Nobody wants to be uncomfortable in their own home. But nobody wants to drain their budget just to keep their home comfortable, either. So, it’s a real problem when homeowners are forced to choose to between high energy bills and effective cooling. The good news is that the problem is definitely one with a solution. And no, we’re not going to tell you that you need to replace your entire air conditioning system. Thought that could definitely help boost efficiency in many cases.
Regardless, there are plenty of ways that you may cut down on energy costs without sacrificing your comfort. In many cases, the answer is as simple as dialing our number. If your dissatisfied with your air conditioner in Fort Wayne, IN, we’re the pros to call. Not only can we diagnose and fix existing problems. We can also help to avoid future problems from developing. So keep these tips in mind, and stop paying too much for the comfort you deserve!
1. Your System Isn’t the Right Size
We want to get this one out of the way first. Why? Because there really is not a fix to this other than replacing the system. That is why it is so important that you schedule your air conditioning installation with a skilled, trained professional. If your air conditioner is the right size for your home, you’re going to be paying too much to cool your home. Doesn’t matter if it’s too small or too large, either. Only a properly sized system is going to give you the efficiency and performance quality that you deserve.
2. Your Air Filter Is Dirty
That last one was kind of a bummer, we know. So let’s jump right over to a problem that is very simple to fix. So simple, in fact, that you don’t actually have to schedule professional services! If the air filter in your system is too dirty, then it is going to create too much airflow resistance. and when that happens, you wind up straining your system. It’s just hard to distribute conditioned air throughout the house. So if you notice your bills going up, and haven’t changed your air filter recently, that might be the case.
3. Your Thermostat Is Outdated
The thermostat is too often overlooked. If you’re using a really old, very basic thermostat, then there is no way that you are enjoying peak energy efficiency from your home cooling system. Upgrading your thermostat to a more advanced Wi-Fi or smart thermostat model can help you to achieve better efficiency—while improving your comfort, too!
4. Your Ducts Are Leaking
Duct testing and sealing is not the type of service that everyone gives much thought to. It should be, though. Think about it this way. If you are pumping air you’ve paid to cool through your house with a system of ducts, you probably want them to be airtight, right? Too often, that’s not the case. We can test your ducts and seal them up if necessary to increase energy efficiency.
5. Your System Needs a Tune-Up!
Routine air conditioning maintenance is, without exception, the best way to protect your system’s efficiency. And its performance quality. And its lifespan. So join our HomeSaver’s Club today!