Frequently Asked Questions
Reducing energy bills is an excellent example of personal desire. Therefore, to cut down energy bills, an air conditioner is not only supposed to have new technology, but it should be well maintained. Remember, AC technology has significantly improved, including the efficiency of energy consumption. Remember, when it comes to replacing vs. repairing, it is vital to make the correct decision.
- A tripped circuit breaker or a blown fuse
- Dirty filter (which must be replaced often)
- Clogged or blocked vents and register
- Thermostat not set property
- Condenser obstruction, which is blocking airflow.
- The demand
- A home’s orientation (like if it is facing west)
- Specific regional climate
- Age of a home
- The quality and quantity of a home’s insulation
- A home’s ventilation and ductwork
- The age and size of a window
- Licensed and insured – Does the contractor holds these documents
- Established contractor – What is the track record of the contractor in the community
- Reference – can the contractor provide references
- Does the contractor offer 24/7, 365 days’ support?
- Do they offer work guarantees
- Check, clean, or replace furnace filter – The function of a furnace blower motor is to circulate cool air from the system to your home. The simplest form of maintenance is changing the AC filter regularly. Remember, a clogged filter restricts airflow, which reduces system efficiency and the ability to cool a room effectively. It is wise to change the filters as per the instruction of the manufacturer.
- Cleaning Debris from the evaporator and condenser – debris buildup around the condenser and evaporator will cause all kinds of AC performance issues. Cleaning the area by clearing out weeds, grass, bushes, vines, and tree branches will play a massive role in the performance of the unit.
- Clean the Fins – When cleaning and maintaining your AC system, show the fins some love. You should clean the aluminum condenser fins with a sprayer or garden hose. However, before doing this, ensure the system is OFF. In fact, consider switching off the unit from the circuit breaker. Doing this will give you a guarantee the system will not turn on unexpectedly.