When we encounter uncharted territory in life, we typically search for the advice of someone who has been there and done that – a seasoned veteran. For many of us, heating and cooling equipment or air conditioner service would be in that category. It’s certainly not knowledge that most homeowners in Kearney 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 covered thanks to Thurston Heating & Air Conditioning.
But what makes it so important to have a pro complete your air conditioner service over watching a couple YouTube videos and trying to do it yourself? We could write an unending blog about this, but here are just a few of the things that the experts do during the air conditioner service process:
- Check for the proper refrigerant charge. Having a system that has the correct amount of refrigerant ensures you have a system that is running efficiently. Too little refrigerant means your system will operate longer, lowering efficiency and making your system work more than it has to. Too much refrigerant also means lower efficiency and can harm your system in the long run.
- Clean the coils. Both the indoor and outdoor coils can collect dust and dirt over time, hurting your system’s efficiency in the process. Plus, a dirty indoor coil may potentially cause it to freeze over, generating an even bigger headache.
- Check the filter. One of the most routine 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 diminished 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 damage 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 using a programmable thermostat
, there are some things that should be left to the professionals. If you’re wanting to know what the pros at Thurston Heating & Air Conditioning can offer you when you schedule air conditioner service, give us a shout at 308-624-3485 to set up an appointment.