AC and Furnace Replacement

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

Being a first-time homeowner is very exciting and possibly a little daunting, too. Between furnishing the home and the new responsibilities of owning a home, there’s likely a lot on your mind as you settle into your new house.

That’s why Stanford Heating & Cooling wants to offer some simple tips to ensure you have a grasp of your air conditioning system and how to keep it operating smoothly during the hotter months.

What do you need to know?

  1. Understand Your System—Review the equipment itself to understand the make and model of your air conditioner. This will be helpful if you have any concerns or problems, need to look up the manual or contact a technician for further help.
  2. Look at the Thermostat—One of the best ways to save money on your utility bills is to watch the temperature in your home and adjust when you will be gone. Some homes have programmable thermostats, which means you can set a schedule during the week and not worry about regularly adjusting the temps. If you don’t have a programmable thermostat, you may want to consider purchasing one.
  3. Find a Qualified Technician—Even if you don’t need service or repair immediately, it’s smart to have a technician or HVAC company chosen in case of an emergency. From regular maintenance to repairs, Stanford Heating & Cooling can help with all your air conditioner needs or questions.
  4. Remember the Air Filter—We understand life gets busy, so it’s helpful to set a reminder or make a note that your air filter should be swapped when it gets dirty. When an air filter becomes dirty, it makes your AC work harder which reduces efficiency and increases your energy costs.

If you’re in Bloomfield and have inquiries about your air conditioner or how you can improve the indoor comfort in your new home, our team can help. We have qualified, experienced technicians who can provide dependable service and chat about the best indoor comfort solutions for your home. If you want to learn more about your air conditioner and what you need to know, give us a call at 812-825-8695.

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