How to Avoid Expensive AC Repairs

August 18, 2015

When you think about the ‘Dog Days of Summer’ in Boise, chances are that you could find yourself dreaming about a perfectly chilled home to arrive to when you get inside from doing yardwork. Of course for some homeowners, the sad reality is that they arrive home with a broken air conditioner and now require an AC repair. So what can you do to get through those seemingly endless, steamy days without maxing out your air conditioner? 

  1. Lessen your use of appliances that make heat. Of course you can’t completely stop using your oven and stove, but being mindful of their uses might help more than you would think. Avoid using heat-generating appliances during the warmest parts of the day as your air conditioner will most likely already be working hard to keep your home cool.

  2. Keep your blinds and shades closed. Windows can let in a great deal of heat if your window coverings aren’t utilized, and considering the temperatures in Boise, your home can warm up very quickly. If you’re heading to work or are just out of the house for a few hours, make sure to keep your blinds and shades closed to keep any extra heat out.

  3. Take advantage of fans. While fans don’t actually change air temperature, they do circulate air and help make certain your home is feeling comfortable. However, ensure you turn fans off in rooms that aren’t being utilized since they don’t reduce the air temperature.

Even as it may seem like the warmest days in Boise are ahead, TML Service Experts is here to ensure that you can relax comfortably in your home. While AC repair can sometimes be tough to avoid, there are things you can do to keep cool as summer slowly begins to wind-down. Give TML Service Experts a call at 208-488-4892 or set up an appointment online if you have any questions about your air conditioner or how you can maintain your comfort in Boise with the steamy temperatures.

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