When you think about the ‘Dog Days of Summer’ in Charlotte, chances are that you could find yourself daydreaming about a perfectly chilled home to arrive to when you walk in the door from work. Of course for some homeowners, the harsh reality is that they arrive home with a busted air conditioner and now must deal with an AC repair. So what can you do to get through those seemingly unending, sweltering days without maxing out your air conditioner?
- Lessen your use of appliances that create heat. Of course you can’t completely stop using your oven and stove, but being mindful of their uses may 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.
- 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 Charlotte, 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 unnecessary heat out.
- Use fans. While fans don’t actually alter air temperature, they do circulate air and help make certain your home is feeling comfortable. However, remember to 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 hottest days in Charlotte are ahead, Komfort Air is here to make sure that you can relax comfortably in your home. While AC repair can sometimes be difficult to avoid, there are tips you can employ to keep cool as summer slowly begins to wind-down. Give Komfort Air a call at 704-705-8135 or set up an appointment online if you have any questions about your air conditioner or how you can stay comfortable in Charlotte with the warm temperatures.