Boehmer Heating & Cooling Blog

The Hot Humid Air Makes Your AC Work at Maximum Capacity

June 20th, 2016

When temperatures reach their peak this summer, your air conditioner will be working at maximum capacity. Most air conditioners (those without variable speed settings) only run at one speed. They are on or they are off. So when it’s hot out, your air conditioner has to run for a lot longer to reach the temperature you’ve set on the thermostat.

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3 Tips for Summertime Efficiency in Your Home

June 13th, 2016

Your air conditioner is going to be on for much of the daytime for the rest of the summer. And it’s going to cost you—but the comfort you get even in the most extreme heat is certainly worth it. Luckily, there are things you can do to keep costs manageable without shutting off the system for the season.

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Is the Humidity Getting to You?

June 6th, 2016

In our area, humidity is sometimes worse than high temperatures. Temperatures outside might seem somewhat reasonable, but the presence of water vapor in the air adds to it. This isn’t to say that the temperature actually increases because of a high percentage of water vapor. It only means you feel like the temperature has increased.

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Why Would Water Leak from an Air Conditioner?

May 30th, 2016

When water leaks from your air conditioning system, it could result in hundreds or thousands of dollars in damages to your home. We’ve heard of some pretty severe situations where water leakage has ruined kitchen cabinets or floor boards and we want to make sure this doesn’t happen to you.

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Signing Up for a Service Agreement Can Save You A Lot

May 23rd, 2016

When you have a problem with your air conditioning system in the middle of the summer, there’s a lot to be annoyed about. There’s the matter of…

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A Quick Guide to Preventative Maintenance Visits

May 16th, 2016

When your air conditioner is in jeopardy, you have to rush to get much-needed repairs in at the last minute. You might have other plans, but leaving your house hot is simply not an option for you. That’s why preventative maintenance is such a valuable service.

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Why Are Certain Rooms Drafty or Uncomfortable?

May 9th, 2016

If it’s been going on for a long time, you might just start to think it’s normal for certain rooms of your home to be draft or to feel cooler or warmer than others. However, you should be concerned about this issue for more reasons than one.

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Repair or Replace: What’s Better for Your AC System?

May 2nd, 2016

It’s getting warmer and warmer, and you’re not sure whether your AC system is going to be up to the challenge of another cooling season. You noticed problems the previous season, but you put off repairing them as long as possible. Now, you’ll have to have it fixed soon. But can it be repaired? Or will you need to replace it?

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Do You Need Better Air Filtration?

April 25th, 2016

Most technicians recommend that you change the air filter in your HVAC system every 1-3 months, although this number can change based on how often you use your HVAC equipment and whether or not you have pets in the home. When it does come time to change your air filter, you might reach for the cheapest filter that fits into your HVAC system.

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How to Decrease Your Utility Bills, Increase Your Comfort, and Ensure Your Safety: A Guide to Home Performance Contracting

April 18th, 2016

If you have the opportunity to schedule a home performance assessment for your home, don’t miss out! Home performance contracting describes the process of assessing major home efficiency, air quality, comfort, and safety issues. Learn more about how scheduling service with a qualified contractor can transform your home below!

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