If you’ve been keeping up with the news lately, you may know that we’re probably going to experience another hot year as spring arrives even earlier than previous years. Of course that means you’re probably going to use your air conditioner just as much as you have been, or maybe even a little bit more. So you need to ask yourself a few questions. How long has it been since you’ve purchased an AC tune up service in Charleston, IL? Has your air conditioning been performing as well as it should be? When was the last time you changed your filters and performed some maintenance yourself? You may not think it’s a big deal if it’s new, and it can probably handle this neglect. But if you’ve had your AC for a while, it may be time to call us for the following reasons.
Even the best brands of air conditioning units need to be inspected and tuned at least once a year and preferably before the start of summer or spring. Since we spend more time indoors in the winter and there’s more “stuff” in the air in springtime, your AC and your vents could use a thorough cleaning. The more debris that’s inside the air conditioner, the more likely it’ll have to work harder to keep your home cool. At the very worst, parts and internal components can start breaking down due to the increased pressure and heat from this debris.
So when an HVAC technician like those we employ come to work on your system, we perform a crucial list of tasks to make it work as efficiently as it was when it was brand new. We’ll inspect your thermostat to make sure that it’s cooling your home when you’re at a low setting, and that it’s bringing warm air when you set it higher. Then we’ll make sure all your parts are lubricated so that they won’t face the resistance we just finished talking about. We’ll also inspect your water drain in your air conditioning unit to make sure there are no clogs and that water is exiting the way it should. Finally our techs will clean any other components that need it and make sure it has enough refrigerant.
Scheduling a yearly AC tune up service in Charleston, IL will ensure you won’t have to spend money on a few potentially expensive problems in the near future. If the essential parts of your air conditioner suddenly stop working, then you’ve got to pay for new parts and the labor needed to fix it. Or if your air conditioner has to keep working hard to produce clean, cool air then your utility bills are going to climb as well. At worse, you’ll have to replace your entire system, and we don’t want you to have to deal with this or any other problem so please call us soon at 217-234-9361.