How can you keep your house comfortable from this unbearable summer heat? The best thing you can do is keep you AC unit performing properly throughout the entire duration of summer. But how do you keep your AC performing properly? Read on, we’ve got 5 tips to help you stay cool and comfortable.
- Check Your Air Filter
Your air filter is your first line of defense from hot, dusty air. It’s vital to keep your air filter clean and regularly changed to keep the clean, cool air throughout your system. If your filter is clogged or dirty, air flow will be restricted and cause your AC to malfunction. Studies have shown that a dirty air filter can reduce AC efficiency by nearly 10%!
- Check Thermostat Batteries
We know, it can’t be that simple right? You’d be surprised! Sometimes the simplest solutions get overlooked, but this one can have a huge impact on your system’s performance.
- Check The Circuit Breaker
First locate you circuit breaker in the breaker box, then flip the switch on and off and see if your issue is fixed. Circuits can get messed up all the time so this can be a quick an easy fix if you know what to look for. If, however, you don’t notice any changes after flipping the switch, you might want to call an electrician to see if you have a more complex issue.
- Check The Coil On The Outside Of Your Machine
A well maintained condenser coil is crucial to having an efficient AC unit. It your coil is covered in debris like leaves or grass just take a hose and gently spray it all away. Just another great example of how important it is to keep your unit clean and maintained.
- Call Your Local TemperaturePro!
We’re here to help! Our certified technicians are always help to lend a helping hand and our services are fast, effective, and affordable. We’re proud of the work we do and hope to keep all of our customers cool and comfortable this Summer!