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Summer is arriving and the temperatures are going to get hot. The last thing that you want to happen is your air conditioning unit to break. Just in case that it does break, we offer 24/7 emergency repair for your air conditioner. Summer can be one of the most difficult season of the year because it can put your air conditioner to the test. Here are a few tips to keep in mind when preparing for the rising temperatures!
1. Having a Good Programmable Thermostat.
A programmable thermostat will help tremendously when it comes to the electric bill. You’re able to customize the times that your unit turns on and controlling certain temperatures at certain times; thermostats such as the NEST allow you to control your unit directly from your phone. Also, when you’re not home, you can have the a/c unit set to a higher temperature or even have it turned off while you’re gone. Having a schedule for when your air conditioner turns on or off can prevent problems because it won’t put as much stress on the air conditioner.
2. Keep An Eye on The Filters.
A good way to keep your air conditioner working properly is to check the filter every so often to make sure it isn’t filled with debris or dust from your house or business. If a filter is clogged, it can prevent the air conditioner from getting the proper the air flow that it needs to be able to send air throughout the air ducts to keep the air circulating. You may find, if you have pets in your home, you may need to replace the filter more often than usual.
3. Keeping The Area Around The Outdoor Unit Cleaned.
If applicable, the area around your outdoor unit can have an effect on the air conditioner. If there are trees hovering over the unit, leaves and/or branches can fall into the unit and cause it to get clogged. Make sure to have a clean area around the units and try not to grow any vegetation too close to the units. Make sure to clean out all spaces in and around the unit.
If there are a lot of windows in your home or business, the sun can penetrate the windows and cause lots of heat to rise. Having good window treatments could significantly help with the exposure too the sun. Investing in blinds or drapes can also help prevent the heat build up from the windows.
These are just some of the more important tips to keep an eye on and pay attention too. As long as you follow these tips, you should have a good running air conditioning unit without any problems. But do keep in mind, that if for any reason your air conditioner breaks or fails, we have a 24 hour service and we will be at your door step in no time to fix the problem!