA’s ruling. Any AC unit made after 2010 shouldn’t be using R22 refrigerant, so this blog is only for those of you who have a model…

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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. Often, customers will purchase a 90 day filter and leave it in their system assuming…

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The average person spends almost 90% of their time indoors on any given day and well over half of that time is within their home. Indoor air doesn’t like to circulate on its own and can result in stagnant, allergen filled air that we are constantly breathing. Keeping a high level of air quality within…

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Most people know the smell of abandoned leftovers in the fridge. Many have experienced the smell of their kids’ dirty laundry hidden under the bed. But did you know HVAC units can cause or transmit indoor odors as well? HVAC units are supposed to filter the air, adjust its temperature, and create an enjoyable in-house…

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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 filter on a regular basis will do wonders for the air you breathe. These are…

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We all know the smell of leftovers forgotten in the fridge for a week? Just imagine your entire place would suddenly start to smell funny, yet you are completely certain you’re innocent this time. Common reasons behind smell are humidity, lack of fresh air and chemicals. Many people aren’t even aware of a drop in…

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Doug’s Heating and Air Conditioning is now offering the REME HALO, an air treatment system that helps you maintain your health by reducing odors, air pollutants, chemical odors, dust particles, smoke, mold, bacteria and viruses. The REME HALO is thus a great device for people suffering from allergies and asthma, but also for people simply…

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