Help Beat The Heat & Save Money With Hobaica
It’s only April and already the temperature is getting hot! In our area, where you can easily hit 90 degree weather in spring, air conditioning is a must-have, not an option. And cranking your home’s AC all summer can be hard on your finances.
But how do you maximize your cool and minimize your costs? After 70 years in the industry, the professionals at Hobaica Services know all the best tips to keep comfort up and costs down, even during our hot Arizona weather. We are happy to share our top 5 ways to save on your home’s central air with you today!
1. Change Your Filter
Did you know that simply replacing your air filter regularly can save you up to 15% of your AC energy consumption costs? When air filters are not changed out regularly, they become clogged with dirt, dust and dander, blocking airflow for the entire house. Changing your filter and replacing it with a new one allows air to flow freely from your unit back into your home. When air can flow easily, your system will work better to cool your home. And when your system is working as it should, it leads, not only to cost savings on your power bill, but comfortable temps for you and your family!
Did you know that we have an air filter store online? Our service:
- Includes free delivery.
- Allows you the option to purchase multiple filters.
- Includes convenient auto delivery with discounts.
We invite you to check out our video below on the importance of changing your air filter.
2. AC Tune-Up Service
The number one way to keep your home’s air conditioning system functioning properly and running efficiently is with regular annual maintenance. This essential service keeps your system clean and tuned-up so it can run at its best. And when your system is running at its best, it is working effectively and efficiently.
Just a few ways that this service can benefit you include:
- Checking For Duct Leaks - We can determine if you are losing valuable air from your ductwork & fix any leaks or cracks if necessary.
- Inspecting Thermostat For Accuracy - If your thermostat is not working properly, you aren’t feeling very cool and comfortable. We’ll check to make sure that you and your thermostat don’t have your wires crossed!
- Tightening Connections, Checking Refrigerant Levels, and Lubricating Moving Parts - These important actions help keep your system in tip top shape as well as prevent costly repairs down the road.
3. Ceiling Fans
It’s kind of a no-brainer that fans help keep you cool. Moving air keeps the temperature in a room feeling more comfortable, which helps prevent you from feeling the need to turn down the thermostat. But you may not know just how much a ceiling fan can reduce dependence on your AC system.
Ceiling fans circulate the cool air that is coming from your vents, helping to lower the burden on your AC while keeping you cool. Some studies have estimated that a ceiling fan can lower a room’s cooling costs by as much as 8%.
So while you may have one or two fans in your home, it may be well worth it to get a few more ceiling fans installed, especially in rooms where you spend a lot of your time.
4. Smart Thermostat
A programmable thermostat is an amazing tool when it comes to cooling your home. It allows your system to work it's hardest only when it needs to, instead of cranking out cool air all the time even when no one is home to enjoy it. Comfort experts have long praised programmable thermostats as an energy saving tool essential in cutting power consumption and costs.
Thanks to advances in technology, programmable thermostats have gotten even better at determining when and when not to turn on the air. You can now control the temperature of your house through your smartphone or device, as well as keep tabs on your energy usage and receive advice on what temperature to set your system. With a programmable thermostat, it is estimated that you could save up to 10% on your cooling costs, making this device well worth the investment!
5. The Right Insulation
In the hottest summer months when your AC is working its hardest, would you leave your front door open & let out all that precious cool air? Of course not! However, if your home, particularly your attic, is not well insulated, you may be doing just that - allowing valuable air to escape right through the walls or ceiling.
A well-insulated house is an energy efficient house. Your air conditioner can work the way it should without having to overcompensate for all that lost climate-controlled air. And your home will stay cooler for longer, leaving you and your family nice and comfortable.
Hobaica Is Ready To Help Save You Money On Cooling!
Here at Hobaica, our expert technicians are ready to make this year your coolest and most cost-effective one yet! We offer a number of home comfort services that we can tailor to your needs. Just connect with us today and we are happy to advise you on how to best cool your home.
We Promise, You’ll Lika…. Hobaica!!!