This summer, is your HVAC system in Greenville, NC ready for the rest of this year? Summer is the perfect time to make sure your system is up to date for the stormy months ahead. With that in mind, we’ve assembled this handy guide with what you can do this Summer.
Prioritizing Duct Repair
A spring maintenance visit make sure you have a comfortable Summer season. If you haven’t updated and made sure you have the right refridgerant, you run the risk of a not-so-cool home and potential compressor damage. To learn what you should have updated in spring, check out our guide. For Summer, a great thing to do is boost the efficiency of your ducts. That’s why you should make sure to do the following this season.
- Seal Your Ducts
- Seal Grills and Registers
- Seal Furnace and Filter Slots
- Insulate Ducts in Unfinished Areas
- Straightening Flexible Ducts
Just doing some regular duct maintenance can keep your HVAC unit in Greenville, NC running smoothly all year long.
Summer HVAC Tips
Beyond getting your ducts up to date, there are some other things you can do around your home to make sure your cooling is as efficient as possible. Go through the list below for some tips on a more efficient up in the upcoming months.
- Adjust Your Programmable Thermostat Seasonally
- Make Sure Your Ceiling Fan is Set Counterclockwise to Cool the Room
When it comes to your thermostat, also make sure to maintain set points for at least 8 hours. Set your thermostat back 7-10 degrees for 8 hour periods to save up to 10% a year on heating and cooling.
Need More Help?
To be totally prepared this Summer, the best thing you can do is call us for a seasonal tune up. To learn more about what a tune up can do for your system, check out this blog post.
For more than two decades, Carolina Heating & Air Conditioning has provided quality heating and cooling services throughout Pitt and Beaufort Counties. We offer reliable HVAC maintenance in Greenville, NC and Washington, NC services, products, and installations for homes and businesses in our community. If you’re ready to get started, contact us today.