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When Should You Switch? Our Ductless HVAC FAQ

So, you’ve been searching online about ductless HVAC technology for a while and you’ve made up your mind. This type of system sounds awesome! You can’t wait to get your hands on a ductless mini split system so that you can brag about it to your neighbors and enjoy comfortable, versatile temperatures in your home.

The only problem is … when should you make the shift? After all, your central air conditioner still technically works, even though it leaves you uncomfortable on those really hot days and it drains way too much energy. Where’s the line between making an investment in a good replacement, and just indulging in your technological desires?

We’re here to answer those questions. There are some good signs that point to the right time to invest in an AC installation in Pine Bluff, and we’re going to touch on all of them.

Times to Switch to a New AC

If you’re looking for an excuse to switch over to a ductless HVAC system, then you’re in the right place. Read through our list for specific reasons to invest in a new system and make sure that you’re not just wasting money replacing a central AC unit that works perfectly fine!

Your Old System Needs to Be Replaced

First of all, if your old air conditioner or heating system is ancient and needs to be replaced, then that’s the perfect reason to invest in ductless technology. A ductless mini split system can absolutely be an upgrade for your old heating and cooling systems as long as you get it installed by a trained professional.

You’re Looking for an Energy Efficient Alternative

Ductless HVAC systems are incredibly energy efficient. Take a look at the SEER rating on the model that you’re looking at purchasing and you’ll be able to tell just how efficient they are. That means you’ll save money down the line on your energy bills if you invest in a ductless system.

This could be a very good reason to switch from your central AC system to a ductless system if you think there will be financial rewards in the form of energy saved.

You’re Renovating Your Home and Adding New Sections

Central heating and cooling systems don’t work very well with new home additions and renovations. They’re specifically sized for your house and when you start adding new areas that need to be kept at comfortable temperatures, all bets are off. This can be quite a conundrum to be stuck in.

However, your home is your sanctuary. If you want to add sections to it, then you should be able to! Ductless mini splits are perfect for new additions, and they can even be added to your home in addition to your old HVAC system to keep things as comfortable as possible.

Your Ducts Are in Bad Shape

We’re sure you noticed that they’re literally called “ductless” systems because they don’t use ducts! If you’ve got air ducts that are leaking, constantly dirty, or just making your home uncomfortable or energy inefficient, then that’s a great reason to upgrade to ductless technology.

Contact Nicholson’s Heating and Air Conditioning, Inc. to schedule the installation of your very own ductless system. Customer Satisfaction is our #1 Goal!

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