Tips to Stay Cool on Hot Days
Summer is quickly approaching and that means the sweltering heat will begin to pick up. As temperatures rise, you may be researching ways to keep your home cool during the warmest months of the year.
Well, you’ve come to the right place! Read these tips from our experts here at Moody Heating & Air Conditioning to lower your home’s temperature any time of the year.
1. Change Light Bulbs
If you can, switch to LED light bulbs. LED bulbs produce 70 percent less heat than regular bulbs and are more energy-efficient, saving you money in the long run.
2. Turn on the Fan
A great way to save energy and keep air circulating inside your home is by turning on your ceiling fans. Open a window and allow fans to push hot air out or bring cool air in.
You can create cold air by sitting a big bowl filled with ice in front of a simple standing fan. This is called a frozen fan and it will cool down air enough to lower the temperature inside whatever room it’s in.
3. Block the Sun
Direct sunlight produces a lot of heat through windows, resulting in your home feeling warmer than it should. Invest in sun-blocking curtains and shades to keep the sun’s light from making your home’s temperature rise.
Blocking out the sun to keep your home cool also assists with energy efficiency, because your AC isn’t working as hard to produce cold air.
4. Check on Your AC Unit
There’s a saying that goes, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix, right?” Wrong. Don’t wait until your home’s AC unit fails before you try to get it maintained or fixed.
During months when the weather is hot, your AC works hard to produce cold air — even if it’s clogged with dirt and grime. Going too long between AC checkups will eventually cost you in the long run in electricity bills and replacing your unit.
Contact Your Local Wichita HVAC Experts
Don’t wait too late to give your AC unit proper maintenance. Our experts are ready to take care of all of your air conditioning needs and help you beat the heat!
Call us to schedule an appointment at (316) 444-1019 today!