When leaving for a vacation, it can be easy to overlook the steps needed to prepare your home for temporary vacancy. You might ask a neighbor to pick up your mail, water your plants, and walk your dog, but home maintenance can fall by the wayside. During the winter, it’s advisable to turn off your main water valve and maintain consistent heat indoors so that your water pipes don’t burst, but what about your air conditioning during the summer? Since you won’t be home to enjoy the cool air, it could see like a safe idea to turn it off. But to avoid damage to your home, you’ll still want to maintain a consistent indoor temperature during the summer as well. This article will evaluate the risks of turning off your air-conditioning while vacationing in the summer.