Beat the Heat with these Proper Air Conditioning Methods

While there are many great things to love about Texas, there are also some things many of us would rather do without, and this especially includes the heat. Texas is one hot state, there’s no doubt about that. No matter where you are, it’s a rare day when the temperature is below seventy degrees, and on most days it’s more likely to be in the nineties somewhere. That said, air conditioning repair in Texas is pretty much a requirement, but not utilizing your air conditioner to the best of its abilities can be ineffective and probably cost you more than you would like to spend. AC Man knows the best methods of keeping your home clean, and we know how to fix inefficient AC systems as well.

The first thing to keep in mind when working with air conditioners is to understand that different size air conditioning units are more effective for different sized rooms. Having an air conditioner that is too large for a room will force you to spend more electricity than is even needed to cool it. Having one that is too small for a room will prevent the AC from cooling the room effectively. Knowing the dimensions of the rooms you want to cool will help you pick the ideal size for them.

There are many other ways to increase the efficiency of your air conditioning units as well. If you do stumble upon one of those rare cooler Texas days, you can turn to open windows instead of your AC unit. It’s also a good idea to start up AC units earlier in the day to cool an area before it gets as hot as it can, rather than try and work the AC at maximum power once the area is its hottest.

It also helps to reduce as much solar and outdoor heat as possible to reduce the workload for your AC unit. This includes drawing blinds and curtains, and you should avoid activities that generate a lot of heat, such as cooking, during the hottest hours of the day. The more heat is generated, the harder your air conditioner will have to work in cooling things down, and the more electricity you’ll end up using. Finally, don’t forget to clean your air filters on a consistent basis. A blocked air filter reduces the efficiency of your AC and makes it much harder for it to do its job.

Furthermore, the same can be said about repairs. A broken air conditioner, even if it is still functional, obviously does not operate at peak efficiency. For that reason, getting them repaired as soon as possible is often your best bet, not to mention much cheaper than buying a new unit. AC Man specializes in AC repair and can make your system operate as efficiently as it did when it was brand new. Whether it’s getting a new unit installed or an existing unit repaired, AC Man can handle all of your AC needs.

Written By Melissa Lewis