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Do I need central air in San Francisco?

Thumbtack Editors

For some California coastal cities — like San Francisco — central air conditioning is rare. The city does not commonly experience high temperatures, and ocean breezes and fog keep the weather famously chilly. 

Still, the city does occasionally experience heat waves and record temperatures. If you want to ensure you’ll stay cool during the city's hottest days, air conditioning might be worth the cost. Contact San Francisco’s best HVAC pros to get free estimates and learn more about your options.

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