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Fall HVAC Maintenance

Fall HVAC Maintenance

October 12, 2021

Here in Washington, we’ve reached the season that makes you say, “Gosh, it’s so dark out. Is it really only six in the evening?” Before the days get too short, remember to check off heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) maintenance from your autumn to-do list.

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Why Do I Need a Humidifier in the Fall?

September 16, 2021

Fall is a beautiful time of the year—but it comes with a drop in humidity levels. If you’re concerned about the humidity change and want to enhance your comfort inside your Auburn home, installing a humidifier is an excellent option.

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How Does Your Central Air Conditioner Cool Your Home?

August 12, 2021

Air conditioners do so much more than just cool, like dehumidify your home or business and help keep your inside air cleaner. Understanding a bit of its basic components and how they work can help you identify a problem or malfunction when it occurs.

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Why Is My AC Blowing Hot Air?

July 9, 2021

Many reasons can cause an air conditioner to malfunction, resulting in warm or hot air blowing through your vents. Our Dr. Cool Inc. professionals want to help you diagnose those problems quickly and then get them fixed, so you can cool down your family and your home.

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Common AC Purchasing Mistakes to Avoid

June 3, 2021

Our professionals at Dr. Cool would be happy to help you sort out the options and help you make a smart investment. In the meantime, here are some top purchasing mistakes to avoid while you are doing your research.

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Do I Need an Air Conditioner Tune-Up?

May 11, 2021

An air conditioner tune-up can help more permanent components last longer, because they are not working hard to battle things like dirty filters and unlubricated parts. A new air conditioning system is a costly investment; make it last as long as possible with a regular air conditioner tune-up.

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What Accessories Can Help With My Indoor Air Quality?

April 9, 2021

Our Dr. Cool, Inc. team wants to give you a comprehensive list of the different indoor air quality accessories available today. Investing in one or more of these technologies and tools will help you and your family breathe a little easier.

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Listen to Your HVAC System

March 15, 2021

Unusual sounds may indicate the need for a tune-up, cleaning, or repair. The experts at Dr. Cool can decipher the noise and get your system back on track. They have the knowledge and experience it takes to keep your HVAC equipment running at peak efficiency and delivering the comfort you expect in your Auburn home.

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Why Is My Thermostat Blank?

February 12, 2021

It is an “Oh no!” moment when you approach your home’s thermostat and see its screen is blank. Is it serious? Does it mean your furnace, heat pump, or air conditioning is broken? Not necessarily. In fact, most of the time, it is something minor and can be easily fixed.

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How Can I Get My Heat Pump to Last Longer?

January 18, 2021

The average air-source heat pump lasts approximately 15 years. But your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) unit’s life span is dependent on several factors, including its design and overall quality. However, there are many factors that you, as owner, directly control.

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