Boehmer Heating & Cooling Blog : Posts Tagged ‘AC Maintenance’

Count on a Pro for a Summer-Ready Air Conditioner

Monday, July 2nd, 2018

HVAC technician working on AC outdoor unitWhat exactly do we mean by a “summer-ready air conditioner,” anyway? Well, we mean an air conditioner that has been properly maintained. Sure, there are some basic maintenance tasks you can do on your own. This includes changing or cleaning the air filter in your air conditioner every 1-3 months during periods of use. It also includes making sure your vents and outdoor unit are unobstructed to allow for proper airflow.

But in order to truly make a difference in your air conditioner’s performance and efficiency, you want to schedule professional maintenance once a year (twice a year if you’re utilizing a year-round heat pump system.) This is one of the most important, if not the most important, air conditioning services in Whitehall, PA you can invest it. But, what exactly happens during the maintenance process? How do our technicians ensure your air conditioner will last all summer long?

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Why You Should Schedule an AC Tune-Up Early in the Year

Monday, March 27th, 2017

ac-maintenance-air-conditioner-unit-toolsSoon enough, you can expect to start using your air conditioner all the time. The heat and humidity will not be tolerable for very long unless you are relaxing at the lake with a cold beverage in hand—or spending time indoors with the air conditioner. If your AC system breaks down on a hot day, you’re in trouble.

You can schedule an AC tune-up to help prevent this type of situation. This service, provided by professional HVAC technicians, offers many benefits to the AC system and to the homeowner, as long as you schedule this service early in the year—and preferably every year.

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3 Tips for Summertime Efficiency in Your Home

Monday, 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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A Quick Guide to Preventative Maintenance Visits

Monday, 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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Is Your AC Losing Energy Efficiency? Schedule a Mid-Summer Maintenance Appointment!

Monday, August 10th, 2015

If there’s a month that represents summer’s heat, it’s August, and your air conditioning system is working full time to make sure your home has the cool air you need. Have you noticed that your system may not be running as well as it was in the beginning of the summer? Not in the sense that something is wrong, but that it just seems off? The experts at Boehmer Heating & Cooling have a great solution for that: mid-summer maintenance.

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Dust: Where It Comes from and Why It Has to Be Removed from Your AC

Monday, July 20th, 2015

You vacuum, you polish, you take your shoes off before entering the house, but yet it is still there: dust. And it is endless. If you have a forced air system in your home, you know how irritating swirling dust can be, especially for the allergy sufferers in your home. While it may look as if dust emanates from your air conditioning system, it doesn’t: the dust in the air flow is actually from your home. So how is this dust getting there? You may be surprised.

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I Just Got My AC Last Year – Does It Really Need Maintenance?

Monday, June 29th, 2015

There are many misconceptions about caring for a large home system like an air conditioner. One that our AC specialists hear often is “My air conditioner is new – does it really need maintenance?” and the answer is, if you want it to keep running optimally, yes, it does. Maintenance isn’t something you do after you find your air conditioner running poorly; it’s a service to schedule before that can happen. Typically air conditioning maintenance should be scheduled annually, but if you are off by a few months (or even a lot of months), you should schedule it at your earliest convenience. Why? Here are some reasons:

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