With summer comes heat and humidity that will make being outside uncomfortable. Having the home cool and comfortable will be important for your health and comfort level. Being out in the heat too long can increase your chance of heatstroke and becoming ill. When the weather and temperatures are hot, it is best to come into the home to cool down. In order to do that, the air conditioner must be working efficiently. Always remember to notice any signs of issues or problems with it. Any odd noises or sounds should always be taken seriously. If they are ignored, they will become worse and cause further issues in the long run.
Summer and Allergies
If anyone in your home suffers from allergies or asthma, having an air conditioner that works properly is important. This will help to circulate fresh air around the home so that the air does not become stale. It also reduces the number of allergens and contaminants that can build up over time. The fresh cool air will help make it easier to breathe. If the air quality is poor, then it will be uncomfortable being in the home. Some signs can be if your eyes, throat, or nose are irritated and scratchy. If you are allergic to mold and mildew, the symptoms will be worse.
Remember to change the filter on a regular basis for your HVAC system. This will capture dirt and dust particles that are in the air. Then they will be removed as the rest of the air is circulated back through your HVAC system. Based on the recommended schedule, make sure that the filter is changed. Over time, it can clog up with the dust and dirt. It will reduce the airflow going through the system as well. If you are not sure when the filter should be changed, make sure to contact us and we can advise you.