Keeping Your Home Comfortable As Fall Arrives Posted October 11, 2016 Bust 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 does what she wants. How do you stay comfortable and keep on top of air conditioner service as we go into cooler weather? Clean Your Outdoor Unit The temps aren’t the only things that are dropping, leaves and debris tend to build up around your outdoor unit this fall. 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 break down. 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 simpler. They also learn your schedule and behaviors to make the most of your energy efficiency and comfort. Schedule Annual Maintenance Your air conditioner survived another summer in Marshalltown, scheduling regular air conditioner service with Kapaun & Brown Inc. will ensure it lasts next season. Fall is a great time to get maintenance set up. If there are any issues found, you won’t be left to shiver or sweat through the more unpredictable seasons. Your regular maintenance check will give our technicians the opportunity to check for any type of issues, 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 comfy sweater is your job, keeping your heating and cooling working throughout the year is ours. If you need to schedule your annual maintenance service, give the experts at Kapaun & Brown Inc. a call at 641-812-2028.