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HVAC Maintenance Tips for Homeowners: Sealing Your Home

HVAC Maintenance TipsEnergy efficiency is the name of the game. Homeowners everywhere are trying save money this summer by making their HVAC systems and their homes as energy efficient as possible. But how? What can you do to ensure you are getting the most out of every dollar you spend on cooling this summer?

HVAC Maintenance Tips for Homeowners

Last week, we explained the importance of regularly changing your air filter. This week, we are going to focus on another aspect of energy efficiency: Sealing Your Home. As summer approaches, it will become more and more difficult to keep your home cool, but it doesn’t have to be that way. There are several quick steps you can take, as a homeowner, to ensure your home is as energy efficient as possible.

  1. Insulation: One of the easiest ways to improve the energy efficiency of your home is to make sure it is properly insulated. The right amount of insulation can go a long way to make your home much more energy efficient and comfortable.
  2. Seal Doors and Windows: Drafts can cost you money. This is why it is so important to seal your windows and doors.
  3. Seal Recessed Lighting: When recessed lighting is installed, many times there are gaps in the attic space, gaps with insufficient insulation. Because of this, recessed lights are often a source of air leaks. By sealing the cracks around recessed lights, you can help make your home that much more energy efficient.

Professional HVAC Maintenance from Fresh Air Concepts

Lack of proper, professional maintenance is one of the leading causes of malfunctioning equipment and high energy bills. This is why Fresh Air Concepts has designed several maintenance plans to help increase the energy efficiency of your system and extend its useful life.

If you have any questions about Professional HVAC Maintenance from Fresh Air Concepts, please contact us by calling 1-800-708-4FAC or click here today! We specialize in Heating, Air Conditioning, and Air Purification in both residential and commercial applications for the central Maryland Area.

Fresh Air Concepts’ mission is simple… “To Be Your HVAC Contractor of Choice for All of Your Maryland Indoor Heating, Air Conditioning, and Air Purification Quality Needs”

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