There are many surprisingly low-cost ways to help boost your air conditioner’s performance in your Largo, Florida, home. From using window blinds and ceiling fans to getting your unit serviced you can manage comfort and still save. Take a look at these three great examples.
Close Your Blinds
Your windows offer the thinnest layer of protection from outdoor temperatures. The warmth that comes through your windows can combat the work of your air conditioner as it tries to keep your home at an even, cool temperature.
Using shades, blinds, or curtains to block out the sun during the hottest periods of the day, can help keep the cool factor in your home at a steady level. This will, in effect, help your AC to do its job.
Turn On Your Ceiling Fans
Ceiling fans do a great job of circulating air, creating a cooling effect, and making whoever is in the room feel even cooler. In the warmer months, make sure your fan is spinning counterclockwise so that it pushes the colder air downward — toward you. Just make sure to turn fans off when you leave the room so you don’t waste energy.
Get Your Air Conditioner Serviced
Servicing your air conditioner is a low-cost task that offers high value. A tuneup will make sure that your system is ready to tackle the hotter months ahead and that it’s operating at peak efficiency. Many things like a small refrigerant leak or some dust on your coils can eventually force your system to slow down and even stop running altogether.
If you need more advice about how to maximize your AC’s performance and want to know about our maintenance plans, give us a call today at 727-531-0496. Our United Air Conditioning service specialists will be happy to help you to make the right choices for your home.
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