Boehmer Heating & Cooling Blog : Archive for September, 2015

Do You Need to Replace Your Heating System Before This Winter?

Monday, September 28th, 2015

It creeps up quickly: first the slight change in the leaves, then the need to have an extra blanket at night. Soon we’ll be opening our windows during the day but closing them at night, and then after that, they’ll stay closed for a while. If you ended last heating season grateful that you no longer needed to heat your home because your heater was ready to fall apart, it is time to get going on that replacement system.

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Have You Scheduled Heating Maintenance Yet?

Monday, September 21st, 2015

We know many of you haven’t even turned off your AC yet, but it is the time of year to start thinking ahead to the heating season. Specifically, it’s time to make sure your heating system is ready to go for that first chilly morning in the fall all the way into next spring, and the best way to do that is to schedule heating maintenance with your Boehmer Heating & Cooling technician. Our thorough tune-up for your heating system will help ensure that you get the warmth, comfort and performance you need all winter long in Upper St. Clair, PA – just give us a call!

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How Issues with Your Condensate Array Can Lead to Leaking

Monday, September 14th, 2015

If you have a traditional split system air conditioner for your home, the system has two distinct units: the outdoor unit, which holds the condenser, compressor and condenser fan, and the indoor unit, which holds the blower and evaporator coils. Depending on your home and your preference, the indoor unit may be placed in a basement above your furnace or in your attic space. In either location, the moisture the system pulls from your indoor air as it dehumidifies has to go somewhere, and this moisture gets to your sewer line from two components known as the condensate array. When the condensate array is working properly, it directs the excess moisture, in the form of water, to your sewer line; when it isn’t working properly, it can cause major leaking issues.

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Suffering from Late Summer Allergies? Upgrade Your Air Filter

Monday, September 7th, 2015

This is the time of year when everyone starts shifting gears from summer relaxing to back-to-school. However, if you are an allergy sufferer this may be one of your most challenging times of year thanks to allergens like ragweed. However, you have a great tool at your disposal for countering the effects of late summer allergies: your AC’s air filter. The standard air filter that comes with your air conditioner isn’t going to help you much, but an upgraded air filter installed by the indoor air quality experts at Boehmer Heating & Cooling can help alleviate many of your allergy symptoms.

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