How can I increase the efficiency of my home’s cooling system?

 

AC QualityA home’s cooling unit becomes vital during the hot summer months. Families can see an increase in electricity costs if a cooling unit is not running at its highest potential. There are different things that homeowners can do to help not only with the costs of cooling a home during the summer, but also prolong the life of a cooling system overall. 

A cooling system is subject to a lot of dirt and dust during use. A system should be cleaned and serviced at the beginning of each season. Cleanings should be conducted by a cooling system professional and is very affordable. During the cleaning and servicing process, the unit is given an examination by professionals to determine if all parts are working properly. Small defects within an air conditioning unit can cause the entire machine to work inefficiently. Cleaning of duct work and filters also provides a cleaner and better air flow overall, which contributes greatly to how well an air conditioner unit will function.

In addition to cleaning and servicing, homeowners should also have chemical levels in the unit checked. Dangerous chemicals are used to assist an air conditioner unit cool air. If these chemicals are not at the right levels, the unit will work harder to cool the air, leaving families with higher electric bills and an overworked unit. Specially trained individuals will administer the addition of new chemicals into the system in a safe and hazard free way.

Overall, an air conditioning unit needs just as much attention as any other appliance in a family’s home. It provides a family with comfort during the summer, so doing everything to keep it running efficiently is not only important for this reason, but also for financial reasons. Ensuring that the unit is clean and dust free will help to keep the unit running at its highest potential for years to come.

Is your home in need of an AC check-up? Call Priced Right Heating and Cooling today at (913) 713-5911 for the best services in Overland Park!