Keeping Your Home Comfortable As Fall Arrives Posted October 11, 2016 Break out the pumpkin spice, fall is officially in the air in Marshalltown. Your air conditioner has made it through another year, but we all know how weird fall weather can be. Mother nature doesn’t always keep up with the calendar; she goes her own way. How do you stay comfortable and keep on top of air conditioner service as we transition into cooler weather? Clean Your Outdoor Unit The temperatures aren’t the only things that are dropping, leaves and debris can build up around your outdoor unit this season. If you haven’t gotten around to raking the entire yard, make a point to pick up around your outdoor air conditioner unit. Debris can negatively affect 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 t-shirt, the next day you’ll need a sweater. Smart thermostats are linked to Wi-Fi and actually track the weather in Marshalltown which makes seasonal transitions easy. They also learn your schedule and behaviors to maximize your energy efficiency and comfort. Schedule Annual Maintenance Your air conditioner survived another year in Marshalltown, setting up regular air conditioner service with Kapaun & Brown Inc. will ensure it lasts next season. Fall is a great time to get maintenance scheduled. If there are any problems found, you won’t be left to shiver or sweat through the more unpredictable seasons. Your regular maintenance check will give our experts the opportunity to look for any type of problems, make sure your refrigerant levels are OK and ensure everything is ready to operate smoothly through the following summer. We want to be sure you’re comfy each and every season in Marshalltown. Putting on a cozy sweater is your job, keeping your heating and cooling working throughout the year is ours. If you need to set up your annual maintenance service, give the pros at Kapaun & Brown Inc. a call at 641-753-3563.