Air conditioner maintenance

Tips to Get Your Air Conditioner Ready for Summer

With spring in full swing and summer just around the corner, it’s time to set up all parts of our lives for the warmer weather, and that includes our homes. It may not be time to use your air conditioner just yet, but you should still be contemplating how you will stay comfy this season in Mobile. The top way to guarantee that you will have a cozy summer is by turning on your system now, before it gets too warm and you discover that you need air conditioner service. Here are a handful of pieces of advice to guarantee that your system, and your house, is ready for the heat:

Try it out now!

It really is helpful to give your system a trial run ASAP. You don’t want your air conditioner to fail on the most blistering day of the year and make your home grossly warm. So, positioning your thermostat to its cooling mode and allowing it to run, even for a few minutes, will be an excellent test that can save you a lot of future issues. Confirm that cool air is flowing into your home, and if it’s not, here are a handful of things to examine before calling the professionals at Farnell Heating & Air Conditioning Inc:

  • Make sure your system was set to cool. It’s an easy mistake and one that is made frequently, but if you haven’t changed your thermostat from the heat setting, cool air won’t be running. Simple issue, uncomplicated solution!
  • Check the unit outside. Verify to see if there are any obstructions around your system, such as debris or dirt, that can block your air flow and cool air production.
  • Change your filters. As always, this step is crucial to improving the work of your air conditioning system. With fresh and new filters, your cool air will be cleaner and it will create an simpler environment for air to flow through.

Once you’ve tested things out – your system is adjusted to cool, and the unit and filters are clean – and you still aren’t feeling any cool air, it’s time to call in the professionals if there are problems. Routine air conditioner service should be on your radar this time of the year anyway, so now is the best time to check up on every aspect of your system before the summer hits. The specialists at Farnell Heating & Air Conditioning Inc will not only repair the current difficulty at hand, but they will also deal with any small possible future issues that could turn into bigger concerns later.

Chances are that if your home isn’t cooling effortlessly, your system might be missing refrigerant based on low levels or even a leak. If you noticed that ice was establishing when you inspected your outdoor unit, that may be an sign that you need more refrigerant. During an air conditioner maintenance check, our specialists can take care of any leaks in your lines or refrigerant shortages.

Everyone relies on their air conditioner to endure over the summer and it can be easy to ignore how important your system is to your summer comfort. Don’t worry about your air conditioner breaking down and instead, be practical about assessing and servicing your system before the heat wave hits. If you have any questions about your system or want to set up that routine air conditioner service, call our specialists at 251-471-2674 or make an appointment with us online.