Boehmer Heating & Cooling Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Central Air Conditioning’

How To Choose Between A Mini Split or Central Air Conditioner

Monday, May 8th, 2023

Today’s homeowners have so many options when it comes to how they cool down their homes. If it’s time for you to choose a new air conditioner for installation, you may be wondering if you should go with the classic central air conditioner or opt for a ductless mini split.

Making the decision is easier when you take into account certain factors such as the quality of your ductwork, how long you intend to own your home, and many others. Let’s look at the many pros and cons of both of these systems so you can be an informed consumer when it’s time to choose. 

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It’s That Time Again: Schedule Your Next Tune-Up

Monday, April 22nd, 2019

clock-imposed-on-white-backgroundWhile last week’s little heat wave wasn’t a great example, we still have a little while left before we need to turn on our central air conditioning systems on a daily basis. But if that sudden increase in temperature was a sign of anything, it’s that when summer comes, it hits hard and you want to ensure that your air conditioner is very well prepared.

Regular preventive maintenance helps our technicians ensure that your cooling system is ready for the added strain of the summer heat. Neglecting maintenance for too long, or skipping it altogether, will make it more likely that you’ll face problems by the end of the cooling season or sooner. Read on to learn more about cooling system tune-ups and there benefits.

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AC Replacement: Should You Stick with a Central AC System?

Monday, September 10th, 2018

white question mark on blue backgroundBeing residents of the areas we serve ourselves, we understand that going without an air conditioner in the summer is simply not an option. So when yours dies on you, or its age indicates that it is just about time for a replacement, you may be tempted to rush out and replace it with a newer model of the same type of air conditioner you already have. For many homeowners in our area, this means sticking with central air conditioning in Pittsburgh, PA .

There are a number of benefits to sticking with central air conditioning, and this may end up being the best option for your specific home and needs after all, but it’s not the only option there is. Whether your ducts are in bad shape or you’re simply looking for an alternative for your cooling needs to save you money, then you’d do well to consider the ductless system.

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