Keeping your air conditioner in excellent running order requires more than a passing thought — there’s real work involved, including scheduled professional maintenance, to ensure your unit is performing at its best. Beyond calling your favorite air conditioner technician out once or twice a year to inspect your system, there are several things you can do on your own.
In the spring and fall, while the weather’s nice, pick some nice days to spend with your air conditioner. With a few basic tools, you can do a lot of the maintenance necessary to get the most efficiency out of your unit. Take time to complete these basic tasks:
Running through these maintenance items once a month is the best thing you can do for your air conditioner. Sure, you can wait for your professional service call, but the better you maintain your system, the easier it will be to catch little problems before they become larger.
At least once yearly, invite your friendly neighborhood air conditioning professional out to take a look at your air conditioner. The tech examine all the moving parts, check the refrigerant level and electrical connections, and give your unit a clean bill of health. If there’s trouble somewhere in the system, your hired help can point you to it, fix it, or help you decide it’s time for a new system.
Doing most of your own maintenance on a regular basis means that your air conditioner will be in the best shape possible before your professional inspection — and that means a longer life for your air conditioner.
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Precision Air & Heating is truly a reputable company and certainly number one for service in my book. Shawn, the repair manager was extremely helpful and professional. I would recommend them for both installation of a new system as well as repairs on your existing AC.
We were visiting our Arizona home from New York, when on one of the hottest days in August the air conditioning was not working. We called Precision & James Shelton worked to get the air up & running in no time. He was courteous & sympathetic, working hard to repair our central air…we have a warranty & Precision stands behind their work, they are available 24/7… Thank you!
Service was completed in a timely manner and my technician was extremely knowledgeable. All services were explained to me prior to being completed as far as the need and cost are concerned. My air conditioning unit has been problem-free all year and I believe it’s because of the professional maintenance that I get yearly from Precision Air.