What recent homeowners need to learn about their air conditioner

If you’re a first-time homeowner, you’re probably quite excited. But the situation can be paralyzing as well, especially as you try to keep track of everything your house needs to stay in proper condition. It can look like it’s impossible to know you have everything covered. That’s where our team can help. When it comes to keeping your air conditioner in perfect order, here are a couple of the most common things you can look into to familiarize yourself with your system, which will help prepare your home for routine maintenance, as well as recognizing the situations that need the guidance of a licensed pro. Keep reading below to check them out!

Find out about your HVAC system

As you can imagine, knowing the basics of your AC is a logical way to start your journey. Find where the equipment is situated in your house, as well as a copy of the manual. You can go over all the core elements and their associated terminology, which will be helpful when you have to figure out any complications or damage to the equipment.

Remember that figuring out the basic components of your HVAC system isn’t a replacement for a licensed professional, so keep an eye on things and tell us when it’s time for the specialists to handle it.

Fine-tune your thermostat

If you’re hoping to save some additional money on the weekends, change your thermostat to settings closer to the weather outside. Updated models include many programmable choices that offer more control over your home’s temperature than ever before. You can make the thermostat to only operate heating or cooling when you’re home and present to enjoy it, so that when you’re off on business or a deserved vacation, your thermostat is keeping energy costs cheaper. Every degree counts!

Don’t forget about the air filter

With all the other parts of your AC to look after, it’s easy to forget to maintain your air filter as well. But it’s a critical, monthly project that can save you quite a bit of time and money as time goes by.

When you spruce or change your filter every month or so, it stays free from debris and is checked more often for normal wear. If you want to work on it yourself, go ahead, but don’t hesitate to schedule a technician for the peace of mind that your inspection was complete and accurate. With our help, you can diminish the prospect of your HVAC malfuctioning, and keep those air filters clear.

Work with a qualified technician

If you’re able to head into your newly purchased home without any trained help for your air conditioner, that’s great to hear. But it’s a regrettable reality about home ownership that eventually, a problem will arise that you can’t and shouldn’t fix by yourself. When that happens, we hope you’ll keep us in mind for repair, maintenance, and even installation. Our expert staff can help you with all the most common problems that befall your heating and cooling equipment, in a quick way that helps your bottom line.

We know that your comfort is a significant part of enjoying home ownership. That’s why our team will work with you to keep your AC system in peak condition, with the highest quality service and experience. Give us a call to schedule an appointment, browse our current offers, or just get useful information about how we’re the correct choice when it comes to home comfort.

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