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  • Air Conditioning

    The latest posts for Air Conditioning are listed below.
    • What Makes the AC Filter So Dirty?

      AC filters tend to get dirty quickly, forcing homeowners to replace them at a consistent level. As a result, it can be frustrating to find yourself changing your AC filter faster than you might expect. However, several factors can affect the quality and cleanliness of your filter, and learning these trigger points can help you prevent this from happening as often as it does. Here are just are four ...
    • Five Tips to Save Money on Your A/C This Summer

      According to the Alliance to Save Energy, the average household in the United States spends over $2,000 per year on energy, between electricity and gas costs. If you break that down further, over half of it comes from just heating and cooling costs. Keeping your home comfortable is no small task, especially during the hot and humid temperatures of summer, when you’ll likely be firing up your air ...
    • Five Summer Activities to Beat the Heat

      Summertime means loads of free time, enjoyable activities, and freedom from school for many kids. However, it also means sweltering heat and sticky humidity that can be difficult to avoid. In fact, this only gets worse when you can’t even stay cool in your own home because your air conditioner either can’t keep up or isn’t working properly! If this is the case, you might have to look elsewhere for ...

    Air Quality

    The latest posts for Air Quality are listed below.
    • Five Ways to Lower In-Home Humidity

      Humidity is a part of life, especially in summer here on the east coast. While humidity outside can’t be avoided, humidity inside can be truly annoying. Not only does high humidity in your home prevent you from finding relief from the summer stickiness, but it could actually damage your home’s structure or surfaces, as well as have many other consequences. So how can you control this humidity and ...
    • What Are the Benefits of an Air Purifier?

      Air purifiers are an effective way to promote clean air quality in your residential or commercial space. Using internal fans, air purifiers remove dust, pollen, and bacteria from your air, circulating purer air back into the room. Keeping your entire environment healthy, air purifiers are a smart choice for anyone hoping to improve their quality of life. Air purifiers offer various benefits, ...
    • What Makes the AC Filter So Dirty?

      AC filters tend to get dirty quickly, forcing homeowners to replace them at a consistent level. As a result, it can be frustrating to find yourself changing your AC filter faster than you might expect. However, several factors can affect the quality and cleanliness of your filter, and learning these trigger points can help you prevent this from happening as often as it does. Here are just are four ...

    Heating

    The latest posts for Heating are listed below.
    • How to Prepare Your Furnace for Winter

      Autumn is coming to a close, and that means heaters and furnaces are going to be firing up all across the country to provide warmth as the frigid weather of winter sets in. However, if you don’t take some extra precautions to get your furnace ready, your system could break down, leaving you out in the cold. Want to avoid this hassle or the expense of a costly repair? Here are some steps you can ...
    • What You Need to Know About Furnace Efficiency

      If your furnace has broken down or is simply starting to show its age, you may be considering replacing it entirely. When that’s the case, you’ll have the choice between two primary types: standard efficiency and high-efficiency systems. While a high-efficiency system does use less energy, they’re not always the ideal choice if circumstances don’t allow for it. Here are some of the big ...
    • Why is My Furnace Leaking Water?

      Lots of homeowners will fire up their furnaces for the first time this winter only to discover that their furnace is leaking water. Is this a sign of a serious problem? Do you need an expensive repair? The answer to these questions isn’t always straightforward, but this blog will help you determine whether or not you need to call for a repair or you’re simply experiencing normal operation of your ...

    HVAC

    The latest posts for HVAC are listed below.
    • Time for a Furnace Check-Up!

      If you are a homeowner with a furnace, you know just how important it is to ensure it is in good shape before winter rolls around. Maintaining your furnace is important--prevention is the ultimate form of protection, saving you time and money in the long run. Furnace check-ups may seem futile, but they are extremely important for a number of reasons. The following are why it may be time for a ...
    • What Makes the AC Filter So Dirty?

      AC filters tend to get dirty quickly, forcing homeowners to replace them at a consistent level. As a result, it can be frustrating to find yourself changing your AC filter faster than you might expect. However, several factors can affect the quality and cleanliness of your filter, and learning these trigger points can help you prevent this from happening as often as it does. Here are just are four ...
    • Four Tips for Purchasing a New AC Unit

      The air conditioning unit in your home plays an important role in keeping you cool and reaching maximum comfort in your home. An average central AC system can last anywhere from 10 to 20 years, so most homeowners will have to purchase a new unit at some point in time. The following are four factors you must consider before buying a new central AC unit: Find an HVAC installer. Conduct research on ...

    News

    The latest posts for News are listed below.
    • Donmar Heating & Cooling Selected for 2017 President's Award

      Donmar Heating & Cooling is proud to share our latest accomplishment. Carrier, one of the leading and most widely known brands of home services appliances—from heaters, air conditioners, and more—has selected our Northern Virginia HVAC company to be recipients of the 2017 President’s Award . We are happy to share this news with all of you, our customers. We believe that you deserve only the ...
    • Donmar Heating & Cooling Unveils New Notification & Tech Tracking System

      At Donmar Heating & Cooling , we are always searching for ways to improve our services and find ways that can allow us to be more accessible to our customers. One of the ways we achieve this is by researching the latest technological advancements, particularly in how we can hope to communicate with our customers. Most of us rely on our cell phones on a daily basis. We do everything—check emails, ...

    Water Heaters

    The latest posts for Water Heaters are listed below.
    • Signs it's Time to Replace Your Water Heater

      A water heater failure is a serious issue for homeowners. The lack of hot water makes it difficult to bathe, do laundry, or clean dishes, which can be a major nuisance. However, a tank leak or burst can result in serious damage to your home’s drywall, structure, and even foundation. So rather than wait for an issue to crop up with your water heater, being proactive and checking it regularly can ...
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