How Often Should You Service an Air Conditioning Unit?

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The use of air conditioners makes our everyday lives more pleasant and comfortable. The interior of your home will be hot and humid without air conditioning, leaving you sweaty and sticky. Air conditioners, in reality, do much more than keep your home or business cool. Filters remove particles, pests, odors, and even dangerous compounds from the air.

Your air conditioners must be serviced regularly to function effectively. Thanks to new technologies, air conditioners now offer quicker cooling speeds and less power. Anti-dust filters are standard on today’s air conditioners, and they may be adjusted to ensure a restful night’s sleep.

The Importance of Maintaining Your Air Conditioning System

It is crucial to inspect your air conditioner frequently to prolong its life. Several advantages come with it, including:

It aids in the correct operation of the system. This is critical, particularly in hot weather.

Prevent any major issues.

Maintain efficiency. Your air conditioner will demand more energy to perform correctly over time. You can maintain its efficiency by servicing it regularly, which can help you keep your power expenses low.

Now that you understand why it’s so crucial, let’s talk about how frequently you should service your air conditioner.

When should your air conditioner be serviced?

Most air conditioning professionals suggest that you get your air conditioner serviced at least once a year. An AC technician will inspect the unit for any problems, clean the filters and ducts, and ensure operating correctly to keep your power costs low.

A month or two before the warmest heat arrives in your location, schedule your yearly AC servicing. You can schedule your air conditioning service during this period to ensure that your air conditioning will be operating well when you need it most. Plan your yearly service simultaneously each year so you can cross this item off your lengthy to-do list.

The following items should be included in the yearly service:

  • Inspecting the blower
  • Examining the motor
  • Drain line inspection
  • Keeping an eye on the operating pressures
  • Coil inspection
  • Temperature monitoring
  • Checking the amount of refrigerant in the system
  • Supply lines and connections are being examined.
  • Examine the compressor.
  • Examine the coil fins.

Ensure that your air conditioning firm thoroughly inspects all of the above during the yearly service. Aside from an annual air conditioner repair, there are a few things you can do to ensure that your unit system runs well.

It is recommended that the air filters be cleaned every two weeks. This avoids a reduction in energy efficiency. Since there are many kinds of filters, and the amount of collect blockages varies on how frequently you use it, ask your air conditioning professional which one to use. Some filters may be cleaned and reused, while others must be replaced. If cleaning the filters every two weeks isn’t practicable, do it at least once a month.

A specialist should maintain your air conditioner at least once a year. This will ensure that your air conditioner performs at its best when you need it. Keep in mind that keeping the system clean and maintained can save you money and save you from having to spend a lot more money on an extensive repair. Finally, getting your air conditioner serviced once a year will help you save money on your monthly energy expenses.

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Then you have to be aware of a few things.

  • Where you want the indoor unit to go, where the outdoor unit has to go, and the two pipes that need to connect the two together.

Most of the time, people want a unit in the middle of a room but aren't aware that if there isn't loft space above, then we would need to put trunking from the unit to the external wall.

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Great service from initial contact to the air conditioning installation. It came in handy just before the heat wave. I would highly recommend them.

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Alan and his team have been great. They helped us understand where and why we would want air con in our home. We are cool now.

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Alan was a true professional took him roughly 5 hours to do the air con installation in my home and left everything as clean as possible.