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Learning About Ductless Mini-Splits


What Are Ductless Mini-Splits?

Ductless Mini Split InstallationThe modern American home is one of luxury and relaxation. Hardly ever will you step into an American home in today’s world that doesn’t have an air conditioning unit of some sort. It doesn’t matter where you live; the summer months can be excessively hot, so it is essential to have some way to escape the heat every now and then. There are a few different types of AC units to choose from as well. Most people are familiar with what a central AC unit is, but not many people know there is another option. Ductless mini-split units are lovely for the homeowner that doesn’t need a central AC unit.


These units are smaller, but still, pack a punch when it comes to cooling down a home. Continue reading to learn more about ductless mini-split units and their benefits.

How to Fix a Ductless Mini-Split

Ductless mini-split air conditioning units are smaller than central AC units, and they don’t require large ductwork either. It uses an individual fan and evaporator unit for each room to cool the home down properly.

Just like anything else, ductless mini-split units breakdown. Some common reasons for repair are:

  • Higher electric bills than usual.
  • It doesn’t keep the room cool anymore.
  • The unit starts to make unusual noises.
  • Ice starts to form on the outside of the unit.

All of the above-stated problems are common and easily repaired when you call a professional as soon as possible. The longer you let it sit, the worse off it’ll be for your unit.

The Benefits of a Ductless Mini-Split

Benefits of a Ductless Mini Split


There are many different reasons people decide to go with ductless mini-split AC units rather than any other type of AC unit. There are also certain benefits of going with a ductless mini-split.

Some reasons for purchasing a mini-split are:

  • If you own a tiny-home
  • Energy efficient
  • Can easily be moved
  • Don’t take up a lot of space

Some benefits for purchasing a mini-split include:

  • Lower energy bill
  • Customizable temperature setting for each room
  • Helps to save the planet
  • Safer option
  • No energy loss due to ductwork

Caring For Your Mini-Split

Ductless Mini Split Maintenance


When it comes to caring for your HVAC system, the ductless mini-split unit is relatively easy in this department as well. All AC units require some maintenance every now and then. If you take care of your unit, it will likely last longer than anticipated and save you money along the way.

  • Clean the outside
  • Replace the filter
  • Turn it off every once in a while
  • Clean coil
  • Clean condenser
  • Clean pipes
  • Check for ice

These are all things you can do once a week or so to ensure your ductless mini-split is working efficiently. However, you should also have a professional come out once a year to give your unit some professional maintenance services. Only a professional will be able to spot an issue before it becomes a problem. They are trained to diagnose and replace problem parts sooner to keep you and your family safe.

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