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Getting Your AC Ready for the Season Ahead

AC-manifoldThe light at the end of the icy winter tunnel is here. Days are longer, the snow is gone, and temperatures are even warming up—albeit not as quickly as many of us may prefer. It may not be next week, but soon you are going to be calling upon your air conditioning system to step up to the plate and, hopefully, hit another one out of the park. Unfortunately, you cannot guarantee that this will be the case.

There are always going to be problems that you will face with your air conditioner. It is a mechanical system, after all, and prone to malfunctions like any other. That doesn’t mean you just leave its operational quality to the fates, though. There are plenty of ways in which you can get your AC prepped for the coming season. Doing so is going to help you to enjoy the best performance that your air conditioning system can muster.

Okay, So Maybe Not “Plenty”

But there is one, and sometimes one is all you need! If you have not done so already, now is the time to contact a member of our team in order to schedule professional air conditioning maintenance. When it comes to your air conditioning system and its overall performance, there is just no better way to get the results that you are after.

Now, we need to remind you here that, handy a homeowner as you may be, you need to schedule your air conditioning maintenance services with an experienced, professional technician. When it comes to all things HVAC in New Haven, CT, that is generally the case. Why? Because routine maintenance may be routine, but it is far from a simple procedure.

When you schedule your annual air conditioning maintenance, you are setting up for much more than a simple cleaning of your system. Yes, a thorough cleaning is a part of maintenance, but it’s not the whole shebang. We’ll go over your entire system with a fine-toothed comb. We’ll check refrigerant levels and electrical contacts. We’ll measure voltage/amperage and we’ll test your thermostat, capacitors, and other key components. We’ll tighten up loose connections and we’ll lubricate moving parts as needed, too. That way, your system will have the best shot possible at another productive, trouble-free season.

What You Can Do

Wait a second, you may be saying, you literally just told me that this is a job for the pros. Yes, that is true. However, there are also a few steps that you can take yourself that will help your air conditioner to excel. It takes a village, and all that, right?

First things first, you are definitely going to want to change your air filter as needed. This will typically be every 1-3 months. You don’t want to allow a dirty, clogged up filter to impede your AC’s operation or even do damages to your system as it drives up your cooling costs.

Also, check in on your outdoor unit from time to time. Clearing fallen debris off of the top of the cabinet and hosing things like grass clippings off of the sides can really help to prevent potential problems and issues with overall operation.

Schedule your AC maintenance with Celco Heating and Air Conditioning.

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