Just because the calendar tells us fall is here, doesn’t mean that you are finished using your air conditioner or cooling system in the near future. We’re in the time of year when everyone is in between AC and furnace usage, but when your air conditioner has already put in a lot of work during the summer, it still needs a little maintenance before you make the full switch to heating. Keeping on schedule with your air conditioner maintenance can make a large difference in the comfort of your home. That, as well as these other suggestions, can keep you comfortable until it finally gets chilly:
Raise your thermostat temperature.
Turning up your thermostat
temperature during this season of moderate outdoor temperatures can still keep you comfortable in your home. Turning off your air conditioner completely won’t save you energy in the long run, but instead it will just make it more difficult to turn your system back on when you need it again next fall. Setting your thermostat to an acceptable temperature is a good way to maintain a balance in your home as fall comes.
Clean around your outdoor unit.
The winter can leave extra debris and gunk by your outside unit, especially if there has been snow or high amounts of rain throughout the season. If you haven’t had the time to clean up your post-winter yard, at least ensure that the area around your system is clear. Debris can hamper air-flow for your air conditioner
, making your system to work harder than it needs to.
Keep up with air conditioner maintenance.
Annual service on your air conditioner is very important for the longevity of your system. Check in with our professionals at Scott Temperature and they will come inspect your system to assure that everything is working properly; the coils and filters are clean and that it made it through the winter intact. Our technicians will look for small problems too, making sure that nothing turns into a big problem toward the end of your air conditioner usage for the season.
You can reach us at 785-269-0465 to schedule your appointment, and keep your system working efficiently. Reduce your stress during the changing of the seasons!