With the remaining weeks of summer, there is likely to experience some heat from the last few heat bursts before fall settles. Getting the most out of your air conditioner is the primary goal and ensuring the comfort and coolness is maximized and the energy usage and cost-effective are efficient is enough to help manage the overall use of your air conditioning. To help our valued customers get the most of their cooling system, we at Agape Air Conditioning, Heating, & Plumbing would like to list a few helpful steps.
Air Duct Inspection
Take some time to go over the ductwork inside your home, especially if you have any exposed ducts. If you are not sure how or do not feel comfortable inspecting the ducts, consider hiring a pro for a cooling system inspection service where they check on the ducts for you. Look for any signs of wear and damage, such as broken seals, cracks, holes, and other duct issues that might result in cooling loss.
Evaluate Air Vent
Look around the ceilings, floorboards and other areas to check the air vents throughout your home. Ensure they are not blocked by any clutter and remove any dust and debris buildup that restricts airflow.
Check to See if Drain Line is Clogged or Cracked etc
You will find a drainpipe or piece of PVC, typically mounted near your unit. Look for any signs of cracks, leaks, or clogs. If there are clogs, be sure to clear out the line.
Be sure to periodically inspect the thermostat to make certain your settings are where you want them. If you have an outdated thermostat, you will likely need to adjust according to weather. Consider upgrading to a smart-thermostat or a programmable thermostat to better manage the settings throughout the day.
Clean or Change Air Filter
It is essential for a host of reasons that you are in the habit of changing the filter, or cleaning if it is reusable, at least once every 4-6 weeks.
Check Electrical Connections
Quick check the circuits and wiring. Make certain the electrical connections are on. Check on the wiring from time to time to make sure there is no sign of fraying, loose wires, and other wear.
Inspect Outdoor Condenser Unit
Be sure there’s no blockage in or around the outdoor unit. Trim back any vegetation, remove all weeds, and avoid clutter around the unit. Also, make certain there are not any missing panels, and the outdoor unit is routinely cleaned.
Check Coolant Levels
Check on the coolant lines, if you notice you are short, contact a professional for repairs.
Professional Central Air Conditioner Tune Up Maintenance
Invest in professional maintenance. The HVAC system requires regular maintenance. Cooling systems should be tuned up, inspected, and other maintenance services at least once a year. Not only will routinely scheduled protect your unit from breakdowns, it will help promote longevity and efficiency. Additionally, in many instances, proof of professional maintenance every is required to validate the warranty.
Central Air Conditioning System Inspections, Troubleshooting, Diagnosis, Emergency Repairs, Replacements & More in Bedford Hills, Manhattan, Flushing, Queens, Brooklyn & The Bronx, New York
For all for your maintenance, repairs, installation and replacement services for your cooling system, contact Agape Air Conditioning, Heating, & Plumbing and let our professionals help you keep your unit in optimal condition so you can continue to get the most from your cooling system. Contact us today!