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2 Alternatives to Central Air Conditioning Systems

Monday, April 23rd, 2018

heating-repair-serviceSpring is usually the time when homeowners with old air conditioning systems look into replacement options, and while conventional centralized air conditioning systems are common in most homes, they’re not the only options out there. Some homes–especially older homes built before the advent of air conditioning–lack the ability to support the ducts that make central air conditioning possible. Others can support central air, but can’t be cooled as effectively with it as they might with an alternative system.

Any home looking at installing a new AC this spring, and which doesn’t believe that a centralized system is quite right, can explore alternative means of cooling. Two of them are discussed at length below.

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Installing a Ductless Air Conditioning System

Monday, April 9th, 2018

ductless-air-conditioningSummer weather will be here soon, and households that have struggled with staying cool and comfortable may want to consider a replacement. And if centralized air conditioning has been an issue–either because the home was built before the advent of ducts or because some architectural quirk prevents ducts from being installed–you might want to consider the advantages of a ductless air conditioning system. Installing one now could be the best decision you ever make.

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3 Things to Look for in a Heater Repair Service

Monday, March 12th, 2018

heating-system-upgradesLate winter tends to see more furnace and heater repair calls than other times of the year. Most homes have been running their heaters nonstop for months, and all of that wear and tear can add up. This is especially true in the case of older heating systems, which may be experiencing more problems than less worn systems at the end of heating season.

The weather is still far too cold to go without a heater, especially at night when temperatures really drop. The good news is that a number of heating repair services can be found in the area, giving homeowners options when it comes to getting the issue resolved. But which company makes for the best fit? Ultimately, only the homeowner can answer that question. However, there are some firm guidelines that can help point smart homeowners in the direction of a high-quality service. Three of the most important can be found below.

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Alternate Types of Heating System

Monday, January 15th, 2018

alternate-types-of-heatingWinter means cold temperatures, and this year looks to be one of the coldest on record. A quality heating system is an absolute must for every household in the area. However, while many homes in the area use stand-by systems like forced-air furnaces and boilers, they’re not the only systems available. Few people consider such alternatives, but while furnaces and boilers are inexpensive and effective, they don’t always make a good fit for every home. An understanding of other options can be extremely helpful when the time comes to install a new heating system in the home.

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The Benefits of Ductless Air Conditioning

Monday, April 24th, 2017

ductless-air-conditioningSpring typically sees a large uptick in the number of air conditioning replacement calls, as old systems wear out and new ones need to be put in before high temperatures kick in. Most homes in the area use central air conditioners, which generate cool air in a single location and blow it through the home with a system of ducts. But not every home can support such a system, especially those built before the advent of air conditioning. Other homes can support central air, but don’t benefit

But not every home can support such a system, especially those built before the advent of air conditioning. Other homes can support central air, but don’t benefit from it as much as they should, owing to architectural particulars or the specific inhabitants. 

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The Benefits of Ductless Mini-Split Systems

Monday, December 26th, 2016

Homes in the Rye, NY area typically rely on centralized heating systems such as forced-air furnaces, which generate hot air in a single locale before blowing it to the various rooms of the home via a series of ducts. The system is elegant and efficient, but it might not be possible in some homes, and might make a poor fit in others.

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