When we find ourselves uncharted territory in life, we typically search for the advice of someone who has been there and done that – a seasoned veteran. For most of us, heating and cooling equipment or air conditioner service would be in that category. It’s certainly not knowledge that most homeowners in Saint Petersburg have already and not one that many have the desire to attain the skills in. Luckily for you, your air conditioner service needs can be taken care of thanks to Hale's Air Conditioning Services Inc.
But what makes it so important to have a professional complete your air conditioner service over watching a handful of YouTube videos and attempting to do it yourself? We could write an unending blog covering this, but here are just a few of the things that the pros do during the air conditioner service process:
- Check for the proper refrigerant charge. Having a system that has the right amount of refrigerant ensures you have a system that is operating efficiently. Too little refrigerant means your system will run longer, lowering efficiency and making your system work more than it has to. Too much refrigerant also means reduced efficiency and can damage your system in the long run.
- Clean the coils. Both the indoor and outdoor coils might collect dust and dirt over time, harming your system’s efficiency in the process. Plus, a dirty indoor coil might potentially cause it to freeze over, producing an even bigger headache.
- Look at the filter. One of the most frequent causes for an inefficient air conditioner is a dirty filter. Dirty filters make it more difficult for your system to pull air through it before being sent throughout your home. Your home’s indoor air quality can also be diminished by dirty filters as well.
- Inspect the electrical connections. As is the case with a lot of appliances, connectors and screws can come loose, potentially causing harm to your system’s electrical components, including blower motors, compressors and control panels.
While there are things that you can do yourself, like buying and taking advantage of a programmable thermostat
, there are some things that should be left to the experts. If you’re wondering what the team at Hale's Air Conditioning Services Inc can offer you when you schedule air conditioner service, give us a call at 727-369-6195 to set up an appointment.