June 13, 2019

You Can’t Control Summer Temperatures, But You Can Control Your Energy Costs

With temperatures rising and energy costs soaring, there are a variety of steps you can take to cut the expenses of cooling your home. “Cooling and heating equipment use more energy than any other appliance. This inevitably shows up every month on the energy bill, but it’s important to remember that energy costs can be controlled,” said David Scurto, Owner of Dave’s Mechanical Services, LLC. Annual Maintenance One step to control energy costs is to schedule annual maintenance checks to make sure your unit is running efficiently. Most cooling systems require very little owner maintenance. However, operating dirty cooling equipment...

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April 15, 2019

Dispelling Ductless Technology Myths

Ductless mini split systems are becoming more popular all over the country. More and more people are turning to ductless systems to solve their indoor comfort needs, but there are still quite a few myths surrounding this technology. While the original units of the ’70s may live up to the myths that still linger, the technology of today has far surpassed the days of old. We want to help dispel these myths and give ductless systems the credit they deserve. Myth #1 – Lack of power While some people believe that the ductless mini split system is not powerful enough...

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June 25, 2018

Six Signs You May Need A/C Repair

Summer is here and there’s nothing like a hot sunny day on the east coast to kick back, relax and enjoy the sun. It’s also great to walk into a refreshingly cool house after spending all day in the sun and if your A/C isn’t working properly it can be extremely uncomfortable and frustrating. What if you could anticipate trouble with your A/C and get ahead of it? Of course, no plan is foolproof, but we can give you the most common tell-tale signs that something is amiss with your A/C and you should call your technician. 1. Your thermostat...

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June 5, 2018

Services Offered by Dave’s Mechanical Services

At Dave’s Mechanical Services we are happy to provide HVAC service and more to Frederick, MD and surrounding areas. As a growing company with over 35 years of experience, we are able to handle a wide variety of jobs. We pride ourselves on providing award-winning service and putting our client’s needs above all else. We are happy to provide service in the following areas: Cooling Our factory trained technicians are able to determine the best fit for your cooling and heating needs. We have been installing new systems since 2006 and are regularly participating in continuing education for the maintenance...

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April 25, 2018

Are Smart Systems Superior Heating and Cooling Systems?

To say that technology has changed is a bit of an understatement. Look at the way it has affected our lives. In 1990, the internet wasn’t even a thing until computer scientist Tim Berners-Lee created the world wide web. Nowadays, we can’t seem to live without accessing the internet whether it be on our laptops, tablets, phones and even home devices that we talk to like Amazon’s Alexa. Technology is changing how we live day-to-day. Thanks to advancements in technology in every industry, you can check your refrigerator at home while you’re in the grocery store to see if you...

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April 15, 2018

Featured System: Mitsubishi Heating and Cooling Systems

Mitsubishi Electric Cooling and Heating, established in North America in 1980, is among the top manufacturers of climate control systems. Their goal is to be the number one provider for comfort without compromise and they do this by offering “personalized comfort while conserving energy and promoting environmental sustainability”, according to their website. No matter if you’re building a home, upgrading your current system or trying to bring comfort to a single room, Mitsubishi Electric has options that will fit your unique needs. Mitsubishi Systems Wall-, ceiling- or floor-mounted units work well in a single room that is too hot or...

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March 21, 2018

The Benefits of Regular Heat Pump Service

Being on the east coast, we are fortunate to experience all four seasons. That also means we rely heavily on our heat pump system. All too often, we take our systems for granted. Just as we expect our heat pump system to take care of us, it is our responsibility to take care of it. Preventive maintenance saves on repairs Just like the old saying, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure!”, most problems start off small and may even be unnoticeable to the untrained eye. Having a maintenance program in place not only catches these issues...

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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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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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