During a sweltering summer season, your air conditioner is what brings the difference between a comfortable home and a sauna. That means doing everything you can to keep your air conditioning system in good working condition. Cooling maintenance professionals at Miller Premier Services in Delaware, recommend conducting regular preventative maintenance to avoid costly repairs or HVAC system replacement. You can also reach us if you need emergency services.
Delaware’s experts in cooling maintenance
While HVAC maintenance is all about preventative measures that help improve performance and extend your unit’s lifespan, it also involves knowing what to check and taking action before your unit breaks down completely. Call our technicians if you notice the following in your air conditioning unit:
1. Higher energy bills than usual when you use your HVAC unit
High energy bills in your home indicate your HVAC unit is overworking. This could result from running the AC longer than usual to keep your home adequately cooled. A functional unit should cool your home at the same rate every month.
2. Thermostat not reaching its set temperature
If your thermostat is unable to reach the set temperature, it may be broken or dirty. Sometimes the issue could be your air conditioner, wiring, or dirty vents or ducts.
3. Noises or smells coming from the air conditioner when it is running
Did you just hear a banging, squealing, clanking, rattling, or a loud ‘whoosh’ in your cooling system? If you did, it’s time to talk to us. Such noises indicate debris or some form of blockage or loose pieces in the mechanical part of the system. Smells indicate worn-out or dirty filters. These can be replaced, and simple cleaning of the air ducts can solve the problem.
4. Poor airflow and air quality
If your vents are blowing hot, stuffy air, or your home is cooling evenly, you need to get the unit checked as soon as possible to restore indoor air quality. While the main problem could be the filters, you might need a technician to check if the thermostat and other technical parts are in good condition.
What our comprehensive cooling maintenance involves
Routine maintenance is a job that only expert HVAC technicians can handle. It is more complex as it involves opening, inspecting critical areas of your unit, conducting repairs, providing helpful advice that will help increase your unit’s lifespan, and giving recommendations where necessary. Our comprehensive services include
- Cleaning or replacing air filters
- Checking all electrical connections on HVAC equipment
- Lubricating fan motor
- Checking capacitors
- Checking safety controls
- Checking thermostat operations
- Measuring voltage and amperage draw on all components
- Checking system for proper airflow
- Checking all air temperatures
- Logging all operations
The benefits are more than worth it
Like cars and other home appliances, giving your HVAC system the care and maintenance, it needs helps lower your energy bills and extend its lifespan. Air conditioners can be expensive to replace. The last thing you want is a unit that shuts down in the middle of the night, and you’re forced to deal with the heat until morning. A well-maintained cooling system should last more than ten years. Here are some of the benefits of keeping your unit in top-notch condition.
- Lowers your utility bills
- Increases your unit’s lifespan
- Promotes healthy and clean indoor air quality
- Fewer emergency repairs
Contact Miller Premier Services for your heating and cooling maintenance needs in Delaware
Whether you’re running a residential or commercial HVAC, please don’t make it work harder than it should. Call our customer service representatives for further questions and information regarding cooling maintenance and schedule your HVAC maintenance with us.