Boehmer Heating & Cooling Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Bethel Park’

4 Reasons You’re Paying Too Much for Your Air Conditioning

Monday, August 8th, 2016

Do you dread your monthly bills in the summer? Have you recently learned that your air conditioning costs are much higher than those of your friends and neighbors? Cooling costs can be quite high in the summer, but if your bills are unreasonable, there are a few reasons your bills may be higher than they need to be.

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How Air Leaks Around the Home Affect Energy Efficiency

Monday, July 4th, 2016

It’s tough to save money in the summer. Not only do you spend more time going outside and having fun (we hope), but your home energy bills can also be rather high. And often, it has little to do with the air conditioning system itself (especially if you schedule routine maintenance visits every year).

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Signing Up for a Service Agreement Can Save You A Lot

Monday, 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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Is Your HVAC Equipment Holding Up with These Temperature Swings?

Monday, April 11th, 2016

The spring weather has been rather unpredictable this year, and it’s tough to know whether you’ll need your heater or your air conditioner next! In the meantime, your heater is taking on a lot of extra work, and you may have noticed that it’s not performing as well as you’d like. Can it wait to be repaired? Our experts say no.

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My Heater Stopped Working: Is It the Thermostat?

Monday, February 29th, 2016

When the heating system stops working in a home, the phone call that heating contractors get often goes as follows: “I think my thermostat stopped working. We’re not getting any heat.” Of course, the thermostat has electrical components, which means it could fail at some point in time. However, of all the components of your heating system, could the thermostat really be at fault?

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Even Newer Heaters Should Be Serviced

Monday, January 25th, 2016

Most technicians recommend that homeowners seek out services for their furnaces once a year. This can improve efficiency for the winter and take care of some of the wear and tear the heater may have developed over the year.

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Is Your Home Properly Insulated from Top to Bottom?

Monday, December 21st, 2015

At first passing, most homeowners feel their homes are well-insulated. This is because when we think about insulation, we usually refer to the rooms in which we do our living. If your home has an unfinished basement, attic, or both, you may actually find that these spaces are not well-insulated, and this lack of insulation in these areas could be costing you a lot in terms of comfort and energy efficiency. The home energy specialists at Boehmer Heating & Cooling have seen this many times, and can help determine if you do need additional and/or better insulation in these spaces of your home.

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Is It Time to Repair Your Boiler?

Monday, November 16th, 2015

Many homeowners in our area enjoy the use of a boiler system to heat their homes. If you are one such homeowner, you need to be aware of signs that can indicate that it is time for an expert to attend to your boiler before a full breakdown ensues. To help you discern these signs, and get ahead of a potential repair for your boiler system in Bethel Park, our experts have put together some of the more common signs or problems to be aware of:

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Tips to Save Money This Winter

Monday, October 12th, 2015

The cold weather isn’t here yet, but there’s a definite chill in the air. Winter can be a very expensive season between heating costs and other winter-related expenses. While you can’t heat your home for free, you can reduce your costs by taking some simple steps ahead of the heating season. Here are some tips from the heating and cooling experts at Boehmer Heating & Cooling.

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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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