There is good reason to be concerned if your air conditioning system isn’t cooling your home sufficiently or is making strange noises. Before calling for a replacement unit, it might be wise to get a tune-up for your air conditioning unit. Sometimes, your air conditioning unit needs extra care to make it run up to your expectations. A trained professional knows what to check when diagnosing any problem with your air conditioner.
AC units typically last about ten years before they have to be replaced. If your AC unit is still a few years short of 10 years in age, ask an AC professional to examine it before you spend money on a new replacement that might not be necessary yet.
Why is an AC tune up necessary?
Regular tune-ups by a professional will keep your air conditioner running and eliminate the need for frequent repairs. Just like your vehicle, your AC unit requires regular maintenance in order to work effectively. If you skimp on regular scheduled maintenance, you’ll eventually see an increase in your electric bill, inconsistent cooling, and more frequent performance problems due to the unit’s decreasing efficiency.
Since AC units are typically only used during the summer, then homeowners may not be aware that there is already a problem with it. Experts recommend having your air conditioner inspected in the spring, before it gets too warm. Not only can faulty air conditioning make life frustrating and uncomfortable, but it can also be dangerous for certain people.
air condition services
- clean or replace the air filter
- clear the space in and around the unit from dirt and debris
- remedy any safety hazards
- clean and straighten the coils and coil fins
- check the refrigerant levels
- search for any leaks or cracks
- recalibrate the thermostat if needed
Do I need a tune-up or
a total replacement?
Thermostat isn’t working
Inconsistent temperatures throughout home
Bad smells or noises
When your AC unit starts to make strange noises you should immediately take action on it. A component in it may be loose and needs to be repaired before extensive damage occurs. There are times when these types of problems can be repaired, but at other times it may be more sensible to replace the entire unit. Burnt wires or mold in ductworks are contributing factors to smelly air conditioning units.
To uncover the source of the problem, an inspection is needed. Sometimes all that is needed by your AC unit is some cleaning or repair.
High energy bills.
If the unit is already old, then its issues may be caused by its old age already. Have your older AC unit inspected by an experienced professional who can tell you whether you can get more use out of it. If it needs to be replaced, then the professional can explain to you the more efficient options that are there in the market now.
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