Your air conditioner works hard to keep you comfortable through the hot Alabama summers. It is sometimes easy to take your home comfort for granted, but proper and timely AC care will keep your system in top condition. Pay attention to signs that it’s time to call a professional. It could save you money on energy bills and extensive repairs, and prevent you from having to purchase a new unit.
For Regular Maintenance
Annual air conditioner maintenance is important for every system. If you have not yet scheduled an appointment it is it a good idea to do so now. This visit includes a thorough inspection and cleaning of the unit as well as tasks such as lubricating and tightening parts where required.
When Your Unit Won’t Cool
If your air conditioner isn’t cooling as effectively as usual, you should call a professional to diagnose the issue. Dirt within the system, leaky ducts, and leaking refrigerant are among the factors that can cause your air conditioner to stop cooling properly. A timely call to your HVAC professional will prevent these problems from becoming worse, or from creating other problems within the system.
When You Hear Something Strange
If your air conditioner is rattling, whirring, or making other unusual noises, you probably have a loose part inside. A professional can easily tighten screws, fans, and other parts of the system to silence this problem. A noisy air conditioner is not only distracting, but could be a sign of something potentially dangerous.
When Your Bills are Too High
If your utility bills are higher than usual, a tune-up could reveal possible reasons. Again, dirt within the system, or loose or damaged parts, will decrease your unit’s efficiency, forcing it to work harder to cool your home. Your HVAC specialist is trained to make accurate diagnoses and repair. It is also likely that a system upgrade might be necessary.
Air Specialty has well-qualified technicians who can make the right recommendations based on your unique circumstances. Give us a call at (251) 545-3337 to schedule an appointment for maintenance services, or for more information about our effective air conditioner solutions.