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Extending the Lives of Air Conditioners with Regular Tune-Ups

There are few things more frustrating than having your air conditioner break down on a hot day. Not only is your home going to get unbearably warm, but you also have to deal with the stress of trying to find a repair technician who can fix your system as soon as possible. The good news is that you can avoid this situation by scheduling regular air conditioning maintenance with Westcoast Mechanical Contractors. Our Sanford HVAC experts can help you keep your air conditioner in top shape.

What are the Benefits of Scheduling AC Maintenance?

Regular maintenance is the best way to ensure that your system is working at peak efficiency and that it has a maximum lifespan. This is because regular maintenance allows our experts to identify potential problems before they become serious, get rid of dirt and debris that can cause wear and tear, and perform general system tune-ups that improve efficiency and performance.

The benefits of scheduling AC maintenance include:

  • Maximizing the lifespan of your air conditioner
  • Reducing the likelihood of needing a repair
  • Reducing the risk of needing a repair
  • Increasing comfort by ensuring that your system is working at maximum efficiency
  • Lowering your utility bills

To schedule a maintenance service for your air conditioner, contact us  at (407) 315-2006

What Are the Signs You Need AC Maintenance?

It's important to schedule AC maintenance before your air conditioner breaks down and you need a repair. However, if your air conditioner does break down, it's important to have it repaired as soon as possible, which is why it's also important to be able to recognize the signs that your air conditioner needs maintenance.

Some of the signs that your air conditioner needs maintenance include:

  • Your air conditioner is over 10 years old
  • Your utility bills are higher than normal
  • Your air conditioner is leaking
  • Your system is making odd sounds

Our Sanford, Florida AC maintenance team can perform a general inspection of your air conditioner and let you know if it's time for a tune-up. We can also help you find the best time for your air conditioner to be serviced. In general, air conditioners should be maintained between 10 and 15 years old.

How Often Should You Get Your AC Serviced?

The frequency at which you should service your air conditioning system can vary depending on several factors, including the type of AC unit, its usage, and the manufacturer's recommendations. 

However, a general guideline for routine AC maintenance is to have it serviced at least once a year. 

Here are some considerations:

Type of AC Unit:

  • Central Air Conditioner: Central AC systems typically benefit from annual maintenance before the cooling season begins, which is usually in the spring. This ensures it's in good working order when you need it most.
  • Window or Wall Units: Smaller AC units may not require annual maintenance but should still be checked for basic cleanliness and functionality at the beginning of the cooling season.

Usage: If you use your AC heavily or year-round, it may be a good idea to have it serviced more frequently. For instance, you might consider servicing a system used in a hot climate twice a year.

Manufacturer's Recommendations: Always refer to your AC unit's manufacturer guidelines for maintenance. They often provide specific recommendations for service intervals and tasks.

DIY Maintenance: Regularly clean or replace air filters yourself as needed. Dirty filters can reduce efficiency and strain the system.

Signs of Problems: If you notice any unusual noises, reduced cooling capacity, or other issues, don't wait for the annual service. Have the AC system inspected and serviced promptly to prevent further damage.

Professional Inspection: An annual professional inspection can help identify potential problems early, improve energy efficiency, and extend the lifespan of your AC unit.

During a professional AC service, a technician typically performs tasks such as cleaning coils, checking refrigerant levels, lubricating moving parts, inspecting electrical connections, and ensuring proper airflow. 

Regular maintenance can not only keep your AC running efficiently but also help prevent costly breakdowns.

Remember that neglecting AC maintenance can lead to reduced cooling performance, higher energy bills, and even the need for costly repairs or replacement

Therefore, it's wise to adhere to a regular maintenance schedule, and when in doubt, consult with an HVAC professional for guidance based on your specific circumstances.

Schedule Your AC Maintenance Service Today!

Are you unsure when to schedule your air conditioner maintenance? Don't worry - our HVAC team can help you determine the best time to have your system serviced. 

We can perform a general inspection of your air conditioner and let you know if it's time for a tune-up.  We're here to provide quality service to keep your home comfortable.

Contact us now at (407) 315-2006 to schedule your AC maintenance with a member of our team.

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