DIY fixes for AC unit can save energy and money

Your air conditioning system requires proper care, to  prolong its life as well as help you save energy and money. In a perfect world, you would be able to take your AC to an expert whenever it needs to be serviced, when that is not an option there are a few things you can do yourself, which may make a huge difference in the long run.

It is important to change your filters frequently. This will maintain the quality and cleanliness of the air you breathe inside your home trapping dust and dander.  It is also recommended to caulk or seal the tiny gaps between the junction box and the wall. Sealing all these outlets can make the difference and save you energy. Another thing you can do to help save energy is to set your thermostat to the highest comfortable temperature during the summer months.

Finally, it is important to have your air conditioning system serviced by a technician, they will be able to find small problems the unit may have and fix it, before they become bigger issues.