A Beginner’s Guide to HVAC

Tuesday, August 18th, 2020

Regardless of the size or design of your home, functional HVAC equipment is vital to its comfort and well-being. However, the HVAC industry is complex, and when trying to comprehend it, some consumers don’t know where to begin. Let’s outline a beginner’s guide to HVAC for any homeowner.

What Is HVAC?

HVAC stands for heating, ventilation and air conditioning. These are some of the most important ways of controlling the internal climate of your residence. Temperature is ...
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Do I Need a Humidifier or a Dehumidifier?

Friday, July 17th, 2020

Humidifiers and dehumidifiers are two of the most common household appliances used to improve indoor air comfort. However, it’s easy to get them confused. Let’s take a look at which appliance will be right for you.

Humidifiers

Humidifiers add moisture to the air. If your home is constantly dry and you find yourself coughing all the time, you should look into a humidifier. It will moisturize the air and make it easier to breathe. Humidifiers typically consume ...
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Why Does My AC Smell?

Thursday, June 18th, 2020

An air conditioner should work without any problems, but they do occur. Occasionally, an air conditioner may even give off an odd smell. The price of generating cold air should not be an acceptance of unpleasant odors in your residence. If your air conditioner is emitting a strange odor, it could be signaling a serious issue. It’s important to determine what the cause could be.

Dirty Water

Sometimes, water does not escape or drain out of the ...
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Problems Caused by an Oversized Air Conditioner

Saturday, April 18th, 2020

An oversized air conditioner is an all too common issue for many people. Bigger is not always better, and using an oversized unit can quickly cost you money while also making it much more difficult to keep your home at a consistent, comfortable temperature.

Here are a few of the most common issues with using an oversized air conditioner.

Your AC Frequently Turn Off and On

One of the most prevalent problems with an oversized AC is that ...
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Healthy Home During Covid-19 Challenges

Wednesday, April 15th, 2020

Your safety and health are our number one priority.

We are living through an unprecedented and challenging time when our homes and our families have become even more critical to our happiness and good health.  As an essential business, David White Services is still open and here to help you keep your family and home comfortable throughout social distancing and into the future.

Please find below some information links that may be helpful to maintaining and improving ...
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COVID-19 Statement

Tuesday, March 24th, 2020

We know it’s scary to live in a quickly changing world when big changes seem to happen every day. In times of change and chaos, it is our families, our communities that see us through. We are committed to helping families create safe havens of comfort in their homes. That includes safe, clean air to breathe but it also means we care on a deeper level and times like this remind us of why helping ...
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Can a Smart Thermostat Lower your Heating Bill?

Tuesday, March 17th, 2020

Using a smart thermostat can be a great way to save money, especially for those who have a programmable thermostat but have never set it up. It watches when you and your family are home, away, and asleep. It uses this information to automatically set a schedule for your furnace and air conditioner. Here’s more info about smart thermostats and the ways they can save you money:

How a Smart Thermostat Works

A smart thermostat sets your ...
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How Often Should I Have My Heat Pump Serviced?

Thursday, February 20th, 2020

Despite its name, a heat pump can be used throughout the year to both heat and cool a home. Therefore, it is important that you maintain this product throughout the year to ensure that it remains in good condition.

Schedule a Service Appointment Every Six Months

Ideally, you will schedule a service appointment during the spring and again during the fall. The spring inspection can help to ensure that it does an efficient job of cooling ...
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What is Geothermal Heating

Monday, February 10th, 2020

If you’re intrigued by the idea of cutting down on your use of fossil fuels, you’ll like hearing more about geothermal heating. The entire premise behind this method of heating, which is quickly gaining popularity, is to take advantage of the earth’s natural heat. David White Services can install a system for you that transfers this natural heat to your home.

The Specifics

While each home may have a slightly different configuration, the industry uses a ground ...
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How to Measure Indoor Air Pollution

Saturday, January 18th, 2020

If your family members seem to be coming down with more respiratory complaints than usual, the culprit could be poor air quality inside your home. Indoor air pollution is also associated with eye irritation, headaches, and general fatigue. You can find out for sure whether the air inside your home is polluted by having your HVAC provider test for the presence of mold, radon and other contaminants.

Testing for Contaminants

A persistent musty smell inside your basement, ...
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