Get the Most Out of Your Air Conditioner

Cooling

Getting a new air conditioner for your home is a big investment, and of course you want to ensure you are getting the greatest benefit out of it with the Lexington weather. Usually, your air conditioner doesn’t need much of your time or attention, but there are always ways to improve. Follow these tips from Kelley Mechanical to maximize what you’re getting out of your air conditioner.

  1. The Right System for Your Home
    With all the air conditioner options out there, we can design a system that fits your needs and the size of your home properly. Kelley Mechanical can help you find the air conditioner that’s the perfect fit for your home by considering your square footage; how well your windows; walls and roof are insulated; and other factors.

  2. Use a Programmable Thermostat or Comfort Controls
    Utilizing a programmable thermostat can make it simple to control your comfort. Using a programmable thermostat, you can set a custom temperature schedule a week at a time. There’s no reason to worry about adjusting the temperature before or after work or before bed. More advanced options are also available like remotely adjusting the temperature using your phone, tablet or laptop. Comfort controls such as the iComfort® thermostat can perform advanced diagnostics on your air conditioner alerting you to any service needs.

  3. Help Your Air Conditioner Out
    You don’t need to make your air conditioner work harder than necessary. On a sunny day, keep the indoor heat from rising by closing the blinds and windows. When the weather cools down, open the windows so your air conditioner can get some downtime.

    Close the vents and doors of unoccupied rooms to let the cool air to where it’s needed. This will prevent making your air conditioner work harder than necessary, and cut down on unnecessary costs on your energy bills.

  4. Don’t Forget About Maintenance
    When buying a new car, most people follow the manufacturer’s recommendations on the frequency of oil changes and annual maintenance. You should do the same for your air conditioner to keep your investment functioning properly and efficiently. Spring is the ideal time in Lexington to schedule an appointment with a professional to inspect and maintain your air conditioner before the uncomfortable summer heat. If you have any questions, call Kelley Mechanical in Lexington at 859-209-3003.
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