Tips to Consider If You Want to Fix Your Air Conditioner

» Posted by on Sep 22, 2020 in Painting Services | 0 comments

As a property owner, you have certainly thought about the possibility of your HVAC system to go down. Or maybe you have already experienced this extremely agitating situation. Sure a broken AC can be a hassle and a costly repair. When you hire an expert technician for your home AC repair Spring, you need to make sure to pick the best one. Or else, it will either cost you tons or your AC issue won’t become repaired. But, if you are a DIY enthusiast, this article is perfect for you as we discuss here the following doable step you can try doing before you hire an expert.

Check your air ducts

This tip may require a little ladder and/or leg work. Mount on a ladder and climb up into your attic to check it. Guarantee that the air ducts of your house have air that flows out of them. When they are dirty, they block the airflow. If this happens, cleaning your airflow might just resolve your issue. 

Melt the ice and clean your AC unit

Try to inspect the AC unit itself. When you can observe any hint of ice in it, guarantee to melt it by turning everything off or switching off the system (except for the fan) and allow the ice to melt on its own. Then, make sure to provide the unit a good cleaning. It must be quite straightforward to clean the blades of the fan and eliminate the debris from around or in the unit. Also, you need to make sure first that the unit is entirely off and then clean the condenser fins and blades as well. Be careful because thee part tends to break easily.

Check your thermostat

Whether you believe it or not, one of the reasons why your unit stops working is because your thermostat has dead batteries. Moreover, there’s a chance that its settings were messed up, hence, you need to inspect that as well. 

Change your filter

Changing your filter needs to be part of your routine maintenance on your to-do-list for your household chores. Otherwise, this can be the culprit why things don’t entirely function anymore. Changing your filter consistently is a relatively inexpensive and easy thing to do. This won’t just help with your home’s indoor quality, but it can help stop a complete breakdown, as well. 

Inspect your circuit breaker

Before anything else and before you take your AC unit to the HVAC experts, it’s a must to inspect your circuit breaker first. The last thing you would like to occur is to pay for an expert to come to your home to repair a bad AC issue, only to see them check your breaker, flip a switch, and repair everything. They will surely laugh at you while you pay for their trouble as well. Particularly when you own many appliances and other things on a similar breaker, the whole this possibly tripped and caused your AC unit to stop working. 

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