Why HVAC Maintenance Plans Are Worth It

Monday, January 16th, 2023

Whether you recently bought a new HVAC system or you’ve owned your current one for over a decade, you can still benefit from annual maintenance. In fact, experts recommend two tune-ups a year: one in the spring for your AC and one in autumn for the furnace or heat pump.

Fortunately, many companies offer maintenance plans that give you these two tune-ups along with repair discounts and other benefits. At David White Services, Inc., we would ...
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How to Avoid a Heating Emergency

Tuesday, December 20th, 2022

Winter temperatures in Athens, Ohio frequently fall below 30 degrees Fahrenheit. Having your heater fail during times like these is considered a heating emergency. Following are some things you need to know about heating emergencies, including how to prevent them.

Insufficient Heating Fuel

In homes with oil-fired heating systems, few things are worse than having an oil tank run empty during the heart of the cold season. Not only is heating oil more expensive to purchase midseason, ...
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3 Ways to Enjoy a Warm Home on a Budget

Friday, November 18th, 2022

When the weather gets extremely cold in Lancaster, Ohio, the last thing you want to worry about is whether you can cover the heating bill. Thankfully, there are some practical ways you can turn on the heat, enjoy the warmth, and keep your heating bill low. Consider the following tips.

1. Pay Attention to Your Windows

Create window treatments that are conducive to warmth. During the day, open the blinds and curtains to let the sunlight ...
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Do Ohio Homes Need Air Duct Cleanings?

Thursday, October 20th, 2022

Every residential home in Ohio needs a duct cleaning about every three to five years. Constant HVAC use during the year increases debris buildup in your ducts, lowering your overall comfort and indoor air quality. Learning more about duct cleanings can help you identify when your home needs one.

Signs of Dirty Ducts

A dirty ductwork system can exhibit a range of symptoms from mold outbreaks to pest infestations. Keep an eye out for animal droppings or ...
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Furnaces versus Heat Pumps in Ohio

Tuesday, September 13th, 2022

If you own a home in Ohio, you may need to decide between a heat pump or furnace. Either one can be the right solution for your home, but one may be better than the other in your particular situation. When deciding between a furnace and a heat pump, here are some of the things to consider.

Heat Pump Pros and Cons

As heat pumps don’t use energy to generate heat, they are more efficient than furnaces. ...
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Ways to Tell If Your AC Is Frozen

Monday, August 15th, 2022

If you’ve ever owned an air conditioner, you know it’s quite an invention. You can cool down your home in minutes by simply pushing a button. But what if the AC unit can’t cool as it should? What if it stops working altogether? At this point, many homeowners begin to panic. You need to know how to tell an AC unit is frozen so that you can get it fixed fast without causing any damage. ...
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Lennox and David White Services, A Perfect Heating & Cooling Team

Monday, August 8th, 2022

So, you’ve been researching to replace your old, inefficient heating & cooling system and you’re wondering if maybe this time you should get a heat pump for your air conditioning needs. After all, heat pumps are all over the news. You may even have discovered that Lennox makes a super efficient, Energy Star Cold Climate heat pump. In fact, Lennox International is the first partner in the US Department of Energy’s Residential Cold Climate Heat ...
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Why Does My House Feel Humid When the AC Is On?

Wednesday, July 20th, 2022

Ohio is Known for its extreme heat and humidity, and this can make it much more difficult for your air conditioner to properly cool your home. If your AC is working correctly, it should not only capture heat from inside the building but also work to remove excess moisture from the air.

Still, there are many times when an AC system can be overwhelmed or otherwise unable to effectively remove moisture from the air, which ...
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4 Ways Air Conditioners Cause Air Pollution

Thursday, June 16th, 2022

Air pollution has become a growing concern in recent years as the pollutants in the air have risen to dangerous levels. While there are many sources of air pollution, one often overlooked source is the air conditioner.

The air conditioner is one of the most common appliances in use today, and therefore, it is important to understand the ways in which it can contribute to air pollution. In this article, we will discuss three ways in ...
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How to Unclog Your Air Conditioner’s Drain Lines

Thursday, May 19th, 2022

A clog in your AC’s drain line can lead to all sorts of problems. If you notice that your AC isn’t working properly and the condensate drip pan is dry, you might have a problem. If you aren’t sure why your unit isn’t working at its best, give us a call at David White Services, Inc. In the meantime, here are some steps that you can take to try to unclog the drainpipe on your ...
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