5 Ways to cut your Summer Cooling Costs

As summer approaches quicker than you might think, will your air conditioner be ready for the summer heat? Here are some tips to help you be prepared.

  1. Change the filters
    • One of the easiest forms of keeping your AC running smoothly. They should be replaced every month.
  2. Clean the condensation lines
    • The pipe that pulls water away from the AC can get clogged. Prevent it from being clogged to avoid a messy problem in the future.
  3. Clean the coils on the outside unit.
    • Make sure to disconnect power from the unit. Spray down the outside of the unit with a water hose. you can also use a commercial-grade AC cleaner from any hardware store.
  4. Remove debris around the outside unit.
    • Tall grass, leaves, and debris can block your unit from working efficiently. Consider removing anything that can block your unit.
  5. Check the ductwork for any leaks.
    • Start by checking for any small holes or separated pieces. if you find any, tape them up using duct tape. Leaks will make your HVAC system work harder. Hiring a professional air duct cleaning company, such as Dr. Ducts will ensure that your home is ready for the summer.