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How to Prevent Air Conditioner Breakdowns

Now  that the spring is here and summer is on its way, it’s time to inspect the air conditioner.  If you want your air conditioner to run efficiently when the warm days hit us, then you need to ensure that the AC filters, coils and fins are properly serviced.  If not, you risk unnecessary breakdowns and high utility costs.

According to the U.S. Department of Energy, regularly replacing your AC filters is the easiest and most critical task for running at maximum capacity. Dirty air filters prevent normal airflow and significantly reduce its efficiency. Moreover, a clogged air filter allows unfiltered air carrying dirt to enter the evaporator coil, which impacts the coils’s ability to absorb heat.

A dirty filter can cause your AC to overheat, forcing it to work harder than it should. In addition, it can also lead to contaminated indoor air quality.

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Common Central AC Problems & How to Fix Them

air conditioner repairNow that spring is here and summer is around the corner, it’s time to assess your central air conditioner to make sure it’s ready for the hot summer days.  If you can detect problems early, you can prevent damage to your AC and large repair bills.According to Bob Boldt, the biggest culprit is dirty air filers.

Unless cool air can pass freely through your filter, your system must work harder to deliver the desired temperature thus adding to its wear and tear. To prevent that added stress, check your filter regularly and clean or replace it as needed.

Read Bob’s Full List Right Here. After assessing the workability of your air conditioner, you may determine that it’s time to replace your outdated AC system with a more efficient one. Here’s what Bell Home Solutions says about the most important things about new air conditioners:

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