• AC Blowing Hot Air? Find Out What to Do From Doug's

      You could have sworn you adjusted your thermostat, but your home is still too warm for your liking. Maybe you go back to check your thermostat again, but eventually you’ll go test your vents. You find ...

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    • 3 Easy Things You Can Do To Keep Your AC In Perfect Working Order

      How to Service Your Air Conditioner Ah, spring. Flowers are blooming, birds are chirping and it’s finally getting nice & warm outside! The time has come to switch your HVAC system over from heating to ...

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    • Make Sure Your AC Unit Is The Right Size For Your Home

      If your home’s AC unit is either too small or too large, you may have to deal with some expensive headaches.You should always rely on a reputable, trustworthy, professional HVAC company to correctly ...

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    • Doug's 5 Simple Vacation Prep Hacks For Your Home Comfort Systems

      Going on vacation? You’ll want to make sure you enjoy your trip worry free. That means tying up loose ends before you leave home. When tying up those loose ends, make sure you also take care of your ...

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    • 3 Signs You May Need New Pipes

      Although the chances of degradation are higher over time, having old piping in your home doesn’t necessarily mean that it needs to be replaced. The time to consider replacement of your home’s plumbing ...

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    • Where is the Main Shutoff Valve in Your Home?

      How to Shut Off Water to the House Taking quick action in the event of an emergency relies upon your preparation. In the case of flooding in your home which occurs from faulty plumbing or a faulty ...

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    • Drain Cleaners Can Be Quite Damaging

      Clogged drains can be an inconvenient nightmare. Usually the first thing that comes to mind for most people is to pick up a bottle of liquid drain cleaner from the local store. These products may be ...

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    • Recognize & Repair Sewer Problems Before They Become Disasters

      We’ve all heard the old adage “ if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it ”. But what if it is broke and you just don’t know it? That’s a question we hear pretty often at Doug’s Refrigeration. And with good ...

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    • Clearing Your Clogged Drains

      When Do You Really Need a Professional Plumber for Drain Cleaning or Repair in Thibodaux, LA? Knowing what to do for small drain clogs can save you a lot of time and money. Doug’s is here to prepare ...

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    • How Leaky Ductwork Creates Uncomfortable Cold Spots In Your Home

      When it’s cold outside, you don’t want it to be cold inside as well. That’s why you run your heat! So if your Houma or Thibodaux area home has cold spots even with the heat running, you’ve got a ...

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    • 5 Signs There's Something Wrong With Your Ductwork

      Unless you live in an industrial loft, you’re probably never seen the ducts in your Thibodaux or Houma area home. They’re built into your walls and under your floors or above your ceilings, out of ...

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    • 4 Clever Ways You Can Prevent Electrical Fires In Your Home

      What Causes Electrical Fires in Homes National Fire Prevention Week 2018 has arrived! What does that mean for you and your family? Because we have such a humid climate here in the Bayou, Houma and ...

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    • The Importance of Whole House Surge Protectors

      The average home in Thibodaux or Houma goes through many power surges every year. These surges travel through your electrical system, through your outlets and into your electronics and appliances. ...

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    • Electrical Safety Inspections Help You Find Hazards Now

      This May, we want everyone in the Houma and Thibodaux area to be aware that it’s National Electrical Safety Month. This month is dedicated to helping homeowners like yourself learn about home ...

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    • Save Money Every Day With These Helpful Tips

      Your utility bills are something you just can’t escape if you need running water and electricity. But keeping your Houma or Thibodaux area home comfortable with water and power shouldn’t have to cost ...

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    • Eco Friendly Plumbing Can Help You Save On Water Costs

      Did you know that you can reduce your environmental impact while creating a more sustainable home through eco friendly plumbing upgrades and general maintenance? These methods can help your home to ...

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    • AC Zoning Provides Even Temperatures & Energy Savings

      Tired of walking through your home only to realize it’s strangely hotter or cooler in each different room? Conventional AC systems often struggle to provide equal temperatures throughout your home, ...

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    • How Does A Heat Pump Work In The Winter?

      Here in the Thibodaux and Houma area, chances are good your home comfort system is a heat pump system. That’s because heat pumps are the perfect heating and cooling solution for our climate. An ...

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    • Follow These 5 Easy Steps To Be Sure Your Home Has The Right New Furnace

      Now that winter is officially here and you’re using your furnace every day, you may be experiencing some signs that it’s time to replace the unit. Signs like uneven heating, unpleasant smells when the ...

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    • Winter Is Coming. Make Sure Your Heating System Is Ready

      It’s still warm outside right now, but the weather is changing here in the Thibodaux and Houma area. Temperatures are falling and so are the leaves. Fall has arrived and winter is coming. Thankfully, ...

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    • What A UV HVAC Light Does To Improve The Air In Your Home

      Indoor air quality can be a serious concern for many families in the Houma-Thibodaux area, especially if there are any allergy or asthma sufferers in the home. Springtime means pollen is about to ...

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    • Allergens & Pollen Don't Stand A Chance Against Our Indoor Air Quality Solutions

      What’s the first thing you think of when your hear the word spring? It’s probably flowers. And as soon as you think of those beautiful spring flowers, what do you think of next? Pollen. If your ...

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    • Factors Positively & Negatively Impacting Your Home's Indoor Air Quality

      Indoor Air Quality Products & Their Actual Impact On Your Home’s Air Are you worried about the quality of your Houma or Thibodaux area home’s air? To be frank, you probably have good reason to be. ...

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    • The Secret To Total Home Comfort Is Proper Insulation

      We’ve talked about the importance of insulation before, when discussing the signs that your home has insufficient insulation , but it bears repeating: after your HVAC system, the insulation in your ...

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    • How Your Insulation Regulates Temperature & Energy Usage

      We frequently discuss ways to make your home more energy-efficient without sacrificing comfort, from using blackout curtains to keeping up with your seasonal HVAC maintenance , but one of the greatest ...

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    • Ditch Traditional Laundry Solutions & Start To Save On Laundry Today!

      When compared to traditional laundry washing methods, the Laundry Scrubber can not only save you money, but can also save your family from having to deal with negative side effects associated with ...

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    • Don't Let Misleading Plumbing Myths Cost You

      Don’t Let Misleading Plumbing Myths Cost You Myths can spread like wildfire. It’s always important to research any myth before you believe it. Some myths can eventually cause serious problems for you ...

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    • Always Ensure The Plumbing In A Potential New Home Works Well

      There are a lot of things to consider when you’re looking for a new home in the Houma-Thibodaux area. Is it large enough? Will it fit your budget? Is the layout functional for your family’s needs? ...

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    • Don't Let Problems With Your Plumbing Ruin Your Day. Doug's Can Help!

      The average homeowner calls a plumber at least once every three years. No matter how well you maintain your plumbing system, some plumbing problems are just inevitable. If your Houma or Thibodaux home ...

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    • Make Bathroom Visits Safer For Someone With A Disability

      For people with disabilities, a trip to the restroom bathroom can be a daunting task, one that is time consuming and can even result in serious injury. From slippery, wet floors and cramped areas that ...

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    • The Dangers of Non-GFCI Outlets in Bathrooms & Kitchens

      GFCI Outlets Are Vital For Your Safety Any area in (or outside) your home where moisture and water are commonly present should have GFCI outlets to protect against harmful electrical shocks. This is ...

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    • Is It Necessary To Replace Your Air Conditioning During A Major Home Renovation?

      A few weeks ago we discussed whether it’s necessary to replace your air conditioning before listing your home for sale , which raised the question “what about when you’re renovating?” Much like the ...

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    • Be Prepared For Flash Floods With A Sump Pump

      If you’re new to the Houma-Thibodaux area, you may not be prepared for how quickly water rises during rain storms. Longtime Acadiana residents can tell you how something as simple as a springtime ...

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    • Is Your Thermostat Not Working, Or is There Another Issue?

      Do you know how long it should take your HVAC system to raise or lower your home by one degree? There are few factors to this, including the size of your home, the type of system you have and the age ...

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    • Let Home Automation Bring You The Next Level of Comfort

      You’re a busy person. From work, taking care of the kids or traveling, it’s easy to forget things like locking your doors or turning off the lights when you leave home. Thankfully, modern technology ...

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    • Let The Nest Pro Smart Thermostat Bring Savings To Your Home

      Tired of getting your energy bill and not knowing why it’s so high? Or the moment of realization that you just left for a long vacation and forgot to turn your HVAC system down? You won’t have to ...

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    • Water Filtration Can Provide You With Healthier, Cleaner Water

      Your home’s water may contain various elements and minerals that can lead to unsafe drinking water and problems with keeping your dishes and clothes thoroughly cleaned. Thankfully, water filtration ...

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    • What Is Water Heater Maintenance & Why Do You Need It?

      Admit it: the only time your ever think about your water heater is when it’s broken, right? You’re not alone in that. Most people take their water heater—and the hot water it provides—for granted. ...

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    • 5 Signs You Need A New Water Heater

      How To Tell When It’s Time For A New One. Your water heater is one of the most important—and most overlooked—appliances in your home. Without the hot water it provides, you’d have a lot harder time ...

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    • What's New in Water Heaters?

      Here’s What You Need to Know Before Your Water Heater Purchase in Thibodaux & Houma, LA If your warranty is expired or your current water heater is defective, it’s time to look into all the new water ...

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