In the summer, the heat and humidity may start to affect the comfort of your home. You will want your home to be cool and comfortable. This helps when the outdoor air can be warm and humid. You will want to make sure that the HVAC system is always operating the best that it can be. If there is an odd noise or sound coming from the air conditioner, you will want to make sure it is repaired as soon as possible.
Inspect the Filter
You will want to make sure that the filter is in the best condition possible. Dirt and dust can collect on it with time. When the air is re-circulated through the home, the filter is designed to capture these pollutants. If the filter is too clogged, it will decrease the efficiency of the unit. You will want to check the filter on a regular basis. When recommended, you should replace it. Anytime the filter is clogged significantly, make sure to replace the filter. We can also advise you on when the filter will need to be cleaned or replaced.
If you notice that the actual air temp is different than the set temperature on the thermostat, it can mean it is not efficient. Contact us and we can inspect the thermostat for you. Sometimes it is not connected properly, or the thermostat gives a false reading. By having is properly inspected, we can determine what the source of the issue might be. If a new thermostat is needed, we can also advise you on which one might be right for your home.
Besides the thermostat, we can also inspect the ductwork for any signs of damage or cracks. If there is damage, it can mean that the cold air that is produced will be starting to leaking out. The whole HVAC system and air conditioning unit will work more efficiently, with the maintenance that is done. If you are not sure how often this should be, make sure to contact us and we can set up and appointment.