How To Find The Best Temperature For Your Thermostat This Summer

Deciding on the best temperature to set your air conditioner to can be a real process. It gets especially complicated when you have several people living in the home. But, the temperature on your air conditioner’s thermostat has a serious impact on your power bill. Here are some ways that will help you decide on the best temperature for your home: Energy Star recommends that you set your thermostat for 78 degrees. This is thought to be a comfortable temperature for most people and an energ...

How To Improve Indoor Air Quality This Summer

Summer can be especially difficult for people with seasonal allergies. The humidity in the air gets higher during the hot months and allergens are trapped in the air. If you suffer from seasonal allergies, you are at the mercy of the outdoor air quality when you leave your home. However, inside of your home you can improve the quality of the air by following these simple tips: Air filter. Change the filter on your air conditioner one time per month and purchase a high-quality filter. Because ...

3 Common Air Conditioning Malfunctions

Now that the spring weather is beginning to heat up and will soon give way to the summer, some of us have already turned on the air conditioner once or twice. Hopefully, when you turned on your A/C it worked properly and your home was kept at a comfortable temperature. However, for some folks this isn’t the case. Air conditioning breakdowns always seem to come at the most inconvenient of times. Here are some of the more common breakdowns to expect from your air conditioning unit: The system d...

Tips For Keeping Cool On A Budget

With rising energy costs the power bill is top of every homeowner’s mind. In fact, it is estimated that Americans will pay more than $22 billion this year in air conditioning bills alone. With all of that money going out the window – here are some tips for keeping your home cool this summer: The right size. When you are shopping for a new air conditioning unit, make sure to keep in mind what size you need. If you buy a unit that is too small, it will have to work extra hard to keep the area c...