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Tips to Get More from Your Central AC

woman-with-money-fanned-in-front-of-faceDo you have a central air conditioner here in Minneapolis? This is the fan-favorite way to cool your home here and across the country. Central air conditioners are reliable, efficient, and most importantly, effective enough to keep your cool in our muggy Minnesota heat. If you’re running your central air conditioner this summer and you notice that you’re having trouble keeping your air conditioning bill low while keeping your comfort high, we suggest that you try these tips.

You might not think of the way you run your air conditioner as a matter of right and wrong—more of a matter of preference. While this is true, there are some best practices for your air conditioner. We’ve compiled them below. If you ever need service for your central air conditioning in Minneapolis, MN, make sure you contact our team today.

Simple AC Efficiency Tips

Here are a few easy ways that you can get more from your air conditioning system:

Turn It Up

If we told you to turn your thermostat up in the middle of summer, you might look at us like we’re crazy, but trust us—we’re the experts. Turning your thermostat up by just a few degrees can help you save a lot on your energy bills. Most of the time, homeowners get a little overzealous with their temperature settings. You don’t have to set your thermostat to a low temperature like 60°F just because it’s hot outside. You can get comfortable a mild temperature of 72°F. Try this simple tip in your home to ensure that you can get the most from your air conditioner.

Schedule an Air Duct Cleaning

Maintenance is your front line of defense against a faulty air conditioning system. Your central air conditioning system can run into quite a bit of trouble because it relies on your ductwork. Ductwork can pose a threat to the efficiency levels of your home comfort because they can easily get clogged. Dust, dirt, grime, and various other debris can accumulate over time. These substances cake up in your ducts and can result in poor air quality, low air pressure, and ineffective air conditioning. Scheduling an air duct cleaning is the best way to keep your home free of air conditioning problems.

Schedule a Maintenance Appointment

The best possible thing that you can do in any circumstance with your air conditioning system is to schedule a maintenance appointment with our team. You need regular maintenance appointments with our team because it’s what’s going to keep your air conditioning system in pristine condition. If you go without maintenance, you’re only giving your air conditioning system an opportunity to develop covert problems that will rise to the surface when you’re least expecting it. Our maintenance is thorough. We clean every single component of your air conditioning system including the filters, fans, and refrigerant lines. You can trust us to ensure that your air conditioning system always stays in great shape.

Contact Residential Heating and Air Conditioning today to schedule an appointment for central air conditioning services today.

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