Boehmer Heating & Cooling Blog

Insulating Your Home for Warmth and Savings

February 13th, 2017

save-money-home-insulationIt’s been a cold one this year, and you might not have felt the relief you wanted from your home comfort system. It could be that you have noticed hot or cold spots around the home or never felt quite warm enough at all. And that may be something you thought you’d have to put up with for a long time to come.

But often, these types of problems do not necessarily indicate that you need to replace your furnace or boiler. Instead, you might need to rethink the insulation in your home.

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Try This Before Scheduling Heating Repair

January 30th, 2017

inside-natural-gas-burnerWe encourage DIY enthusiasts to try their hands at something besides heating repair, most of the time. Repairing a heating system incorrectly can result in damage to the heater. Moreover, you might create a safety hazard for your home and family members.

However, we know it’s frustrating to call in a technician for heating repair, only to learn you could have resolved the issue on your own. Often, we find that homeowners do not know about some of these methods of troubleshooting a faulty furnace. Try these steps before scheduling heating repair, and then call NATE-certified technicians when the problem cannot be solved quickly.

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3 Reasons to Add a Humidifier to Your Home

January 16th, 2017

In the summer, high humidity is our biggest concern, making the air seem a lot warmer than it really is and weighing us down. But in the winter, low humidity is a far bigger concern. The air dries out for much of the season in certain parts of the country, and the heater in your home won’t help to add any moisture back.

You may need a separate humidifier, and we recommend a whole-home humidifier system that injects moisture through the ducts as you run the heating system. Here are 3 reasons to consider adding a humidifier into your home.

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Save Money on a Comprehensive Home Energy Audit

January 9th, 2017

We are committed to helping homeowners save money all year long. That’s why we offer comprehensive home energy audits in the Baldwin, PA area. And right now, we’re offering a special: you can save $100 on a home energy audit when you book today!

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Is It Time to Upgrade Your Heating Equipment?

January 2nd, 2017

This year, make a commitment to better health, wellness, and energy savings with a new heating system from your local HVAC contractor. It’s a great time to upgrade your furnace or radiant heating system to something that operates more and more efficiently and effectively for better whole-home comfort.

Read more about when it’s time to upgrade your heating system and what your options are in today’s guide.

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Make a New Year’s Resolution to Reduce Your Utility Bills

December 26th, 2016

When you commit to having a more energy-efficient home, you may notice energy savings for many years to come. This year, make a resolution to start saving more on your utility bills. For many homeowners, this is something that doesn’t come easily. Using the heater in the winter and the AC in the summer is necessary, but something that takes a big toll on your bills.

These home upgrades and professional services can help lower your bills for the year and for many to come.

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Why an Energy Audit Is the Best Gift for a Home

December 19th, 2016

The holiday season is almost here, and you’ve probably been busy with gift-shopping for the last few weeks. Now that you’ve found the perfect presents, it’s time to focus on your home. Cleaning and last-minute decorating are on the list, but we think focusing on comfort and energy efficiency should also be a priority.

This holiday season, make your home a more comfortable and efficient place to be. Schedule an energy audit to find out where energy may be wasted in your home, and start saving more money for years to come.

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Sealing Air Leaks: An Easy Way to Improve Home Efficiency

December 12th, 2016

Making a few changes to your home can create major change in your monthly bills. Sealing up air leaks is one way to reduce your bills and stay more comfortable throughout the year. But many people do not even realize that there are air leaks in the home, or that they are really adding onto monthly costs.

Find out how to detect and seal air leaks in the guide below or by calling our specialists. Schedule an energy audit to find home energy solutions so you can save even more over the years.

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How an Energy Audit Can Make Your Home Safer and Healthier

December 5th, 2016

We offer energy audit services, in large part to help local homeowners improve energy efficiency throughout their homes. After an energy audit, and after you make recommended changes to your home or HVAC system, the heating and cooling systems run more smoothly. That means lower monthly bills and a more comfortable home.

This is a primary reason to schedule this service—but not the only reason local homeowners ask about home energy audits. This service can also make your home a safer and healthier place.

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Why a Home Energy Audit Is the Best Way to Save Energy

November 28th, 2016

What’s a home energy audit? It’s a way for you to find out where energy is wasted in your home, so that you can get on the path towards lower bills and better heating and cooling system performance.

In fact, we think a home energy audit, followed up with active home energy solutions, is the best way to save money on your monthly bills. What makes it the most effective means to that end?

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