Summer is almost here, and for Lake Park, Florida, that means two things: heat and humidity. The impending rise in humidity means walking outside becomes more like lounging in a sauna than taking a leisurely stroll. So much of your life is spent running errands or sitting in an office; you need your home to feel like a sanctuary of comfort. Coming home should be all about putting your feet up to relax, not trading one sweat-box for another. You and your family deserve a comfortable living space. Here are a few ways you can make that dream a reality:
Schedule AC Maintenance
After a long winter of sitting idle, you need to have a professional inspect your AC unit and make sure everything is in working order. A service technician can make sure there aren’t leaks between your condenser and evaporator unit or in your refrigerant.
Check for Leaks Around Doors and Windows
Any gap in your envelope seal is bad. Check around all doors and windows for areas where conditioned air can escape. Not only does this let in dirt and allergens but also hot air, which makes your unit run longer and wear faster. In addition to helping you save money, sealing leaks can help improve your indoor air quality.
Upgrade Your Thermostat
A traditional thermostat is nothing more than a coil of heat-reactive metal attached to a mercury switch. When you turn the thermostat dial, you tilt the mercury and make contact with the circuit. The metal coils either expand with the heat or shrink with the cold until the mercury is level again. This kind of rig was effective 30 years ago, but now we have much better and more accurate digital solutions.
Your home should be your comfort castle, and your HVAC unit is a major contributor to that. Call the fast, friendly and helpful professionals at Mechanical Air Conditioning at 561-899-4587 today to boost your home’s comfort level.
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