Keeping your home nice and cool when the temperature rises is important to your quality of life. What happens when your air conditioner breaks in the middle of 100 degree weather? Most air conditioning repair services are extremely busy during this time of year and it might be a few days before they can come out and see the problem. Routine maintenance may end up preventing a lot of the issues some air conditioners will have. At Genuine Comfort, we provide air conditioning repair to improve the efficiency of your system.
How An Air Conditioner Works
The air conditioner has two units, the condenser and the evaporator. The condenser is the large unit that is outside the home. It will be responsible for blowing the air into the home. The evaporator is mounted above the furnace system. The system is connected to the forced air system, along with the furnace system. It will blow the cold air throughout the home, making it comfortable for you to enjoy. The issue that most people find when working on their air conditioner is that it is sealed off, so you need to have the right tools and expertise to work on it. This is why it’s best to call our team to handle your air conditioning repair needs.
How Homeowners Can Help
One of the basic things you can do to focus on cleaning a system is changing the air filter monthly. You might want to change it more frequently if you are running the air conditioner consistently. This will help the unit to work properly and it allows the system to blow clean air throughout the home. If you haven’t cleaned the ductwork of your home, it is a good idea to do so. Dust, hair, and other things will accumulate in the air ducts and it will cause some problems with allergens. You need to make sure you clean it out so you have fresh air in the home, and to reduce the amount of stress and strain on your air conditioner.
Set a Consistent Temperature
Maintain a consistent setting for the air conditioner. You don’t want it to work too hard, so plan on keeping the home about 20 degrees cooler from the heat outside. A warmer temperature will reduce how often the air conditioner turns on. This can limit the strain on the system, which will increase the lifespan of your system.
Spring and fall tune-ups are the best way to ensure your HVAC system is running effectively, and efficiently. Contact our office to schedule your HVAC tune-up today!