Let’s face it, the first time most people think of their home air conditioner is when they flip the thermostat to “cool.” But before the sweltering temperatures hit, it is a good idea to check out your system. With a few proactive steps, you won’t spend the first warm days with your head in the freezer to cool off. Because so many homeowners wait until they need their home air conditioner to see if it still works, you may find yourself at the end of the waiting list, waiting for a repair technician.
Why You Need To Inspect Home Air Conditioner
The condenser portion of your home air conditioner system, the part outside of your home, is typically exposed to the elements. Fall leaves, dust and pollen can accumulate on and around it. These can cause damage to the unit if not cleaned. To find step by step instructions on cleaning and inspecting the outdoor condenser portion of your home air conditioner system, log into your HomeNav account and select the “Feature Types” link under Homeowner Resources. There you will find many useful resources on maintaining your home air conditioner system.
Replacing Your Home Air Conditioner
If you find that it is necessary to replace your home air conditioner, HomeNav can help you. As technology advances, home air conditioner systems become more and more energy efficient The section of your HomeNav dashboard mentioned above will also direct you to useful information that will help you make educated choices when it comes to selecting the best home air conditioner system for your home. With advice and tips from sources such as Energy Star and other energy efficiency industry leaders, you will be able to feel assured that you are making informed decisions.
By staying ahead of the summer heat, your home can remain a comfortable and enjoyable place for you and your family. Keep cool and bring on summer!