Your air conditioner has had a lot of work to do this summer and we still have more hot weather to go. Just because the date on the calendar has moved over to fall doesn’t mean you’re through with your AC for the season. Staying on top of annual AC maintenance, while also following a couple other pointers, can help you maintain your air conditioner while remaining cozy too.
Clean Around Your Outdoor Unit
Debris can build up around your outside unit, especially during the fall. When it comes time to rake up the leaves in your yard, make sure to rake up the leaves and debris around your air conditioner. Debris can hinder air flow, causing your system to work harder and wear down sooner. We want your air conditioner to last as long as it can.
Raise the Temperature on Your Thermostat
Have your thermostat set at the highest temperature you can while still staying cozy. Whenever possible, use other cooling methods such as fans. The lower you set your thermostat
, the harder your system will have to work to get to that temperature. You may think turning your unit off completely will save on energy and help your system, but that creates more work for it to make up when you flip it back on. It will have to work harder for a longer amount of time, which is something else that could lead to early system failure.
Keep Up With AC Maintenance
Keeping a well-maintained system with regular, annual AC maintenance
is so important. Our technicians will look at your air conditioner thoroughly and make sure the electric is working as it should, the coils and filters are clean and so much more. We take a close look to catch small problems before they become major breakdowns and turn in to an AC repair
appointment. Keeping cool and cozy in your own home isn’t something you should have to worry about, and with our annual AC maintenance you don’t have to worry. Give us a call at 256-270-1196 to set both your mind and system at ease. We look forward to working with you.