Should I cover my unit in the fall and winter? Do you cover your HVAC unit in the fall and winter? Should I wrap it in plastic or a tarp to protect it from the elements? The short answer is no, you should not cover your outdoor HVAC unit. In fact, you can damage your […]Continue Reading
Let’s start with a quick answer to the question above – as soon as you suspect that there is a problem! No, we may not have the coldest winter weather in the country. That does not mean, however, that you can afford to take risks with the condition and operation of your home heating system.
In today’s post, we’ll cover some common red flags that should have you reaching for the phone to call the heating technicians on our team. No problems are really “minor” enough to ignore. The longer you wait to have them resolved, the more likely it becomes that they’ll do serious damage to your system. When in doubt, after ruling out any obvious catalysts, it is time to call in the pros. This protects both your comfort and your heater itself.
We want to start with this one because, while it is a fairly obvious problem, it is also one that homeowners tend to ignore. Why?Continue Reading
Heat Pump During The Winter: What You Need To Know A heat pump is a central air conditioning system that also has the ability to heat your home during the winter. It basically “pumps” heat into your home during the cold weather months and “pumps” heat out during the summer months. When used properly, a heat […]Continue Reading
Old vs New Old vs New, Out With The Old In With The New When is it time to replace? Certain signs indicate it’s time to consider replacing heating and cooling equipment, or improving the performance of your overall system. It may be time to call a professional contractor to help you make a change […]Continue Reading
Ways to save money!!!! Upgrading Your HVAC System Thinking of upgrading your HVAC system early, benefits you in several different ways. First, planning ahead allows for you to allocate the proper funds after receiving a quote, so the price is manageable when you decide to make the purchase. Second, upgrading your system allows you to […]Continue Reading
Leverage agile frameworks to provide a robust synopsis for high level overviews. Iterative approaches to corporate strategy foster collaborative thinking to further the overall value proposition. Organically grow the holistic world view of disruptive innovation via workplace diversity and empowerment. Bring to the table win-win survival strategies to ensure proactive domination. At the end of […]Continue Reading
Dirty Sock Syndrome Dirty Sock Syndrome A cure for the dreaded ‘Dirty Sock Syndrome’? September 19, 2000 During the energy crisis of the early 1970s, heat pump systems became popular for many commercial and residential hvac applications because of their lower first cost and potentially energy-saving performance. Manufacturers, wholesalers, contractors, and even electrical utilities rigorously […]Continue Reading
2015 Ends – The Beginning of 2016 make it a awesome year! 2015 Ends – The Beginning of 2016 make it a awesome year. As a result of a busy year here at your Fredericksburg Heating and AC Repairs. At D and L Mechanical Services we want to thank you our customers for their continued loyalty […]Continue Reading
100,000 Miles Maintenance Check-up MAINTENANCE TIPS You wouldn’t drive your car 100,000 miles without changing the oil. The same logic holds true for your home comfort system. Regular HVAC preventative maintenance is the best way to ensure trouble-free operation and peak performance. Pre-season maintenance is also important. It can help to avoid a […]Continue Reading