Cleveland Air Conditioning Tune Up Time!
Have you been through suffering with air conditioner breakdowns in the past?
If so, you know how having to suffer in the heat inside a home can be. No matter how you try to open up the windows and blow air through with regular fans, you just can’t get cooled off. And taking a cool shower might do a little good for a temporary fix, but it doesn’t last long.
Suffering the heat and humidity while you’re supposed to be enjoying comfort from your expensive air conditioning system is not only frustrating, but can be dangerous especially for those with medical problems or the very young. Many people just wind up feeling nauseated or sick, but for many it can mean their bodies aren’t able to handle cooling off and it becomes a matter of life and death.
Unfortunately, many of the air conditioner breakdowns could have been avoided if the homeowner had seen to the upkeep of the unit with a maintenance plan or an air conditioning tune up service prior to the warm season.
Many breakdowns occur after the system has remained idle for a time. During winter, the A/C portion of a central air unit, or the seperate air conditioning system is turned off so it sits for some time without being used. If the unit hasn’t had any attention, when it turns on again it is at it’s most vulnerable for parts to break.
Air Conditioning tune ups need to be done before summer hits an area. This does a lot to avoid potential breakdowns that could occur at the worst possible times, the hottest parts of the year. Your entire system is checked for malfunction, cleaned, and refrigerant levels topped off. Here are the most common parts your HVAC tech will take care of during a tune up:
- Clear Condensation Drain Lines
- Check and level off Refrigerant Levels
- Check Refrigerant Lines
- Condenser Coils
- Evaporator Coils
- Air Flow
- Air Temperature
- Electrical Connections
- Amperage Draw
- Fan Motor
With just cleaning your dirty coils, you can keep your energy costs from rising 20%. Dirty coils create resistance to cooling the air in your home and cost up to 20% more on your energy bill.
Spring time is the right time of year to get your air conditioning tune up. You’ll want to be sure you get that done before you have to use the A/C for the first time, but even if you miss that window it’s still important to get it done.
With the air conditioner, there are many parts that could be functioning improperly that may not cause a problem so big you notice warmer air or no air coming from the unit. Some things aren’t visible unless you know what you’re looking for. And often only a trained technician will be able to spot these issues that need attention.
That’s what makes a professional air conditioning tune up so important. Whether you’ve already turned yours on or you want to get it done before you do, just call our number below and we’ll help you.