With spring over and summertime here, you’re probably already becoming more reliant on your Woodstock, GA, home’s HVAC system. Just because you have to use your HVAC system more during the hottest part of the year doesn’t mean that you can’t maintain your energy efficiency. Knowing how to efficiently keep your home comfortable is one of the most important parts of combating the scorching temperatures of summer in the south.
If you haven’t scheduled HVAC maintenance yet, it still worth it to get a tune-up before summer fully sets in. This maintenance ensures that your HVAC system is ready to operate at its best before the temperatures really start rising. A full system tune-up ensures that each part of your system is operating correctly and efficiently in the face of summer heat.
Check the Position of Your Thermostat
In order for your thermostat to provide accurate temperature readings, it shouldn’t be near any heat sources such as vents, windows and lights. If your thermostat thinks it’s hotter than it actually is in your home, it will tell your HVAC system to continue running. This increased running time will impact your monthly utility bills.
Check Your Airflow
Making sure that your home has proper airflow will increase your comfort and your HVAC system’s efficiency at the same time. Look around the outdoor unit of your system for debris that can block airflow into the system. Additionally, check inside your home for furniture and other items sitting in front of vents.
Without proper airflow, your system will work harder to get your home to the temperature you set on your thermostat. Ensuring that your system and your vents are clear of debris helps alleviate your HVAC system’s workload.
If your system needs any maintenance or repair work in order to efficiently keep your home comfortable, we have the answers you need. Call E. Smith today to find out about all of our HVAC services.
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