Posts Categorized: Air Conditioning

What is the Ideal Summer Air Conditioning Temperature at Home?

We’re writing this on a day so humid that Pennsylvania feels more like Louisiana. Air conditioning is keeping us cool, but the world outside is grey, dreary and sticky. A few weeks earlier, a different story. Breezy, warm but not too hot, clear blue skies. The ideal summer day. Perfect summer weather like that is hard to come by. Continue Reading... Read More

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Common Springtime HVAC Problems

During the all-too-brief lull between the chill of late winter and the heat of summer, spring offers a little bit of a rest. You might find that you can spend a few weeks with the heat off, the windows open and your home full of fresh air. That doesn’t mean your heating and cooling system is off the hook. You might still encounter these springtime HVAC problems, which will need to be addressed if you want your air conditioning to function this summer. 1. Dirty air conditioner coils It’s easy for these coils – both internal and external – to become dirty. The… Read More

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Why This is the Best Time to Buy a New Air Conditioning System

Let’s face it: no one is buying an air conditioning system at the height of summer unless they’re really in dire straits. Either your old air conditioner is on its last legs, or you’ve decided you can’t deal with another August without central air. And if you’re forced into this position, you should expect to pay more for your system, as air conditioning companies and their products will be in high demand. So when is the best time to buy a new air conditioner? You might think winter, but that’s not a great time either. Most air conditioning companies… Read More

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What’s Lurking in Your HVAC System?

Getting ready to do some spring cleaning? Fewer things can make you feel revitalized after a long, cold winter like clearing out your garage or sprucing up your siding. And as you clean your home this spring, make sure your ductwork is on your to-do list. It’s a sure way to improve the air quality and make things safer for family members who suffer from allergies. Your ducts are “the lungs of the home,” as Mark Zarzeczny of the National Air Duct Cleaners Association put it in a WebMD article last year. And when your ducts can “breathe” properly, so can you. But… Read More

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When is it Time to Replace Your Air Conditioner?

Installing a new central air conditioner can be a major investment, but so can constantly having to repair and run an older, inefficient cooling system. But how do you know when it’s time to bite the bullet and get a new AC unit? Here are a few signs that should trigger the (figurative) “replace central air conditioner” alarm in your home. Continue Reading... Read More

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Don’t Make These Air Conditioning Purchase Mistakes

Let’s say you’ve decided to buy a new home. You meet with a real estate agent, you take the tour, you discuss prices. But you don’t ask any questions. You don’t wonder about local schools, zoning restrictions, or whether the neighbors throw wild parties. You just assume. If you’re saying, “I wouldn’t do that,” we’d be inclined to agree. Most people don’t make assumptions about important purchases like homes or cars. Yet when it comes to purchasing air conditioning – a vital component of your home – we see far too many clients making costly assumptions. Continue… Read More

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How Much Does It Cost to Install Central Air Conditioning?

Summer is just a few weeks away, but some parts of the country have already suffered through their share of 90 degree days. It’s around this time of year that people who don’t have central air conditioning start thinking about getting it installed. And if you’re one of those people, you might be wondering about the cost of installing central air conditioning. That’s only natural. Thinking “What will this cost us?” is part of any major purchase. Continue Reading... Read More

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Benefits of a Ductless Mini-Split Air Conditioner

Are you considering ductless air conditioning for your home? Maybe something along the lines of a ductless mini-split air conditioner? If that’s the case, here are a few things you should know: 1. You’ll get a flexible cooling method Traditional central air forces cooled air through ducts, a ductless system brings air directly into different zones of your home. These systems are made up of a small outdoor unit and a at least one indoor unit. You might see them referred to as split-systems or multi-split systems. Whatever their name, this cooling method gives home owners a cost-effective… Read More

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Unexpected Tips To Keep Your HVAC Costs Down

Pennsylvania is home to all types of weather given its continental climate. Unlike those who simply bask in the constant sun and 70 degree weather of Southern California, for better or worse, there are definitely four distinct seasons. The most extreme of these, summer and winter, bring challenges to those who like to stay comfortable in and around our homes, which is why it is imperative to make sure your heating and cooling systems are running at peak efficiency for when the most inclement weather actually does visit your area. Continue Reading... Read More

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