Summer is in full swing, and vacations are all planned, whether you are heading out on a jet plane or packing for a road trip.
You want to make sure you tie up loose ends at home before heading out for summer vacation fun.
There are a couple of things one can do to their ac unit and settings to ensure your home will stay comfortable and efficient while away.
Change your filter
One thing you can do to ensure your ac unit will not break down or clog while away is to change your filter.
You should be changing your filter every 3 to 4 months already, but if you have not done so in a while, then before you head out of town is an excellent time to do it.
A clogged filter can jam the ac unit causing it to run more frequently or shut down and off altogether—a simple fix to avoid a big problem.
Setting your thermostat
If you live alone and do not own pets, turning your AC unit off while away on vacation can save you money. If you own pets, setting your thermostat at an away temperature about 78 degrees is ideally the best temp to leave it on.
There is no reason to leave your ac unit running while you are gone unless someone or pets will be staying in your home.
Better yet, if you invest in a smart thermostat, you can control the thermostat from your smartphone and dial-up or down your ac unit from the palm of your hand.
Overall, turning your AC unit off or up while gone is the most efficient way to manage your ac unit while you are gone.
Cleaning your Furnace and AC unit
Another way to ensure you won’t have any problems while you are away is to get a tune-up on your system.
Pure Air Solutions, LLC can complete a 21-point furnace and AC inspection to cover all the necessary working parts in your unit. An inspection will help keep repair costs down and keep your system running smoothly year-round. If you can catch an issue before they become issues or breakdowns will help your systems run better overall year-round.
Now, go out and have some fun this summer and enjoy your time with your family!
Keep on keeping cool!!
At Pure Air Solutions, LLC, we understand that it can be expensive to replace an air conditioning unit, so we offer several financing options that can make your next HVAC repair or installation even more affordable.