Two important steps you can take today will help you to get ready for the spring: changing the air filter and calling in professional heating and air conditioning technicians for a thorough tune-up. Learn more about these valuable services in the guide to follow!
Changing the Filter
Having an air filter in place is one of the easiest and most important things you can do for your air conditioner. Without one, your air conditioner could be permanently damaged by debris flying onto the inside unit, and your health could suffer with all of the harmful particles circulating in the air. Thankfully, nearly all forced-air systems have filters.
But when the filter is dirty, it blocks airflow into the system and forces the unit to struggle. When the air conditioner isn’t getting enough airflow into it, the fan motor, compressor, and other components could become overworked, forcing the system to break down.
Changing the filter every month is key to the performance of your air conditioner (and for your heater) and it’s definitely something you should do before the beginning of the season. But it’s not the only thing you should do regularly to keep your air conditioner in excellent shape for the spring and summer.
Why Professional Service Matters
The air filter is not the only part of your air conditioning system that gets dirty. The outside coil can gather a lot of dust over the course of your system’s lifespan. This makes it difficult to complete the heat exchange process, and can also cause parts to fall into a state of disrepair.
Annual AC maintenance services include a cleaning of this coil. In addition, a technician may tighten electrical connections, screw in loose parts, clean the blower components, and perform other minor adjustments to make the system run more smoothly. And with a thorough inspection, you can find out about any looming AC issues that need repair ahead of the summertime.
APC Plumbing & Heating can help you get the AC ready for spring with expert maintenance services in Aurora, CO. We have someone in your neighborhood today.