Keep an eye on your Air Conditioner

It’s never too late to perform air conditioning maintenance.

Yes, the ideal time to perform a system checkup is at the beginning of the season, but just because you have put it off does not mean it is too late. One of the best things you can do to prevent breakdowns is perform routine maintenance on you air conditioning unit.

If you’ve already done your yearly maintenance, that’s fantastic. Give yourself a pat on the back and enjoy your nice, cool home. Don’t think you are out of the woods, though. There are still things you can do to make sure your air conditioner is working at its best for the entire summer.

First and foremost, make sure there is no debris building up around your unit. An air conditioner needs to be able to circulate air freely and obstructions will put a strain on the machinery. Make sure that you aren’t storing anything to near it and that any vegetal debris like leaves or grass are cleared away regularly.

It is also very important to keep your ears open for problems. If you hear something odd, make sure to look into it immediately. It could be anything from a stick rattling against your unit to something loose inside your unit. Paying a little extra attention could save you some grief in the long run.

Remember, it is always better to check something out than ignore it. A lot of small issues, when caught early can be solved with very little time or expense. When these little problems are left to grow, though, you can expect to pay exponentially more for your service call. You may even end up having to replace your unit, so it’s always better to keep an eye on your air conditioner.

If you have any questions about air conditioning maintenance, would like to schedule a tune up or would like to inquire about our other services, please feel free to contact us via our website, Twitter or our Facebook page.

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