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Staying Ahead of the Heat: A Guide to Air Conditioner Maintenance

As the summer months approach, maintaining your air conditioning system should be a top priority. Proper maintenance not only ensures your comfort but also extends the lifespan of your unit and reduces energy costs. Here are some essential tips for keeping your cool:

Regular Filter Changes

  • Replace or clean your air filters every 1-3 months, depending on usage.
  • Clogged filters restrict airflow, reducing efficiency and potentially damaging your system.

Professional Tune-Ups

  • Schedule annual tune-ups with a certified HVAC technician.
  • They will inspect, clean, and make necessary adjustments to ensure optimal performance.

Thermostat Settings

  • Set your thermostat at a comfortable temperature, typically between 72°F and 78°F.
  • Invest in a programmable or smart thermostat to automatically adjust settings based on your schedule.

Shade and Insulation

  • Use window coverings or plant trees to provide shade and reduce heat gain.
  • Proper insulation in your home can also reduce the load on your air conditioning system.

AC Repair and Replacement: When to Call the Professionals

Despite your best efforts, air conditioning systems may eventually require repairs or replacement. If you notice any of the following signs, it’s time to contact a reputable HVAC company like Centsible Heating & Air Conditioning:

  • Inadequate cooling or warm air blowing from vents
  • Strange noises or vibrations
  • Increased energy bills without apparent cause
  • Frequent breakdowns or repairs

With their expertise in AC service, repair, and installation, the professionals at Centsible Heating & Air Conditioning can ensure your comfort and peace of mind throughout the summer months in Griffith, Highland, Schererville, Munster, and surrounding areas.