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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Ductless ACs and How They Work

Tuesday, April 19th, 2022

Most homes have ducted air conditioners: that is, AC units that blow cold air to all the rooms through a system of vents attached to one single unit. However, other houses can make do with a few ductless ACs. What are ductless AC units, and how do they work? That’s what we’ll answer below.

Mini-Split Systems

Ductless ACs, also known as mini-splits, are heat pumps, so how they work is similar to the ducted kind. You have ...
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How Should You Assess the HVAC Equipment in a Home You’re Buying?

Thursday, March 17th, 2022

When you purchase a new home, it’s important to look at its heating and cooling equipment. You want to find out if there are potential problems so there aren’t any surprises such as needing to replace the equipment soon after moving in. Use the following tips so you can proceed with confidence.

Refrigerant Used by Air Conditioner

Find out what type of refrigerant the air conditioner uses. If it’s an older air conditioner, it might use R-22 ...
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How to Solve Inconsistent Heating in Your House

Thursday, February 17th, 2022

You expect equal cooling and heating throughout the house if you invest your cash in installing and maintaining your HVAC system. It’s not enjoyable to have cold areas and inconsistent heat in your house. Hot and cold areas are unfortunately extremely prevalent. Our experienced service techs at David White Services, Inc. have compiled the following tips to help you if you have hot and cold spots.

Keep Your Fun Running

Your thermostat’s fan is most likely set ...
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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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