When we find ourselves uncharted territory in life, we usually look to the advice of someone who has been there and done that – a pro. For many of us, heating and cooling equipment or air conditioner service would be included in that category. It’s certainly not something that the majority homeowners in Mount Pleasant have already and not one that many have the desire to acquire the skills in. Luckily for you, your air conditioner service needs can be taken care of thanks to Olde Towne Heating & Air.
But what makes it so crucial to have a specialist handle your air conditioner service over watching a couple YouTube videos and trying to do it yourself? We could write a never ending blog about this, but here are a couple of the things that the pros do during the air conditioner service process:
- Check for the proper refrigerant charge. Having a system that has the right amount of refrigerant ensures you have a system that is running efficiently. Too little refrigerant means your system will operate longer, decreasing efficiency and making your system work more than it should. Too much refrigerant also means reduced efficiency and can damage your system in the long run.
- Clean the coils. Both the indoor and outdoor coils may collect dust and dirt over time, decreasing your system’s efficiency in the process. Plus, a dirty indoor coil can potentially cause it to freeze over, creating an even bigger headache.
- Check the filter. One of the most frequent causes for an inefficient air conditioner is a dirty filter. Dirty filters make it more difficult for your system to pull air through it before being sent throughout your home. Your home’s indoor air quality can also be affected by dirty filters as well.
- Inspect the electrical connections. As is the case with a lot of appliances, connectors and screws can come unfastened, potentially causing harm to your system’s electrical components, including blower motors, compressors and control panels.
While there are tasks that you can do yourself, like buying and taking advantage of a programmable thermostat
, there are some things that should be left to the experts. If you’re wanting to know what the experts at Olde Towne Heating & Air can offer you when you set up air conditioner service, give us a shout at 843-485-0967 to set up an appointment.