5 Steps to Safely Relight a Furnace

Monday, September 20th, 2021

When your furnace isn’t blowing hot air, it could mean the pilot light is out. Pilot lights are designed to heat the burners in a gas furnace system. Always follow the manufacturer’s recommendations for igniting the pilot light on your specific model.

Step #1:

Find the location of the pilot light and the reset button. Pilot lights are typically located near the bottom of the heater. The reset button is usually labeled with the words pilot, on ...
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Determining the Efficiency of Your Air Conditioner

Tuesday, August 10th, 2021

Whenever you’re looking for a way to cut down on your cooling bill, you should learn whether or not your air conditioner is running efficiently. If you’re interested in economizing, this is a practical suggestion. Consider using this technique to get a better idea of how well your AC is running.

Find a Thermometer

The first step of determining whether your air conditioner is running as efficiently as possible is to get a thermometer. You can use ...
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Going on Vacation? Set Your AC Before You Leave

Monday, July 26th, 2021

Are you planning to take a few days off work or an extended vacation? If so, it’s important to make sure your home is properly prepared while you’re away. It’s not uncommon for many people to think it’s a good idea to simply shut off their air conditioners during their absence. After all, what’s the point of running the air conditioning if you’re not there?

In reality, shutting off your AC unit completely could actually ...
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How To Keep My Home Cool Without Air Conditioning?

Monday, June 28th, 2021

While having an air conditioner is great to keep your home cool, they’re not an option for everyone. Thankfully, there are ways to still keep the temperature down. You can follow these tips to take some load off your air conditioner if you have one, too.

Keep Drapes and Blinds Closed Close your drapes and blinds in the morning and only open them in the evening. Following this tip can keep lower your indoor temperature by up ...
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What Are Air Conditioning BTU’s?

Wednesday, May 5th, 2021

One way in which we can differentiate air conditioners from each other is by referring to their BTUs. There’s a good chance that you’ve seen this term being used before if you’ve been shopping for ACs, and you may be wondering exactly what it means.

Defining “BTU”

BTU stands for “British thermal units.” It’s a unit that can be used to measure thermal energy, or, in other words, heat. One BTU is how much energy you’d need ...
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Who Invented Air Conditioning?

Friday, April 16th, 2021

Summers in Ohio are hot and humid. You’ll find yourself relying on your home’s air conditioning for relief, but you might take central air conditioning for granted because nearly all homes have it. However, widespread air conditioning has only been common for about 50 years. There is one main player to thank for modern-day air conditioning, but there are also a few other honorable mentions to consider when thinking about this life-saving invention.

Willis Carrier

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What is MERV Filtration?

Tuesday, March 16th, 2021

Aside from the thermostat, one of the components of HVAC systems that homeowners interact with the most is the air filter. As important as this component is to the health of your system and your family, many people don’t know very much about air filters. One important number you’ll come across when comparing air filters is the MERV rating. Understanding this rating will make you a more informed buyer and allow you to take better ...
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UV Lights vs Whole House Air Purifiers

Thursday, February 11th, 2021

In today’s world, it’s easy to understand the importance of having clean air in your Lancaster, OH, home. The question, then, is how best to ensure that your air is clean at all times so that you and your family can stay healthy. Many people turn to whole-house air purifiers for their clean-air needs, while others focus on UV lights to help kill germs. To understand the differences between these two devices, it’s important to ...
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Your Health and Comfort Matter Most

Tuesday, January 26th, 2021

We’re living in uniquely challenging times and we know you’re doing all you can to care for the health of yourself and your family during the COVID-19 pandemic.

As an essential business, David White Services is here for you and your family. Your health and home comfort has never mattered more as you continue to practice social distancing, your home comfort has never mattered more. As we are all spending more time indoors, the air quality, ...
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3 Reasons Why Duct Cleanings Are Important

Friday, January 22nd, 2021

You may rarely think about the ducts in your home, but they could harbor all sorts of bacteria, mold, pollen, pet hair, shedd skin and other contaminants. There are a few good reasons to call an HVAC company to have them cleaned.

Improve Air Quality

While most people blame outdoor pollen for triggering their allergies, it’s usually the pollen inside your home that’s the real culprit. Indoor air pollution is often two to five times worse than ...
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