Regular maintenance and upkeep. They aren’t the sauciest words in the English dictionary, but neither are most projects related to keeping your home in tip-top shape.
Make it a habit; check the state of your air conditioner’s filters, fins and coils at the beginning, middle and end of the warm season. Doing so will help ensure that your ac unit lasts its projected lifespan and help you recognize when to schedule professional ac repair in Williamsville.
What to do
Check, Clean and Change
Keep your ac unit running efficiently by checking, cleaning and/or changing the filters. Dirty filters restrict airflow, which forces the ac unit to work harder. It can use up to 15% more energy trying to achieve your preferred temperature. If you have pets that shed, like cats or dogs, you may want to check the filters on a more frequent basis.
Clean the Coils
Another way to help avoid needing ac repair in Williamsville is to clean your ac unit’s condenser and evaporator coils. Evaporator coils absorb excess heat. Dirt reduces their effectiveness by preventing the heat from being absorbed. Condenser coils release heat outside of your home. Condenser coils more prone to getting dirty because they are exposed to the elements. Use a nylon brush with firm bristles to clean the condenser coil.
Both the condenser and evaporator coils are covered with aluminum fins. These fins bend easily, which blocks airflow. Use a fin comb to straighten out bent fins.
If you’ve taken the steps listed above and your air conditioner still needs ac repair in Williamsville, don’t worry, just call Roy’s. AC units are machines and even with the most diligent care, they are susceptible to wear and tear over time. We’re happy to come out and fix the problem.
(If D.I.Y. is not for y.o.u. Roy’s can handle that too. Ac maintenance and ac repair in Williamsville is what we do!)