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

Feeling Chilly? It May Be the Lack of Moisture in Your Indoor Air

Monday, December 28th, 2015

We are no strangers to high humidity during the summertime. But humidity serves several purposes, things you may not see until you don’t have enough moisture in your home. One of these purposes is maintaining the heat in your home. The best way to tell if a lack of humidity is making your home feel chilly is when the thermostat reads the right temperature but you are still cold. Why? We’ll discuss this more below.

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Why Isn’t My Ductless Indoor Blower Working?

Monday, December 21st, 2015

Ductless systems are very convenient, but one problem that can arise is an issue with an indoor blower. The good news is that because each blower operates independently, one blower having an issue does not mean the others will. However, it is important to have a broken blower repaired right away so that excess strain isn’t placed on your other operating blowers. Why isn’t your blower working? There can be a number of reasons for this, and we’ll explain the more common ones below.

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Why Is There Rust on My Furnace?

Monday, December 14th, 2015

If there is one system that should never develop rust, it’s your furnace. Unlike a boiler that uses hot water to heat, your furnace doesn’t use, or come near, any type of water. The presence of rust indicates the presence of unwanted moisture, and once you spot the rust, it’s very important to have an expert come and check the problem. Once corrosion takes a hold of the metal cabinet, it can spread very quickly, putting you in a position of possibly needing to replace your entire furnace unit. How did the rust get there? Here are some of the common ways:

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Should You Leave Your Thermostat at the Same Temperature All the Time?

Monday, December 7th, 2015

There’s more home advice around than can possibly be cataloged, but at this time of year, common topics center around heating and heating tips. One you may have heard is that it is better to keep your thermostat at a single temperature all the time. We hate to tell you, but this is actually not a good way to save energy or reduce costs. We’ll explain more about this below, but if you are looking for helpful tips to keep your heating costs under control this winter, just give the pros at DB Heating & Cooling, Inc., a call today!

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