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How to maintain air conditioner in proper ways?

Eric Wiehler

During hot days, a robust and constant air conditioning unit is essential. In addition to regular maintenance, following a basic HVAC service routine can guarantee a comfortable home throughout the season. Look how can you maintain your air conditioning unit?


Table of Content- 

  • Introduction 
  • Early Testing 
  • Routine Based Inspections 
  • Enough Airflow 
  • Cleaned Compressor 
  • Hire Us 


Early Testing 


What if you accidentally turn on your air conditioner on a hot and humid day only to discover that it is totally broken? Repairing it would be very inconvenient. What if your air conditioner requires components that your repair expert must purchase within a few days? Check the air conditioner in the spring to avoid all of these hassles, and if it turns out to be faulty, get it fixed before the summer season begins. 


Routine Based Inspections 


Regular inspections are included to an HVAC technician’s necessary preventative maintenance. Punctured ducts, cracks, and electrical problems should all be addressed before they worsen. It also maintains the air conditioner operating at maximum efficiency, lowering pressure and prolonging the appliance’s lifespan. Make it a point to inspect and get the filters cleaned or filtered at least once per year (if reusable). 


When looking for a professional for regular maintenance, choose a qualified HVAC technician. A certification from the North American Technician Excellence (NATE) guarantees that the technician can handle the task properly the first time. 


Enough Airflow 


Effective cooling necessitates the presence of airflow. The vents may be relocated out of the way by moving the flooring, windows or wall coverings, and décor. Blocked vents make it harder for an air conditioner to reach the appropriate room temperature, lowering its overall efficiency. A ceiling or separate fan will provide much greater ventilation, requiring less air conditioner efficiency. It mostly cools your home more quickly, but it also uses less energy. 


Cleaned Compressor 


One of the most important central air quality recommendations is to keep the compressor and condenser coils clean. You won’t have to access the system if you spend money on technical support, and it is included in the tune-up. The coils, on the other hand, may get dusty, making it harder for them to absorb heat efficiently. Cleaning the evaporator and condenser coils with us is a good idea, but be careful not to get any electrical connections wet. Pay particular care to the fins, which are delicate and prone to bending, while cleaning coils. 


If you come across any twisted fins, smooth them out using a fin comb. Also, throughout the summer, remove any leaves, shrubs, or old trees that have collected near your air conditioner, and stop mowed within two feet of both the unit. Items should not be placed near the outside compressor since obstructing airflow lowers the device’s effectiveness. 


Hire Us 


Wiehler Ca, HVAC company Calgary, offers repairs, maintenance, and installation services. To know more about how our professionals can help you with any air conditioning problem, give a call or send an email.