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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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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. Inspect the Outside Unit Winter can be rough, so make sure the fins of your…

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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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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 to keep your utilities bill low without having to abstain from the cozy warmth. Insulation…

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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 homeowners can do themselves! Safety Tip: Before inspecting or cleaning the furnace, make sure the…

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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 and fan controls can wear out due to corrosion of wire and terminals. Electrical connections…

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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 how to avoid them. The key in maintaining your air conditioning system is to replace…

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Keep Your Furnace Happy

                                                                     Winter is the time that we use and depend on our furnaces the most.  Proper maintenance schedules and replacement of filters…

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Spring is time for buds on the trees, birds chirping and…air conditioner checks

Spring is finally here and it’s the best time to schedule an annual air conditioning tune-up.  Maintenance is key to preventing small problems from becoming large, expensive ones.  Why wait until it’s 100 degrees and that problem you weren’t aware of finally takes its toll on your unit, causing an inconvenience for your family?  When…

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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 of sight. Leaky duct work can even cause up to a 10% increase in your…

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