Summer weather extremes have already arrived. Warm weather raced in, not only to the Northeast this season, but abroad as well. Europe’s sweltering heat wave at the end of June raised average global temperatures 0.2 degrees F to record highs for the month, leaving many looking for relief. Is your home air conditioning system up to the task of keeping your family cool and safe in the event of summer weather extremes? Stay cool without sending your energy dollars up in smoke with these tips from your local air conditioning service company.
Before the mercury rises, putting your system under stress, start the season off right with routine professional HVAC system maintenance. Proactive maintenance can help you avoid unexpected shutdowns and the need for HVAC emergency repair, identifying issues before they leave your family sweating. This is especially important for systems 10-years old or more. A professional HVAC service pro can address tasks that you cannot, including:
You and your family must also perform some maintenance. These tasks are simple but essential to helping your system keep up with the demands of summer AC use:
Today’s smart programmable thermostat models need minimal input from you to keep your family comfortable while helping you lower your monthly energy bills. They pay for themselves quickly, saving you $200 or more annually when properly used. Learn more about top smart thermostat options and how they can benefit you.
Seal leaks surrounding windows and doors, outlets and plumbing fixtures with weather stripping, spray foam, and caulk to keep cool, conditioned air within the home. Ensure ductwork is properly connected, sealed, and insulated in unconditioned attics/crawlspaces. Up to 30% of conditioned air can be lost via duct leakage.
Don’t sweat summer air conditioning bills. Stay cool with the help of the affordable air conditioning service & repair from H & H Heating & Air Conditioning today.