March 8, 2018

Dave’s Mechanical Services is a Mitsubishi Ductless Company

Do you have a room that’s hard to heat in the winter? Are you planning to add an addition to your home? Or perhaps you are building new? A ductless system can fix a multitude of heating and cooling issues in the home so let’s talk about the benefits of working with a Mitsubishi Ductless company. What is ductless? A ductless system works like a regular HVAC system just without the ducts.  In a ducted system, the indoor unit is often in the attic or in a closet and the ducts carry the air through the indoor system where it...

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March 1, 2018

Things to Consider for Your Furnace Installation

When you have a furnace installed, be aware of these things. We’ll start from the beginning of the installation process and walk you through to completion highlighting each item to consider. Initial Contractor Contact The person coming to your door should be in a visibly labeled vehicle, have a business card or company identification ready and available. Your technician should be able to show their license and certifications. Angie’s List gives us a list of what to expect when talking certifications. The Better Business Bureau is a helpful website to visit when looking for customer reviews and the peace of mind of using an...

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January 31, 2018

HVAC Return on Investment

It’s no secret that replacing your HVAC unit is a big purchase for your home. Wouldn’t it be nice to get a return on that investment and recoup some of the cost? Well, you can! Here’s how… Energy Efficiency The best way to judge the energy efficiency of your new unit is by looking at the SEER rating. You’re probably wondering what exactly that is.  SEER stands for Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio and is a metric used to measure how much cooling a system puts out for each unit of energy it consumes. The higher the SEER rating, the more...

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January 20, 2018

Why A Humidifier Is Essential During the Winter Season

During the winter, most of us are familiar with dry hands and chapped lips from the dry, cold air. While we often experience these unpleasant side effects from being outside, many people experience them from the dry air in their home as well. The winter months bring cold, dry air that causes a lack of relative humidity in your home. A lack of relative humidity can cause a myriad of issues for anyone occupying your home. That’s why a whole-house humidifier is a winter must-have. With a humidifier, you can: Reduce Airborne Viruses With today’s world of viruses and disease,...

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January 19, 2018

Featured System: Lennox Heating and Cooling Systems

Lennox is a home comfort product manufacturer that was incorporated in 1948 and has an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau since 1998. They have an extensive line of products for residential and commercial consumers and are known to have some of the quietest and most efficient air conditioners, heat pumps and furnaces you can buy. For residential consumers, they have helped to take the guesswork out of the decision making by offering a product selector on their website for those needing heating, cooling or entire system solutions for their home. In three (3) short steps, you’ll have their...

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January 18, 2018

The Benefits of Radiant Systems

When the winter months are upon us, heat is a non-negotiable expense as we want to do everything we can to keep our homes comfortable and warm. There are several different heating systems a home-owner or landlord can have like forced-air ducts, steam radiators, and baseboard heat to name a few.  Radiant systems are another system that many eco- and cost-conscious consumers are seeing as a more favorable option to effectively supply heat throughout their home. What are radiant systems? A radiant system supplies heat directly through the floor, walls or ceiling of a house by heating adjacent air indirectly....

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April 20, 2016

What to Look for In An Air Conditioning Company

For most of us, a house represents the largest financial investment we’ll ever make. That means finding a company to handle your AC needs is of utmost importance, as well. The company you pick will be your partner in choosing and maintaining your home’s HVAC unit, which has consequences you might not have thought about. Since cooling and heating can account for almost half of a typical homeowner’s energy costs, making the right decision can have an impact on your financial well-being, in addition to the comfort of you and your family. For years, people in have trusted for their...

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April 20, 2016

Should I Continue Repairing My AC Unit?

We have a lot of customers ask us if they should continue repairing their air conditioners, or if they should just go ahead and replace them. We tell them to consider the following factors: How old is your unit? After a unit has been in use for 10-15 years, it’s time to replace. By this age, parts start to break down and air quality is compromised. How often are you repairing your AC unit? If you’re repairing your air conditioner often, it could mean the unit needs to be replaced. Think about how much money you’ve spent on repairs and...

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