If you’ve noticed that the air conditioner in your Florence, South Carolina, home isn’t running as efficiently as you’d like, there are several ways to address the problem. Make your home more comfortable and lower your energy bills with a few simple tips to boost your air conditioner’s efficiency and keep your home cool during the hot summer months and beyond.
Swap Out Your Air Filter
Installing a new air filter is one of the simplest ways to improve the effectiveness of your air conditioning system. When your filter is clogged, your air conditioner will use more energy to circulate air in your home. Conversely, when air can flow through air ducts unimpeded, there is less strain on the system, which allows it to run more efficiently.
Schedule a Tune-Up
Calling an air-conditioning professional and requesting a tune-up for your system is another way to boost efficiency. A mechanical issue can make your system run less efficiently and is likely to get worse the longer it’s ignored. During a tune-up, a service professional can easily identify and repair any problems that are interfering with your air conditioner’s ability to sufficiently cool the air. Once these issues are addressed, you will enjoy a system with optimal, money-saving cooling power.
Don’t Let the Sunshine In
If the windows in your home are exposed to direct sunlight for the majority of the day, it can increase the indoor temperature of your house and cause your air conditioner to work harder. Shielding the inside of your home from sunlight is an easy, affordable way to improve your air conditioner’s efficiency.
To reduce the inside temperature, keep your curtains and blinds closed during the day to block sunlight from entering your house. With this easy assist, your air conditioner won’t need to work as hard.
If you’re interested in a tune-up for your air conditioner, call Air Solutions Heating and Cooling at 803-753-4830. We’ll fine-tune your system to make sure that it runs as efficiently as possible.
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