There are plenty of misconceptions about New York State. If you visit another state and a person there asks you where you’re from, and you say “New York”, they’ll almost always assume you mean New York City. Also, a lot of people who haven’t lived in New York typically think of it as a cold place, and have a hard time imagining that we even have a Summer season.

However, you know better than that. You know that New York State can be extremely hot and HUMID. Likely, you’re grateful for the air conditioning system in your home. What can you do to extend its life and make sure it works flawlessly when you need it the most? Maintain it! Regardless of whether it’s an internal or external unit, clean or replace its filters, make sure there’s no debris, and check for damaged condenser coils. And you can almost never go wrong in hiring a professional to check it out!