How to Help Your Air Conditioner Run More Efficiently

July 10, 2015

Air conditioners are arguably the most important asset of a home during the summer months. They offer comfort when the heat in Ocala is at its fieriest and helps keep your environment just like you like it. So how can you help your air conditioner run better?

The answer is first and foremost expert air conditioner service that includes a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee. And while we definitely wouldn’t debate the value of professional quality air conditioner service, there are a few things you can try yourself.

At Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning, we think it’s fantastic that you want to save money on your monthly heating and cooling costs, which is why we compiled this list for you to consider:

  • Switch out your home’s air filter. It’s possibly the most referenced homeowner task from heating and cooling companies, but it really does make a huge difference. Dirty air filters block air flow and make it tough for your air conditioner to do its job – which means your comfort isn’t its best.
  • Seal your home’s ducts. According to the folks at ENERGY STAR, many homes can lose between 20 and 30 percent of the air that passes through them as a result of duct leaks and other duct problems.
  • Open your vents. It’s a pretty common mistake among homeowners, but keeping rooms shut and vents shut in seldom used rooms doesn’t automatically mean you save money. Keeping all of your vents open helps the system perform its job because airflow isn’t being inhibited.
  • Air conditioner service. Professionals recommend that you schedule up air conditioner service with Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning. Any time you have air conditioner problems and your comfort is being jeopardized, call in the experts.

If you’ve checked all of these tips and you’re still running in to issues with your home’s heating and cooling system, it’s probably time for air conditioner service. Give Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning in Ocala a call at 352-414-4006 or set up an appointment online to get it taken care of.

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