The dipping temperatures in West Valley City aren’t going anywhere, and while it’s not hard to dream about the warmer weather, it’s important to remember that you can remain just as comfortable during cooler months. Of course, your air conditioner plays a huge role in this, which is why it’s so crucial to keep up with annual air conditioner service.
We do have to note that there aren’t many things that will provide as much to your comfort during these months as a well-tuned air conditioner. That’s why air conditioner service is recommended be scheduled annually. After all, who wants to spend these chilly months not knowing if their air conditioner is going to keep them covered the entire time?
Already check off your annual air conditioner service? Here are a few other tasks you can do to help keep your home comfortable:
- Energy audit — many energy companies will provide an energy audit for your home so you can identify areas that need addressed. You may be surprised what areas are allowing hot or cold air to get out.
- Weatherstripping — regardless of the door’s location, doors allow the opportunity for a lot of warm air to make it’s way inside your home. However, when your door is shut, you can still have air making its way inside. Check to see if your weatherstripping is in working-order or if it’s worn, torn, or damaged in any other way that could be permitting cold air inside. If you find any concerns, weatherstripping is easy to switch out and may take care of the problem.
- Recessed lighting — one of the most common areas for air leaks may be your recessed lighting. Depending on how old your lights are, they could be letting all the hot air in your home sneak out through your ceiling. Fixing this is as simple as sealing it with caulk or aluminum tape.
These handful tips are just a place to start, but do note that there are other simple fixes you can complete once you’ve had annual air conditioner service completed. Many of them can be cost-effective and easy jobs to accomplish on the weekend. However, if you still need to arrange air conditioner service, give the experts at Select Comfort Systems Heating & Air Conditioning a call at 801-305-4777 or set up an appointment with us online.