Smart Choice Heating and Air Blog: Posts Tagged ‘AC Maintenance’

When Is a Cooling System Problem an Emergency?

Monday, August 26th, 2019
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Sometimes it can be hard to tell when an AC problem is a problem that can wait for a more convenient time on your schedule, or if it’s an emergency that could lead to further AC damage, or even property damage.

For instance, something like low airflow could just mean your air filter needs to be changed (you should be doing this every 1-3 months) while a lack of cooled air might mean your thermostat accidentally got adjusted or isn’t in cooling mode. The problems we’ve described below, however, constitute as emergencies and you absolutely should give us a call if they occur.

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Diagnosing AC Issues: Why Maintenance Matters

Monday, July 1st, 2019

We introduced you to the idea of AC maintenance and its importance in our previous blog post—getting this service on your schedule once a year helps to ensure your air conditioner works as well as it was designed to, for as long as it was meant to.

It’s easy to get started with maintenance, too—just give us a call! We’re happy to discuss with you the benefits of our time-saving and cost-saving maintenance plan.

In the meantime though, we really want to stress why exactly maintenance matters so much. We listed some benefits in that blog post a couple of weeks ago, and we also talked about what happens during maintenance—our technicians thoroughly inspect the system, making necessary adjustments and alerting you to repair needs.

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Have You Scheduled Your Pre-Season AC Tune-Up Yet?

Monday, June 17th, 2019
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True, summer is just about officially here—just a few more days. But does that mean it’s too late to schedule your maintenance tune-up if you haven’t done so already? Of course not! Unless your air conditioner is completely broken down and cannot be repaired, it’s never too late for professional maintenance.

Of course, it does matter how often you have your tune-ups done. If it’s been over a year since your cooling system has been maintained, you certainly shouldn’t wait any longer. And if you have a heat pump system, that means it gets year-round use, and therefore needs year-round care—in this case, two maintenance visits a year. Regardless of the type of air conditioner you use, regular maintenance is vital for your system for the following reasons:

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AC Care: Schedule Your Tune-Up Today

Monday, March 11th, 2019
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When you hear a recommendation to have air conditioning maintenance done, we understand it can be an easy suggestion to dismiss. Unless something is clearly wrong with your air conditioner—for instance if you’re not getting any cooling on one of the hottest days of the year—you’d likely put off calling in a pro, particularly if things worked “just fine” last season. And yet, similar to maintenance for your vehicle, routine air conditioning and heating maintenance is so important for repair prevention.

As specialists in the HVAC industry, we feel it’s our responsibility to tell you why routine maintenance is so vital to your air conditioner. For more information, reach out to our team and schedule your HVAC maintenance with us ASAP.

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