How to Prevent Air Conditioning Problems

May 18, 2017

Many customers ask what they can do to prevent cooling equipment repair problems beyond changing their air filter every 30 days. Strand Brothers Service Experts is here with some suggestions to help your cooling equipment keep up with the dog days of summer.

Turn off your system while mowing.

To prevent lawn clippings from infiltrating your outside air conditioning equipment, turn your thermostat to “off” while you are mowing. You should also keep the outdoor system clear from any obstructions so it has enough room to perform properly.

Keep air supply vents open and free from obstruction.

To ensure proper airflow, confirm your return air grills are open and have plenty of room around them.

Get routine pest control service.

Bugs can make their way into the electrical components within your outdoor cooling equipment. These bugs could seriously cause the air conditioner to malfunction so spreading an environmentally safe pesticide around the base of your outdoor system can help stop insect infestation issues.

Get your annual tune-up.

Strand Brothers Service Experts offers cooling equipment maintenance plans to provide you with a proactive approach to taking care of your cooling system. Seasonal maintenance is crucial not just to keep your air conditioner working properly, but also to keep your warranty valid.

Are you having issues with your air conditioning system? Call Strand Brothers Service Experts today at 512-596-1257 and we’ll send one of our experts out to get you cooling again in no time.

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