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Can UV Germicidal Lights Improve Your AC Performance?

Monday, June 27th, 2016

There are a number of exceptional indoor air quality products on the market today that help remove harmful contaminants from circulating through your home. One of the most powerful among these options is UV germicidal lights. These UV lights target microorganisms such as mold spores, bacteria, viruses, germs, and more.

The ultraviolet rays from this device, while safe for humans, effectively disrupt the cellular functions of the bacterial cells, killing them off and preventing them from spreading any further. While this has invaluable benefits for your health and indoor air quality, it’s also beneficial for your air conditioning system. But how?

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Could Your AC System Be Causing Water Damage?

Monday, May 23rd, 2016

As a homeowner, one of the most devastating and costly problems to deal with is water damage, especially since this can lead to a multitude of other problems such as damaged walls, flooring, and even mold development. What many New Jersey homeowners don’t realize is that their HVAC system may actually be the culprit of water damage.

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Avoid This HVAC Emergency: Preventing Gas Leaks

Monday, May 2nd, 2016

One of the most common HVAC emergencies we hear of is that a homeowner thinks they smell gas in their home. This is something that should be taken very seriously, and should never be ignored. At the least, a gas leak can cause carbon monoxide poisoning and at the worst—albeit rare—a gas leak can cause a fire or explosion. Usually the first indication that you have a gas leak is the smell of rotten eggs. Since natural gas is odorless, gas companies add this smell to the gas lines so that you will be able to detect it.

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Do I Need Refrigerant Every Year?

Monday, March 28th, 2016

From time to time, we get calls from customers asking for a maintenance visit, telling us they’d like an inspection and tune-up, along with a refrigerant (or Freon) charge. And this is where we often have to ask some questions. Has your air conditioning system recently started acting up? Have you noticed that temperatures seem a little too high lately? Then adding refrigerant to the system is probably not your best bet.

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3 Things You May Not Know about Heat Pumps

Monday, February 15th, 2016

A heat pump is just like your standard central air conditioning system, aside from a few major changes that allow it to heat as well. We often recommend heat pumps to homeowners searching for a new comfort system, but we find that a large number of our customers do not know much about them. Here, we offer 3 pieces of information that may be new to you. Learn more about heat pumps below!

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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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Cold Weather Can Mean an Uptick in Indoor Allergies

Monday, November 9th, 2015

Most allergy sufferers associate cold weather with having one positive: the end of outdoor allergy challenges. However, many of those who suffer from outdoor allergies also suffer from indoor allergies like dust and pet dander, and from this, there is no respite just because the weather changes. But there can be significant relief when you continue to use, or upgrade for the first time to, an air filter that can trap the indoor particles causing you agitation. Not sure what kind of air filter will be best for your home in Wyckoff, NJ? Let the indoor air quality experts from DB Heating & Cooling, Inc., help you out.

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Why Your Heat Pump Needs to Be Maintained Twice a Year

Monday, October 5th, 2015

Many of our customers in the Wyckoff, NJ area enjoy using a heat pump system for their homes. These systems can be very convenient because they offer both heating and cooling. You may be aware that maintenance is required, but when you own a heat pump, annual maintenance is not enough. The heating and cooling pros at DB Heating & Cooling are here to help with all of your heat pump needs, including bi-annual maintenance. Why bi-annual? Let’s take a look.

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