Category: Cooling

Need Air Conditioning Services? Choose a Full-Service Contractor.

Need Air Conditioning Services? Choose a Full-Service Contractor. Once the warm weather arrives, it’s important to make sure your air conditioning system is in good working condition. Often, people install new AC systems in their home, and then just forget about them until a problem occurs. However, your air conditioning system needs TLC in order […]

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Ductless Mini-Splits vs. Central Air

Ductless Mini-Splits vs. Central Air Homeowners have many options when it comes to their HVAC systems. A traditional choice has been central air systems that include ductwork in the home. But if you’re looking into heating and cooling options for your house, you may wonder if you have other options available. Ductless mini-splits are rising […]

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Effects of Not Servicing Your HVAC Unit

6 Effects of Not Servicing Your HVAC Unit You rely on your HVAC unit for comfort during the hot summer months. An air-conditioned home is one of life’s pleasures, especially during the hottest central Pennsylvania days. You could enjoy your air conditioner for months or even years without any regular upkeep. But one day, when […]

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How Many Years Should an AC Unit Last?

How long do AC units last? If you ask this question of customers, manufacturers and contractors, you might get very different answers. In reality, many factors can impact the lifespan of an AC system, including: How many hours the unit is used Whether proper maintenance is provided Whether the AC unit has been exposed to […]

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What is R22 and How Does It Affect You?

What is R22? If your home’s air conditioning unit is more than 10 years old, there’s a good chance it uses R22, commonly known as “Freon.” R22 is an A/C refrigerant — a substance used for cooling in air conditioners— that was once widely used in air conditioning units in homes and businesses alike. But, […]

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Cost Savings Associated With Routine HVAC Maintenance

What are the Benefits of a Heating/Cooling System Tune-Up? The two main benefits of cooling and heating tune-ups include preventing sudden breakdowns and saving you money on an ongoing basis. Regular tune-ups ensure your home HVAC systems are running as efficiently as possible. The cumulative effect of taking care of little things — like tightening […]

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Tips for Controlling Your Home’s Humidity

Table of Contents Do You Have Excessive Humidity in Your Home? | Why Is Your House So Humid? | Benefits of Good Home Humidity Levels | How to Decrease Humidity in Your House | Things You Can Do Inside To Improve Humidity | Things You Can Do Outside To Improve Humidity Dealing with excessive humidity is not comfortable or […]

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A Guide to Seasonal HVAC Maintenance

Whether you are in the heat of summer or the dead of winter, a well-functioning HVAC system is essential for staying comfortable. Unfortunately, too many homeowners take their HVAC systems for granted, only addressing concerns when something goes wrong. That is a backward approach. It is less cost-effective and can have a big impact on […]

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When to Upgrade Your Air Conditioning or Heating System

Heating and cooling systems are an essential part of being a Central Pennsylvania homeowner. Considering the seasonal climates in the region — with both cold winters and summer heat — having an efficient HVAC system is crucial if you are going to live comfortably. However, many homeowners also take their HVAC systems for granted. As […]

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Keep Your House Cool On a Budget

Before you curse the name of summer, there’s easy relief in sight. We at Home Climates know how to slam the door on inescapable heat. We’ve laid out some simple tricks to keep your residence cool without freezing up your bank account. Air conditioning units can drain your wallet and make a racket. Don’t give […]

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