Top Tips for Keeping Your Home Cool During Hot Weather

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February 15, 2023

Top Tips for Keeping Your Home Cool During Hot Weather

It will soon be summertime in Raleigh, NC, and the living will be hot, hot, hot. With temperatures climbing every day, it’s important to make sure your home stays cool and comfortable during the summer months. Here at Comfort Hounds Heating & Cooling, we understand how important it is to keep your home at a good temperature and are here to provide you with our top tips for keeping your home cool during hot weather.

Ceiling Fans & Portable Fans

Ceiling fans and portable fans are one of the simplest and most cost-effective ways to keep your home cool during hot weather. Make sure to have at least one fan in each room, and turn them on whenever the temperature starts to rise. This will help circulate cooler air and keep your home comfortable.

Turn Up the Thermostat

Turning up the thermostat can be a great way to keep your home cool during hot weather. By setting the thermostat a few degrees higher, you can save energy and money on your electric bill. This can be especially helpful if you’re going to be away from home for an extended period of time.

Keep the Blinds Closed

Closing the blinds and curtains can help keep the hot sun out and reduce the amount of heat that enters your home. This can be especially helpful during the afternoon when the sun is at its strongest.

Regular HVAC Maintenance

Regular HVAC maintenance is key when it comes to keeping your home cool during hot weather. Make sure to have your air conditioner serviced every year to ensure that it is running efficiently and that any potential problems are addressed.

Change Your Air Filter

Changing your air filter is an essential part of keeping your home cool during hot weather. A dirty air filter can reduce the efficiency of your air conditioner, leading to higher electric bills and an uncomfortable home. Make sure to check your air filter every month and change it when necessary.

Call Comfort Hounds Heating & Cooling

When you’re ready to start your HVAC maintenance or repair, call Comfort Hounds Heating & Cooling for your HVAC services at 919-578-7798. We are a 5-star rated and locally owned HVAC services company serving the greater Raleigh, NC area. Our experienced technicians are here to help you with all of your heating and cooling needs. Give us a call today for an appointment!

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