Handling Your Home Air Conditioning Needs


By the time you're cooped up in your home breaking a sweat, you probably already wished that you would have called in the help of an air conditioning contractor. Rather than even letting it get to this, make sure that you stay ahead of the game with all of your air conditioning work. To this end, you'll need to regularly handle your AC maintenance, in addition to looking for ways to save money whenever possible. Follow these steps so that you're doing what is necessary for your HVAC system. 

Make sure that you have the newest and most effective air conditioning system that you can afford

There are plenty of steps that you can take to make sure you're getting the best from your air conditioning, but nothing is more effective than actually buying a new one when needed. On average, a new air conditioner costs about $1,800, but they can also reach prices upwards of about $6,000. 

When you buy a brand new air conditioner, you're less likely to need as much repair service. When talking to an air conditioning contractor about a new system, be sure to ask the following:

  • Does this air conditioner come with a warranty?
  • Is it Energy Star certified?
  • How long will it take to install?
  • How often do I have to get repair visits?
  • Which air conditioning type is suitable for the home that I own?

These sorts of questions will help you when you schedule a consultation with an air conditioning professional. 

Always look for ways to save some money on your home cooling

You will definitely want to use air conditioning maintenance as a way to save some money in your household. This is crucial because air conditioning uses the majority of energy in your house. When you use Energy Star certified equipment, you can reduce this energy use by 50 percent or more. 

Here are a few ways that you can reduce the amount of energy that your air conditioning system uses:

  • Access the timer or energy saving settings
  • Use an overhead fan instead, or crack a window
  • Ask your HVAC contractor about installing climate zones
  • Get your thermostat checked and fixed
  • Change your air conditioning filters on a monthly basis

If saving money appeals to you, then you will definitely want to stay on top of your air conditioning maintenance. 

Follow these steps to get the best out of your air conditioning.


10 August 2019

preparing your furnace for winter

I know it can be difficult to make yourself think about getting your furnace running when the skies are sunny and the temperatures are hovering around 90, but it is the best time for you to think about your heating system. Getting ahead of the winter preparation game will help to save on the cost of the repairs because the need for furnace maintenance is usually at a low during the fall season. This blog will show you what you can do to prepare your furnace for winter and when you should hire a professional HVAC technician to take care of it for you.