Ductless Articles

Planning to Remodel? Go Ductless!

February 14, 2024
Planning to Remodel? Go Ductless! Relaxed young hispanic female homeowner sitting on huge comfortable couch, turning on air conditioner with remote controller, switching on cooler system, setting comfortable temperature in living room.

A ductless system, also known as a mini split, can add comfort to areas of your Virginia home where ductwork cannot reach. Whether you are remodeling or adding new living space, our team at Vailes Home Improvement Services is ready to assist.

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Going Ductless

June 16, 2023
Couple sitting on a couch using a laptop while they turn on their ductless unit with a remote.

Mini splits are an excellent option to explore if you want an alternative to traditional air conditioners, furnaces, or heat pumps. Going ductless is a smart investment that benefits your home long-term, potentially for decades.

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What Are The Benefits of Ductless Mini Splits?

June 16, 2023
Woman enjoying her new ductless mini split installed by Vailes Home Services in Waynesboro, VA.

Sometimes, a simple, elegant piece of technology can deliver more with less. Ductless mini splits are a triple threat—compact wall units that generate heating, cooling, and ventilation.

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Why Ductless Is the Way to Go

January 16, 2023
Image of a ductless system. Why Ductless Is the Way to Go.

A ductless system, or mini split, adds comfort to your home without the hassle of having to extend your ductwork.

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Let’s Talk About Mini-Splits: Three Ideal Applications

May 27, 2022
Blog Title: Let’s Talk About Mini-Splits: Three Ideal Applications Photo: Mini-Split Heat Pump Heating and Air Conditioning Unit

From basement remodels to home additions to home gyms, there’s no shortage of opportunities for a mini-split system to improve your home’s comfort.

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Mythbusters: Ductless Systems Require More Maintenance than Ducted

March 30, 2022
Cozy and Modern living room with a ductless unit.

The earliest ductless HVAC systems earned the reputation of being high-maintenance compared to their ducted conventional counterparts.

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Beat the Summer Heat with an All-Electric, Zoned System

July 30, 2021
Beat the Summer Heat with an All-Electric, Zoned System | Mitsubishi

The official start of summer brings visions of vacations, splashing in the pool, cookouts and relaxation to mind. For most of the country, sweet summertime also brings high temperatures and humidity, triggering the start of cooling season.

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When Is It Time for a Split-System AC Replacement?

July 23, 2021

Most split-system air conditioning (AC) units are designed to have a long lifespan of 15 to 20 years when well maintained. After that point, even if your system seems to be cooling your Staunton home, you may want to consider replacing it.

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What Is a Ductless AC?

April 12, 2021
What Is a Ductless AC? | AC Installation, Repair | Vailes | Staunton, VA

Ductless air conditioning (AC) systems can be the perfect answer for that room which is never quite cool enough or for that new addition you are building. It’s a low-maintenance and affordable option to upgrading to a newer air conditioning unit when more cooling is needed inside your Staunton home.

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Product Spotlight: Ceiling Cassettes

March 26, 2021
Product Spotlight: Ceiling Cassettes | Vailes Home Services | Waynesboro

When homeowners hear the phrase “ductless heat pump” a certain image may come to mind: the classic, wall-mounted indoor unit. These units are stylish and efficient, but often, homeowners and builders forget the full range of indoor unit options available to them.

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