DB Heating & Cooling, Inc. Blog : Archive for August, 2015

Does My Ductless System Need Maintenance?

Monday, August 31st, 2015

Ductless systems, whether used for both heating and cooling or just cooling, can be easy systems to manage, giving the impression that they either don’t need maintenance or need very little. Every air conditioning system needs maintenance, whether it is ductless or ducted, to keep it operating well. How often should you maintain your ductless system? That depends on what type of system you have.

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Do My Ducts Need Cleaning?

Monday, August 24th, 2015

Most homeowners aren’t in the habit of sticking their heads into their ductwork to see how clean or dirty the ductwork is. Plus, doing that won’t give you much of a perspective because you won’t be able to see all that much of your ductwork anyhow. So how do you know if your ductwork is dirty? Here are some telltale signs to stay aware of:

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The Benefits of Zone Control

Monday, August 17th, 2015

By this time of the year, you have likely been trying to manage your thermostat closely to save some energy. But do you set the thermostat to one temperature only to find that someone else in your home has changed it? The battle over the thermostat is a common one, and if you are looking to put a permanent end to it and gain some other great benefits, the AC experts at DB Heating & Cooling recommend you consider the use of a zone control system.

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Is R-22 Refrigerant Still Available?

Monday, August 10th, 2015

There have been a lot of steps taken over the last two decades to help eliminate the environmental problems caused by air conditioning. Some of these steps have addressed the energy efficiency aspect of whole home AC systems while others have addressed the main chemical in these systems, refrigerant known as R-22, or Freon, its brand name. There is an active phase-out that’s been going on with R-22 for some time, and if you have an air conditioning system that uses R-22, you need to be aware of the phase-out process.

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Common Causes of Uneven Cooling

Monday, August 3rd, 2015

Do you have areas of your home that are warmer than others? Is the second floor in your home significantly warmer than the first? Uneven cooling is a common problem with many homes, and believe it or not, this is not an indication that your air conditioning system is too small. There can be a few reasons why your home may be suffering from uneven cooling, and the HVAC experts at DB Heating & Cooling can help you with all of them. Just give us a call for AC repair and we’ll determine why your cooling in Emerson, NJ is uneven and get it back on track.

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