How Often Should You Get Your Air Conditioner Serviced?

When the oppressive Florida summer heat is in full swing, you might feel like your AC isn’t working as well as it should. If that’s the case, a maintenance call might be just what you need.

Why You Need Your AC Serviced

You wouldn’t neglect getting the oil changed in your car just because the car seems to be working fine, would you? Similarly, even if it isn’t obvious that your AC is having problems, you should get it serviced regularly. Not doing so could void your warranty and lead to costly repairs.

Of course, there are some things you can do yourself to take care of your AC, such as changing the filters and cleaning the condenser coils. However, professional service involves more, and it is vital because most air conditioners in Florida run for thousands of hours every year.

What AC Service Involves

A professional will come to your home and perform an inspection and a tune-up of your unit. The technician should check refrigerant levels, look for leaks, measure airflow, and check belts for tightness and wear. He or she should also inspect electric terminals, tighten connections, and check the accuracy of your thermostat.

Hire technicians with good reputations, and ask if they have experience maintaining your brand of air conditioner Climatic technicians are experienced with all makes and models of air conditioning and heat pump systems.

How Often to Get Your AC Serviced

It is a good idea to get your AC serviced at least once a year. Aim to take care of this before the full heat of summer descends on your city. Of course, Florida is warm year-round, so any time is a good time to get your unit checked out and tuned up.

To prevent problems with your AC and stay comfortable during hot and sticky southwestern Florida summers, call a Climatic Conditioning Co., Inc. technician today at 941-444-5399.

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