Summer temperatures would be unbearable without a working AC unit. You can avoid the burden of a broken AC by keeping your unit in top shape. Follow these cooling maintenance tips to stay comfortable this summer.
Take Notice of the Signs of a Breakdown: Your air conditioner will send off several warning signs before breaking down. For example, your AC may begin to make grinding and shrieking noises after being activated. Have your unit checked by a professional immediately if these noises begin to occur. You should also watch out for signs like burning smells and inconsistent temperatures. Both of these problems can lead to AC system failure if you take heating and cooling repairs for granted.
Schedule Regular Checkups: Most AC breakdowns start as minor repair issues. Unfortunately, the high summer temperatures will quickly escalate small issues. The best way to prevent these problems is by addressing them immediately. A scheduled checkup from an HVAC professional is the easiest way to address minor AC issues. Remember to ask questions about the company’s inspection process. This information will help you decide if a heating and cooling professional is qualified to perform your repairs.
- Perform Basic Maintenance: There are several simple things that you can do to keep your air conditioner healthy. First, you can check your outdoor AC unit for a buildup of leaves and twigs. These pieces of debris will limit your air conditioner’s efficiency and contribute to a breakdown. You can also change your air filter regularly. Old filters become clogged with dust and weaken your AC performance.
Contact Chicago’s own, Besco Air, Inc. at (773) 295-4694 if your home’s air conditioner starts to show signs of failure. We can return your AC unit to peak efficiency with ease. You can also visit our website to learn more about our furnace repair services.