Cleaning Your Furnace or Heat Pump

Monday, January 10th, 2022

As the cold weather lurks around the corner, it’s essential to get ready for it. One of the ways of getting prepared is cleaning up your furnace. Without proper cleaning, your furnace might pump dirt or carbon monoxide into your home, which is not ideal for you and your family’s health. Read on to find out the right way to go around it and whether you need to involve a professional or not.

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What’s the Best Size Furnace for Me?

Monday, December 20th, 2021

Furnaces come in a range of sizes and efficiencies. Choosing the best option for your home can be difficult when sticking to a budget. David White Services can provide you with experienced, professional recommendations when deciding which furnace is the best to heat your property. We’re dedicated to excellent customer service and making the repair, maintenance and installment process as easy as possible.

What Affects Furnace Efficiency?

The best furnace size is often determined by the square ...
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Top Winter Heating Options for Your Home

Thursday, November 18th, 2021

When the winter season rolls in, it is time to turn up the heat in Athens. If you are looking at winter heating options for your home, there are a variety of different options to choose from, depending on which solution works best for you.

Many homeowners choose their systems based on efficiency, but others prefer traditional fireplaces. Whichever system you choose should provide you with an abundant source of heat throughout your home. The ...
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Thermostatic Expansion Valve Explained

Wednesday, October 20th, 2021

The thermostatic expansion valve (TXV) is a device that determines the amount of refrigerant that gets into the evaporator. It finds a balance between the refrigerant’s temperature and the superheat at the evaporator’s outlet. The TXV measures the temperature at the outlet and responds to it by reducing or increasing the refrigerant amount entering the evaporator to maintain constant heat. This regulated flow helps maximize the efficiency of the evaporator while stopping excess refrigerant from ...
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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.

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