Tips to Extend the Life Expectancy of Your Air Conditioner

August 27, 2018

When you buy an air conditioner you expect it to last. According to the Department of Energy (DOE), the average life expectancy of a central air conditioning unit is 15 to 20 years but as with any appliance how long an air conditioner lasts depends on how much you use it and how well you take care of it. The good news is, thank today’s cooling technology, air conditioners get better and better every year but even the best can not be expected to last forever. But whether your AC is brand new or 15 years old, the following tips can keep help it extend its life expectancy. Don’t Run Your Air Conditioner Continuously Like our bodies, an air conditioner asked to work day and night is going to break down sooner rather than later. Here in the Boling area, we rely on AC to give us relief from the oppressive heat and high humidity that define our long summers, but there are times you can shut the AC off. If you will be leaving the house for an extended period of time, or while you’re at work, dial the thermostat up at least five degrees. This will keep the...

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Why You Should Get a Precision Tune-Up

June 6, 2018

Your air conditioning unit is like any other equipment you rely on since it provides you with all the comfort you need during summer. But, what happens when your AC system breaks down in the middle of a hot day? Luckily for you, this can be avoided by a simple precision tune-up. An AC system needs routine maintenance to avoid further damage and future costly repairs. Some of the benefits of getting a precision tune-up include: Increased Efficiency A precision tune-up keeps your AC unit in the best shape. It cleans and restores the unit to ensure proper functioning and safety. The AC unit functions effortlessly and achieves maximum efficiency after a complete tune-up, which significantly lowers your energy bills. Avoid Costly Repairs Even though your AC unit may be functioning right now, it doesn’t necessarily indicate that it’s in good condition. Don’t wait until your AC unit stops functioning to check it out. During a precision tune-up, the technician is able to pinpoint small problems that could otherwise lead to further expensive damages in the future. These issues can be fixed immediately to avoid expensive damages. Enjoy Peace of Mind After a complete precision tune-up, you can be sure...

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