Comfort is important, but many families end up paying too much to keep their homes at their preferred temperature by keeping outdated HVAC systems that are not running efficiently. Here are some simple things you can do to save money and keep your system well maintained.
System Tune Up
Make sure your system is running efficiently with an air conditioning tune up. The best time to have your HVAC system serviced is before the summer or winter.
During the summertime, keep your shades and window coverings closed while you are away. Covering your windows will help to reduce the amount of heat from the sun that enters your home. During the winter months allow the sunlight into your home to warm it up naturally.
Seal Cooling Ducts
Sealing your home’s central air duct work in the attic can improve the airflow and increase HVAC efficiency by up to 20%. Airflow leakage often occurs in duct work which can be costing you money if it’s not sealed properly.
Update Your System
If your air conditioning system is over 10 years old, or is simply not doing the job, you should consider replacing it with a high-efficiency cooling system. Ike’s Air Conditioning will come to your home and provide a free consultation and estimate to help determine the most cost-effective option for you.
Replace Air Filters Regularly
For just a few bucks a month you can replace your home’s air filters. Clean filters help prevent dirt and dust from building up in the HVAC system. Dirty air filters can lead to early system failure and circulate dirty air throughout your home that is not good for your health. We suggest that your home’s air filter should be changed every three months.
Use a Programmable Thermostat
There is no reason to have your home’s heating or A/C system running all day when no one is home. A programmable thermostat will help you save money by not wasting electricity on heating and cooling costs when no one is home. You can program the thermostat to different temperatures for when you are at home and away to ensure that you are comfortable but also saving money.
Air Conditioning Services in San Antonio
Ike’s Air Conditioning offers a variety of heating and air conditioning services in the San Antonio, Texas area including:
- Air Conditioning Repairs
- Air Conditioning Tune Ups
- Air Conditioning Installation
- Expert Duct Work Replacement
- New Air Conditioning Systems
- Furnace Maintenance
- Furnace Repair
- Furnace Replacement
Schedule your AC repair estimate today by calling Ike’s Air Conditioning at (210) 680-1234