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indoor air quality

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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6 Ways Your Furnace Keeps You Safe

December 20, 2020

Your fuel-burning furnace has a number of mechanisms allowing it to run safely and effectively. These features prevent fires and protect your indoor air quality (IAQ). They also work to prevent internal errors from damaging large portions of your furnace.

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How to Eliminate Dust in My Home

July 24, 2020

Want to eliminate dust in your household? Our team wants to help you reduce the amount of dust in your home with the following tips.

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Leaky Ducts and You

June 18, 2020

Are your home’s air ducts leaky? Our team wants to help diagnose and correct your leaky duct issue to help improve your household’s health.

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Why Is My Air Conditioner Making Noise?

May 26, 2020

Is your home’s air conditioner making a strange noise? Our team wants to share common AC noises and what they can mean.

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Why Do I Need AC Maintenance Now?

May 14, 2020

An air conditioner (AC), just like a car, needs regular maintenance and service to run efficiently. At Dr. Cool, we recommend getting your air conditioning unit serviced and cleaned at least once a year. The optimum time is in the spring to ensure your system will run with the most efficiency during the hottest summer…

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Heat Pump Maintenance Tips

April 14, 2020

Most of us tend to take our heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems for granted. As long as they are working, it’s easy to go on day after day without thinking about them. But, like most other things, taking care of your HVAC system through regular maintenance is critical to keeping it in good…

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