5 Things To Do When Your AC Goes Out
You can clearly see the temperature rising every day this summer, it’s time to check on your AC to make sure you’re prepared for the heat. Air conditioners can be a little unreliable at times, but the best thing you can do it keep it clean and well maintained so it doesn’t fail on you. Here are 5 tips to ensure that your AC works great throughout the rest of the summer!
- Check Your Air Filter
Your air filter is your first line of defense from hot, dusty air. It’s vital to keep your air filter clean and regularly changed to keep the clean, cool air throughout your system. If your filter is clogged or dirty, air flow will be restricted and cause your AC to malfunction. Studies have shown that a dirty air filter can reduce AC efficiency by nearly 10%!
- Check Thermostat Batteries
Sometimes it’s the simplest solutions that are often overlooked. Replacing your batteries might be the only thing you need to fix!
- Check The Circuit Breaker
It’s common for circuits to get tripped or messed up, so this can be an easy fix if you know what to look for. Simply find you circuit breaker in the breaker box and flip the switch in the opposite position. If you don’t notice any changes you might need to call an electrician as this would be a much more serious issue.
- Check The Coil On The Outside Of Your Machine
Although sometimes hidden, a clean condenser coil is key to an efficiently running AC unit. If covered by debris such as leaves and grass take a hose and gently spray it off! This coil is just another example of how important maintenance is for any AC unit.
- Call Your Local TemperaturePro!
Your local TemperaturePro technicians are always prepared to give you a hand with speedy and affordable service. We take pride in our service and hope to keep our customers cool and comfortable this Summer!