As the summer temperatures rise, your HVAC unit will need to kick it into high gear. Make sure you keep an eye on this helpful piece of equipment to ensure your home stays cool and comfortable. A healthy HVAC system can also save you money on your homeowners insurance.

Regular maintenance of your unit is one of several DIY projects that help you save on insurance, and it will help you stay comfortable this summer too. Do a visual inspection of your HVAC system. How does it look? Change your filters regularly and don’t forget a tune-up now and then. Act quickly if you see something that might be a problem. Keep in mind that the age and condition of your HVAC system will come into play if you file a claim. It pays to keep your HVAC system in good working order.