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

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As a first-time homebuyer, you’re beginning to get settled in your new home. There are likely a lot of items on your to-do list, from buying furniture to tackling the landscape.

Owning your first home is exciting! Don’t let that excitement distract you from understanding how the components in your home works—including your HVAC system. If you’re moving in during the hot, summer months, you’ll want to pay special attention to your air conditioner. This will help be sure you stay comfortable in your new home through the warmer temps.

So, what do you need to know?

  1. Identify Your System—Make sure you are aware of the make and model of your system. This should be indicated on the equipment itself. It will be helpful if you need to reach out to a professional for repair, routine maintenance or general concerns.
  2. Get to Know the Thermostat—When it comes to keeping indoor comfort and watching energy costs, your thermostat can be a great tool. Take the time to review your thermostat to understand where you can gain efficiencies—such as programmable thermostats that allow you to adjust the temperature even when you are gone.
  3. Find a Reputable HVAC Company—Ongoing maintenance is critical to making sure your air conditioner continues to work properly and identify any issues before they become costlier to fix. True Heating & Cooling in Westminster can provide you with the service that you need, and discuss some tips on efficiency and how to enhance indoor air quality and home comfort.
  4. Don’t Forget Your Filter—Outside of ongoing maintenance, one of the best ways to keep your air conditioner running efficiently is to exchange the air filter. Air filters are usually located in the blower compartment of your furnace, in an attached filter case or in a wall-mounted return air grille.

If you have any questions about your air conditioner or concerns about the air quality or comfort levels in your home, give True Heating & Cooling a call at 720-316-1898. If the air conditioner in your home is older and not keeping up, we can show you the wide choices of air conditioners available and find one that meets your needs and budget. And if all you are looking for is routine maintenance, we’re here for you, too.

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