Keeping Your Home Comfortable As Fall Arrives Posted October 11, 2016 Get out the pumpkin spice, fall is officially in the air in Elmhurst. Your air conditioner has made it through another year, but we all know how weird fall weather can be. Mother nature doesn’t always follow the calendar; she does her own thing. How do you stay cozy and keep on top of air conditioner service as we transition into cooler weather? Clean Your Outdoor Unit The temps aren’t the only things that are going down, leaves and debris can accumulate around your outdoor unit this time of year. If you haven’t gotten around to raking the sticks and leaves, make a point to pick up around your outdoor air conditioner unit. Debris can negatively impact the air flow into your system, causing it to affect performance. Install a Smart Thermostat Fall is a transitional season. One day you could be wearing a tank top, the next day you’ll need a long sleeve shirt. Smart thermostats are linked to Wi-Fi and actually monitor the weather in Elmhurst which makes seasonal transitions better. They also learn your schedule and behaviors to make the most of your energy efficiency and comfort. Schedule Annual Maintenance Your air conditioner lasted another summer in Elmhurst, scheduling annual air conditioner service with Alan Energy Services Air Conditioning and Heating Company will ensure it makes it through next year. Fall is the perfect time to get maintenance scheduled. If there are any issues found, you won’t be left to shiver or sweat through the more crazy seasons. Your annual maintenance check will give our pros the opportunity to look for any small concerns, make sure your refrigerant levels are OK and make sure everything is ready to work smoothly through the year. We want to be sure you’re comfortable each and every season in Elmhurst. Choosing a cozy sweater is your job, keeping your heating and cooling operating throughout the year is ours. If you need to arrange your regular maintenance service, give the experts at Alan Energy Services Air Conditioning and Heating Company a call at 630-833-1100.