The area can get quite hot and muggy at different times throughout the year, making air conditioning repair something that you should be relatively familiar with. One thing that makes air conditioners break down in environments where they are needed is too much strain being put on them at all times. This comes from people running air conditioners at full blast to keep their houses cool, when they could be doing other things within the house at self to put less strain on the air conditioner itself. Below are a few tips on how to keep the cool air inside the house and the hot air outside, thereby forcing you to use your air conditioner less and making air conditioning repair something you don’t have to look into nearly as often.

Insulate Better

Cold air leaks out and hot air leaks in due to bad insulation in a home. So if your house is lacking in insulation, consider having more installed, particularly in rooms where you have a window unit or where vents from the central air system feed into the home. The cost of having AC repair experts come to your home will far exceed the cost of better insulating your home from the start.

Tint or Shade Your Windows

A tremendous amount of hot air comes in and cool air goes out of windows, as temperature is easily transferred through panes of glass. One way to slow this transfer is to slightly tint the windows in your home and also get blinds or shades over them, which will reflect the sun from coming in and keep the cool air from going out. Creating this temperature shift will help you to use your air conditioner less frequently and keep it from breaking down as often.

Get Fans

Fans will help to keep air circulating during cooler times of the day, like at night, and put less strain on your air conditioner, so that it doesn’t have to run all the time.

Of course, air conditioners could still break down at times even if you follow these tips, but it will be less often. If so, call the air conditioning repair experts at Del-Air.

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We are so grateful that Del-Air took care of us. It was an easy initial call. They ran routine service/maintenance. In that appointment, Raymond showed us areas in our air units that needed addressing. He took his time and made sure he made a thorough inspection of all the equipment. And what a nice gentleman. We…

Corie L.

Sanford, FL

This was my first experience with Del-Air and they were prompt, professional, and knowledgeable. They were able to get me in on the same day for a maintenance visit, which I wasn’t expecting but very much appreciated. The office staff was pleasant and so was the technician that came out to service my air conditioners. Thanks…

Kenya D.

Davenport, FL

Called at 9pm and they were at our house the next day at 9am. Thorough evaluation , great communication, and fixed our problem without a hard upsell for a whole new unit I. Honest service and I have great confidence with this company moving forward.

Matt G.

Jacksonville, FL

This is our second house using Del-Air and the value and service is why we come back. Our tech Reggie was fabulous! Above and beyond service, super nice, professional and thorough!

Suzanne S.

Tampa, FL

I have been using Del-Air for our home a/c concerns since purchasing our home 8-yrs ago. They have been and remain top- notch.

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Sarasota, FL