How to Get the Most Out of Your AC System This Summer

Is your air conditioner not as efficient or effective as you want? Although there are many things you can do to boost its function, it’s prudent to find a solution that won’t break the bank. Here are the three inexpensive things you can do to get the most out of the AC system in your Lee County, VA, home:

Have Your AC System Serviced Regularly

Regular servicing of your air conditioner enhances its efficiency and increases its lifespan. That’s because it ensures that all its parts are in the best shape. Regular inspection allows professionals to identify potential problems in your air conditioner before they worsen. Moreover, after checking the system, the experts can recommend any necessary AC repairs.

Change Your AC Filters Regularly

Did you know that dirty or clogged filters can make your AC system consume more energy? This is because they may force the unit to work harder to meet your cooling needs. To avoid paying high energy bills, you should consider cleaning or changing your filters regularly. As a result, you’ll also help to maintain good indoor air quality.

Invest in a Programmable Thermostat

Are you still using an old manual thermostat? You can also save on your energy bills by investing in a programmable thermostat. You can program the device to cool or adjust your home’s temperature at certain times of the day in advance, reducing the amount of time your AC system runs.

Lower your energy bills by installing your thermostat away from heat sources, such as light fixtures, to keep it from sending the wrong signals to your AC system. Ask an expert for the best position to place your thermostat.

Are you ready to maximize cooling efficiency this summer? Call Mid Mountain Heating & Cooling today so that we can service your air conditioner and conduct any repairs as necessary.

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