Summertime is a time when people are outside more and rely on air conditioning to stay cool. Unfortunately, air conditioning can break down quickly in the summer heat, costing people money in repairs or even higher electric bills. Here are five steps that you can take to help prevent your air conditioning system from breaking down this summer.
Changing your Air Filters
Regularly check the filters on your air conditioner. Dirty filters will cause your unit to work harder and wear out sooner, leading to a breakdown. Filters should be changed regularly, depending on the amount of use of the system then it can be as frequent as every month.
A well-maintained heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system can help prevent costly repairs and keep the system running efficiently. A regular HVAC maintenance agreement can help ensure that the system is properly cleaned and that any potential problems are identified and addressed before they become bigger issues.
Keeping a stable temperature
Summer is in full swing and for many homeowners that means cranking the AC up to cool their home as quickly as possible. However, if you turn the thermostat temperature rapidly (e.g. turning your AC off when you leave the home then turning it up a couple of degrees when you return), it will not cool your home
The best way to prevent repairs or get ahead of large issues that may shut down your system it is best to have a professional inspect your system on a regular basis. Andersen’s Maintenance Plans hep ensure you that your AC will run all season long. Contact us today to schedule your HVAC tune up today.