Cooling Season Tips to prepare for Upcoming Hot Summer

Before the hot weather sets in you should have your HVAC system inspected by a licensed professional. A well-tuned system provides comfort and even temperatures throughout your house. As summer arrives, the demands on your system increase.

Why is a Spring HVAC maintenance program important?

Here are some major benefits why performing routine maintenance of your HVAC system is important.

Ensures that your home is safe and comfortable
Maintains your warranty
Makes sure your system is working properly
Can help reduce your energy bills
Can prevent costly repairs when problems are caught early
Protects your HVAC system and extends performance
What kind of summer HVAC maintenance can you as a homeowner do yourself?
Check for energy leaks around doors, windows and other openings and seal as necessary.
Make sure vents and ducts are clean and air is free to move.
Keep a record of maintenance and establish a regular annual schedule.
Use curtains and window coverings to keep cool air.
Check your thermostat to ensure it is working properly. For better energy savings, consider installing a programmable thermostat. Program for efficiency by increasing temperatures when the house is unoccupied during the day. An increase of 5 degrees for a few hours can make a significant difference in your summer energy bill.