What do new homeowners need to know about their air conditioner?

Cooling

Being a first-time homeowner is really exciting and likely a little daunting, too. Between furnishing the space and the new responsibilities of owning a home, there’s likely a lot on your mind as you settle into your new house.

That’s why Von Deylen Plumbing & Heating Inc. wants to provide some simple tips to make sure you understand your air conditioning system and how to keep it running smoothly during the hotter months.

What do you need to know?

  1. Understand Your System—Take a look at the equipment itself to know the make and model of your air conditioner. This will be beneficial if you have any concerns or issues, need to look up the manual or reach out to a technician for further help.
  2. Look at the Thermostat—One of the best ways to save money on your utility bills is to watch the temperature in your home and adjust when you will be gone. Some homes have programmable thermostats, which means you can set a schedule during the week and not worry about always adjusting the temps. If you don’t have a programmable thermostat, you may want to consider purchasing one.
  3. Find a Qualified Technician—Even if you don’t need service or repair right away, it’s smart to have a technician or HVAC company identified in case of an emergency. From ongoing maintenance to repairs, Von Deylen Plumbing & Heating Inc. can help with all your air conditioner needs or questions.
  4. Remember the Air Filter—We know life gets busy, so it’s beneficial to set a reminder or make a note that your air filter should be traded when it gets dirty. When an air filter becomes dirty, it makes your cooling system work harder which reduces efficiency and increases your energy costs.

If you’re in Napoleon and Northwest Ohio and have questions about your air conditioner or how you can improve the indoor comfort in your new home, we can help. We have qualified, experienced technicians who can provide dependable service and chat about the best indoor comfort solutions for your home. If you want to learn more about your air conditioner and what you need to know, contact us at 419-592-4756 or book an appointment online.

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