Hot upstairs, my air conditioner not cooling

HOT UPSTAIRS, COLD DOWN STAIRS, AC NOT WORKING, AC NOT BLOWING COLD.

The major complain at hot summer from most home owner is that air conditioner not cooling or working up to upstairs of the home as it is down stairs. Since heating rises and cooling fall HVAC Mechanical Systems has the following tips to help our customer, suffering in summer heat in the upstairs bedroom,  make the most of the air conditioning by following these steps.

1. Thermostat location at home is very important, generally thermostat should be located at a central zone of the home, located away from sun light, not in kitchen, not under lamp, not even at bedroom.

2. Open upstairs registers and close downstairs registers. Opening upstairs cold air supply registers fully and all but closing downstairs air supply registers helps direct the cold air upstairs. Be careful not to fully close all downstairs air supply registers. Enough air must go through the air conditioner in order to work efficiently.

3. Close shades and drapes. Heat gets into the house from sunlight through the windows. Pulling down shades and drawing drapes helps block the sunlight. Light color opaque drapes and shades work best.

4. Make sure soffit vents are working and not blocked. A hot attic makes for a hot upstairs. Add a ridge vent or power vents if needed to bring down the attic temperature.

5. Close shades and drapes. Heat gets into the house from sunlight through the windows. Pulling down shades and drawing drapes helps block the sunlight. Light color opaque drapes and shades work best.

6. Replace furnace filters. Blocked filters prevent cold air circulation. Replace filters at least every three months.

7. Move furniture from registers. Rearrange furniture so that air supply registers are fully uncovered. Also remove blockages from air returns in all rooms. This ensures that good air circulation occurs in the upper floor.

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