Is Your Longview, TX HVAC System Ready for Spring? These 5 Tips Can Help

March 9, 2012

With spring just around the corner, you are probably getting ready for warmer weather, fun outdoor activities, and maybe even some spring cleaning or home projects. As you prepare for warm-weather fun and possibly begin some outdoor projects, do not forget about your home’s air conditioning system. As the weather warms this spring, you will increase the use of the air conditioning in your Longview, TX home. These 5 steps will help you prepare your HVAC system for spring for optimal comfort.

Schedule a Seasonal Tune-Up
Our professional Longview, TX air conditioning service technicians can come out to tune-up your air conditioner before you begin using it regularly. Your system will run more efficiently after a preventative air conditioning service, and your chances of needing air conditioning service at a later date will be reduced.

Consider a Programmable Thermostat
If you do not have a programmable thermostat in your Longview, TX home, consider having one installed. You can use it to control the air conditioning system in your home so that your home remains a constant temperature, and you can set the temperature higher when you are not there to reduce the amount of time your air conditioning is running.

Change Your Air Filter
Be sure to check your air filter to see if it needs to be changed. After using the heat in your Longview, TX home during the winter, chances are the air filter is dirty and should be replaced. A new air filter will help your air conditioning system run more efficiently.

Insulate
Make small changes to increase your home’s efficiency by keeping the cool air in as much as possible. Install weather-stripping around windows and doors, install energy efficient window coverings, or even consider a larger change like having dual pane windows installed. If you need help with any of these tasks, our well-trained and knowledgeable technicians can assist you.

Consider a Replacement System
If your HVAC system is very old, it might be worth replacing the system with a new, efficient one. After having a new system installed by one of our technicians who performs air conditioning service and installation, you will enjoy lower cooling bills for years to come.

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