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We’re all excited for summer. Although our winter here in the Bluegrass has been unusually mild, we can still get excited for the season of swimming pools, and barbecues, enjoying the great outdoors. But when you aren’t out soaking up the sun, you want to make sure that your home is comfortable and well-equipped for Kentucky’s summer heat waves. If you’re worried that your HVAC system may not be up to the task, the heating and cooling experts at ADA Heating & Air, serving Central Kentucky and the greater Lexington area, are here to help you get your home prepared for summer.

Tip #1- Replace before it’s too late

If you’re truly worried that your HVAC system isn’t truly going to get you through the summer, don’t wait until it’s a hundred degrees in the shade: preemptively replace your shaky HVAC units before they pose a real threat to the safety of you and your family. If you do decide to replace your units, then allow the trusted professionals at ADA Heating & Air to install them for you so that you no longer have to worry.

Tip #2- Upgrade your thermostat

We’ve all been there: you’re out running errands or visiting friends only to be caught in the middle of a heat wave. If you’ve got pets or children at home, this can be genuinely frightening if you had left your thermostat on a moderate or high temperature. Never worry about this again by choosing to install a programmable thermostat. Depending on the unit you buy, “smart” thermostats can be scheduled or even controlled via Wi-Fi so that your house will always be comfortable when you get home.

Tip #3- Keep an eye on your AC unit

Like anything, your AC unit, if kept outdoors, can be negatively impacted by heat from the sun, and can actually overheat, causing issues for your home. In order to keep this from happening, consider planting shrubbery or shady trees near or around your unit to keep it cool and shaded and prevent it from overheating. Just like parking your car under a shady tree will keep you more comfortable, keeping your AC unit cool will make sure everyone in your home is happy.

Have these tips been helpful? If you need any extra assistance implementing them for your home, visit the HVAC experts at ADA Heating & Air. We proudly serve the Central Kentucky area, including Danville, Versailles, Nicholasville, Stanford, Lancaster, Harrodsburg, Lexington, and Winchester.