Top Tips for Preventing AC Breakdown During Hot Summers | Air Conditioner Maintenance Guide

A set of infographics about air conditioning in a house.

April 30, 2018

Humidity is a very common problem for people living in the summertime. Santa Fe Springs has high levels of humidity, which sometimes exceeds 80%! This means that it’s almost impossible not to feel hot with all this environmental air pollution and sweating happening inside your home or office space.

Also, breaking down of the air conditioning unit of your abode or commercial space during summers can make your life living hell. For that matter, here we discuss some useful tips that can help you prevent the breakdown of your air conditioning unit amid high temperatures.

Keep a Check on Air Filters

Your AC unit’s filters are essential in providing you with fresh, clean air. They also get dirty very quickly which could lead to the system shutting down if not serviced or changed on time!

You can have them replaced and serviced in straightforward services charges from any local air conditioning repair in Santa Fe Springs. Or else replace them on your own. This simple routine of taking care of your AC air filters can protect you from unforeseen repairing works.

Schedule a Pre-summer Tune-up

The best way to avoid an air conditioning breakdown this summer is by getting your system tuned up before the season starts. You might think it’s too early, but not if you want cool breezes on hot days!

Aside from significant maintenance works, they proactively search for any budding fault in your air conditioning unit and fix it. In short, with their pre-summer tune-up, they can breathe new life into your air conditioner to prepare it for smooth running until next summers.

Take care of the Cleaning of Evaporator and Condenser Unit

To ensure your AC unit is running smoothly all summer long, it’s important that you take care of the indoor (evaporator) and outdoor part as well. Make sure there aren’t any dirt or debris building up in these areas; clean around anything which could be obstructing fresh air coming out such as furniture articles near an air handler on its own floor planks etcetera! These simple measures will help improve performance so no breakdowns occur this year either.

Don’t Put Extra Load on Your AC Unit

Some people think that setting the thermostat at the lowest possible reading would result in a sudden drop in temperature. That’s not the case at all. Therefore, don’t run your air conditioning unit at the lowest temperature setting for long hours.

This will result in a minor change in your indoor temperatures, but conversely, it will increase the chances of a sudden breakdown of your air conditioning unit.

You can reduce the heat transfer inside your house with the help of insulation. Moreover, using ceiling fans to circulate cold air will also help in reducing the load on the air conditioning unit.




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Written by Angel Muro

I started Comfort Time Plumbing Heating & Cooling out of a love for HVAC & Plumbing and a desire to make our customers comfortable. My curiosity about heating, plumbing, and air conditioning turned into a career focused on expertise and customer care. Through this blog, I aim to share helpful tips and stories from my experiences, aiming to assist you with your HVAC & Plumbing needs beyond just outlining our services.

April 30, 2018

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