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Clogged Air Filter

The Problem With Clogged Air Filters

November 28, 2019

Busy careers, bustling families, engrossing hobbies, and overwhelming responsibilities keep most people busy day in and day out. It’s understandable why worrying about the clogged air filters in your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system is probably way down at the bottom of the priority list.  However, our team at Dr. Cool, Inc. wants…

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oil or gas

Oil or Gas Heat: Which Is Best?

November 5, 2019

Today’s heating options are plentiful, but in some areas of the country, homeowners may need to choose primarily between oil or gas heat when it comes to warming up their homes. Our team at Dr. Cool wants you to be well-informed about these two options, so you can make the best decision for you and…

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Horizontal photo of vacuum cleaning inside heater floor vent with Red Oak Floors in background. 7 furnace maintenance tips.

7 Furnace Maintenance Tips

October 21, 2019

It’s understandable that maintenance tasks often fall by the wayside. Many Buckley homeowners follow the mantra of “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” Everyone is busy and many seemingly more important priorities tend to creep up every month to consume time and money. However, the last thing you want to worry about when the…

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Furnace Filters 101

October 7, 2019

Your furnace filter is the unsung hero of your furnace. It quietly does its job without any fuss and allows the rest of the furnace to do its job. It’s not a complicated item, but there are some basics we at Dr. Cool think you should know to help it do its job. Its Purpose…

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A silver ventilation tube carrying warm air. When do I know it's time for a new furnace?

When Do I Know It’s Time to Buy a New Furnace?

September 23, 2019

It’s easy to moan when you decide that a major appliance or home system needs replacing. After all, these are expensive investments and probably not your favorite way to spend your hard-earned money. Unfortunately, there’s often not a clear-cut message, short of an appliance completely breaking down, that definitively indicates it’s time to buy a…

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A quiet village street in autumn.

Fall HVAC Maintenance

September 13, 2019

As the saying goes, “Time and tide wait for no one.” Whether you’re prepared or not, the summer months and warmer weather are gone, moving aside for fall and cooler temps. That means here in Bonney Lake you need to think about preparing your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system for fall maintenance. Maintaining…

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Air compressor's protection grid.

How to Properly Size an AC System

August 29, 2019

Our professionals at Dr. Cool, Inc. would be happy to help you select the best-sized air conditioner for your particular Washington home. In the meantime, here is a peak into how our trained experts calculate air conditioning needs.

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Man in a blue shirt does window installation to help prevent heat gain.

How to Prevent Heat Gain

August 6, 2019

One way to save money this summer is by learning how to battle heat build up, or heat gain, in your home. By taking a few steps you can minimize the amount of heat that gets trapped inside.

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Modern living room with black couch and air conditioner on wall - rendering.

Consider a Ductless AC System

July 24, 2019

Our team at Dr. Cool wants you to be well-informed about your options, and those options include ductless air conditioning systems that can function as an air conditioner only or a heat source as well.

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5 Ways to Save Money on Your Air Conditioning and Summer Energy Bill

July 9, 2019

At Dr. Cool, we take energy efficiency seriously. We understand sometimes high energy bills are unavoidable when air conditioning is crucial for comfort during the hot months. That’s why our five simple tips for staying cool and using your air conditioner less may help you cut costs and save money on your monthly energy bill.

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