Save Money By Prepping Your HVAC System For Spring
When the warm weather finally hits Texas, the last thing you want to worry about is your HVAC unit. The heat in Texas can sometimes be brutal and you rely heavily on your HVAC system to keep your home and your family cool. There’s not much worse than a warm house an overheated kids. A properly functioning HVAC system is essential to keep you comfortable during the springtime and all the way to summer. Here are 5 tips you can follow to save money by prepping your HVAC system for spring:
Check Your Air Filters
Your air filters not only helps protect you from breathing in allergens, but they also protect your HVAC equipment from accumulating dust and debris. Your HVAC filters should be checked every month for cleanliness and replaced regularly. Be sure to check your air filters before you start using your HVAC system in spring and replace them with fresh new clean ones.
Schedule a Tuneup
Preventative maintenance is the best way to not only make sure your system is operating at peak performance when you need it most, but it can also save you a lot of money down the road. Here at Kingwood Air Repair, we offer convenient-for-you maintenance checks and tuneups to ensure that your HVAC system is working properly. A well-maintained cooling system lasts longer and needs fewer repairs than a system that is neglected.
Seal and Insulate Air Ducts
If you have leaks in your air ducts, it can impede the efficiency of your cooling system by as much as 25 percent. During your regularly scheduled maintenance check, your air ducts should be checked for leaks. If leaks are fond, sealing and insulating your ducks is an affordable solution. This solution will create a better air distribution system and will lower your energy costs.
A Programmable Thermostat
When the temperature increases, it can be very tempting to leave your cooling system running while you are out of the house to keep it cool for when you return. However, that can become expensive real quick. Installing a programmable thermostat offers a more affordable solution by allowing you to program your HVAC system to cool your house according to your family’s schedule. There are some models that even allow you to interface with your HVAC system from your mobile device.
Consider a Replacement
If your HVAC system is over 10 years old, is need of expensive repairs, or just isn’t producing the comfort level you desire, replacing your system is a viable solution. Updated modern HVAC systems are up to 50 percent more efficient and will lower your energy costs immensely. For more tips on how to save money by prepping your HVAC system contact Kingwood Air Repair today at 281-441-4500.