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According to this year’s weather prediction, July will be the hottest month of 2022, especially in Maine as the temperature will average around 78 to 79 degrees. Therefore, homeowners are finding new and simple ways to overcome the temperature control problems.

All Solar Energy Solutions is a small business that facilitates residential and commercial clients’ journey towards sustainability and adopting solar energy. We have compiled a list of common temperature control issues and their solutions to help homeowners to enjoy their summer break without worrying about the heat wave.

Take a look at this guide to learn about some easy solutions for common summer temperature control issues.

1. Heat Pump Won’t Turn On 

Your heat pump plays just as important a role in cooling your home as a mini-split unit. If it doesn’t propel heat out at the right speed, you would not be able to maintain a steady temperature indoors. A malfunctioning thermostat is often to blame for a heat pump that won’t start properly. Check its display screen and determine whether it needs a repair. 

If you are using a heat pump in your home for the first time, you should ensure that the power supply is on from each source. Turn on the button for both the indoor and the outdoor unit, and look for any short circuits if it still doesn’t run. 

Ducted mini-split heat pumps propel air indoors using registers. If one or more registers are covered up or obstructed, the heat pump may not start. 

A heating pump system installed on a residential property

2. Unclean Air Filter

A dirty air filter is one of the most common issues with AC and heat pump systems. The best solution to this problem is a regimen of cleaning and inspecting your heat pumps’ air filters monthly. Avoid using metal objects to clean it. Experts recommend using a microfiber cloth or a specialized brush. 

If you have a busy schedule, call a cleaning service provider to do the job for you.

3. Damaged Compressor

Damaged compressors are another common issue with AC systems. Lack of proper maintenance, lack of lubrication, unclean air filters, and coils, etc., can easily damage your compressor. If your air conditioner isn’t supplying cool air, it’s time to consult a professional. They will assess your AC system and determine whether the compressor needs to be repaired or replaced. 

4. Malfunctioning Thermostat

A thermostat plays an important role in the working of AC and heat pump systems. Therefore, experts recommend inspecting your thermostat monthly to ensure proper functionality. Also, it’s essential to understand the thermostat setting; it may seem like a minor thing, but if not set properly can cost you a fortune in the future.

Like any other appliance, a thermostat is prone to wear and tear. Call a professional service provider immediately if you detect any malfunction. A professional will help in detecting early signs of degradation. 

5. Beat The Heat With Unique And Colorful Drapes

One easy way to control the temperature is by blocking the sunlight with drapes or blinds. According to experts, investing in insulating drapes or blinds is a smart idea to maintain the ambient temperature of a room. 

6. Install A Ceiling Fan

When it comes to temperature control solutions, ceiling fans are considered the underdogs. They are regarded as one of the most cost-effective ways to circulate air in a room. 

Thanks to technological advancement, manufacturers have introduced advanced fans with an in-built switch to change the fan spin direction. The clockwise setting will pull up the cool air, and the counter-clockwise setting will cool the room. 

7. Add Pastel Colors To The Mix

Another easy way to control the temperature of a room is to paint light colors. Beige, tea green, lavender, and mauve are some of the most preferred choices of homeowners. Light color reflects the sunlight, which helps maintain a moderate temperature all year round. 

8. Install Solar Panels

Solar energy is more abundant in summer and can offset the costs of using more AC/Heat pump cooling. The most important thing to emphasize is that proper installation is essential for the safe operation of solar panels, and that’s why you need to work with a professional firm like All Solar Energy Solutions.

Want To Get Solar Panels or a Heat Pump For Your Property? Get In Touch With All Solar Energy Solutions In Maine

If you want to keep cool this summer, consider a heat pump or solar installation from All Solar Energy Solutions that can provide the electricity your cooling systems require. Our experienced technicians can assess the individual energy needs of your home and devise a plan to cut down on overall electric expenses.

Our team of solar experts can help make your home or business more energy-efficient and sustainable with self-generated solar power.

Reach out today to consult on what kind of solar solution will work best for your situation.