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How AC Maintenance Can Help to Keep You Cool This Season

How AC Maintenance Can Help to Keep You Cool This Season

Summers in New Hampshire tend to be long and hot, and when temperatures rise, you’re going to want a cool, relaxing retreat. While you can grab a delicious ice cream, drop some ice cubes in your glass, or visit the beach for a bit of comfort, one of the best and most reliable ways to cool down is to use your home’s beloved AC.

The last thing you want or need is to flick that switch seeking air-conditioned bliss, and then find that nothing happens. Or worse yet, you get a blast of warm air! That’s where AC maintenance can save the day!

Maybe you’re thinking, “That doesn’t apply to me. My unit works perfectly fine.” Even if your AC is fully functioning, AC maintenance can help you to keep it that way. Check out the top ways that AC maintenance can help to keep you cool this season below.

Regular and Annual Maintenance 

Cleaning and inspecting your system with regular annual AC maintenance keeps your air conditioning running well. Your budget will also improve, too. Why? Because you won’t have to worry about costly emergency repairs or a simple maintenance issue spiraling into a broken cooling system.

You know the expression, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure”? Well, that perfectly applies when it comes to your air conditioner.

Regular AC maintenance can achieve the following:

  • Significantly extend the lifespan of your system
  • Prevent energy waste
  • Lower your electricity bills

If you want all of these benefits and more, it’s likely time to call in a professional for AC maintenance!

A Regular Maintenance Plan

We suggest you call in a skilled HVAC professional for some AC maintenance action every spring. That way, you can keep things running smoothly and catch any issues with your AC system before the summer heat hits.

A maintenance plan usually includes the following tasks:

  • Examine the condensing unit, fins, connections, and coils
  • Inspect levels of refrigerant in your system
  • Check and empty the drain pan
  • Search for leaks in the drain line and clogs
  • Examine all the components and all wiring
  • Check on thermostat functioning  
  • Replace your air filter

An HVAC technician should also inspect the blower to ensure it has enough lubrication.

How about airflow from the vents? All the coolness in the world isn’t going to do you or your family a lot of good if air isn’t flowing freely throughout your home. Eliminating clogs and blocks is essential for proper airflow.

Cleaning is also necessary to keep your air conditioning system running safely and soundly. One part of good AC maintenance is getting rid of dust and dirt, which prevent smooth system operation and put a crimp in safe and efficient cooling.

From your control panel and your condenser to your blower, filter, and evaporator coil, keeping your AC clean is keeping it—and you—cool.

During your AC maintenance appointment with Paul the Plumber, we’ll be sure your unit is squeaky clean!

A Functioning AC Is a Safe AC

Another reason AC maintenance why is so important is safety. Sometimes, electrical connections can get loose, which can create a fire hazard. You certainly don’t want that!

When you call in an HVAC technician, they can tighten up any loose connections and double-check your system for any other potential safety problem spots at the same time.

Got a Summer Bummer? Call Paul The Plumber

Annual AC maintenance is the most effective when it is performed by a professional HVAC technician. This can ensure that your unit is clean and operating at peak levels for both cooling and energy efficiency. Any electrical or operating problems can then be diagnosed before they become major problems. Regular maintenance will even improve your home’s air quality!

At Paul the Plumber, we make it so easy. AC tune-ups take under two hours. We will handle everything to keep your AC ready to run when you need it the most.

Our services for AC maintenance include:

  • A thorough system inspection
  • Cleaning
  • Any adjustments that need to be made
  • Lubrication
  • Testing operation efficiency

We’ll even test your system to make sure it’s operating at its best. All in all, we combine over 20 different maintenance services in that one fast and efficient maintenance appointment.

Before things get too hot to handle, give us a call at Paul the Plumber. Our service comes with a smile. Call us today and let us keep things cool for you!