Staying comfortable in Raeford, North Carolina, isn’t always easy, especially when the weather starts to heat up. Fortunately, you don’t need to turn down the temperature to feel comfortable. From using a dehumidifier to upgrading the landscaping, try these four tricks to stay cool this spring and summer:
Use a Whole-Home Dehumidifier
While temperature makes a major impact on your comfort level, humidity is also an important factor, especially during the summer. Rather than constantly turning down the air conditioner, install a whole-home dehumidifier. This HVAC component pulls excess moisture from your home’s air supply. As a result, it helps you stay cool while saving energy.
Install a Smart Thermostat
Manual thermostats may be simple, but they aren’t always ideal for energy efficiency. To save energy, upgrade to a smart thermostat.
You can use a smart thermostat to set an energy-efficient cooling schedule. Many models also provide energy reports, so you can keep an eye on your energy consumption.
Schedule HVAC Maintenance
No matter how new your HVAC system is, it needs regular maintenance to operate efficiently. We recommend scheduling annual HVAC maintenance to ensure that your air conditioner runs smoothly while keeping your family as comfortable as possible. When you call our team for a tune-up, you can depend on us to:
- Inspect your HVAC system
- Recalibrate it as necessary
- Replace the filter to improve efficiency and comfort
Upgrade Your Landscaping
Changing your landscaping can have a big impact on your indoor comfort level. Consider planting trees that shade your home and lower your overall energy consumption. Shrubs, ground-cover and trellises with vines can also provide shade while cooling the air around your home. That means your landscaping choices can add beauty to your yard while helping to keep your family cool.
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