Air Conditioning Repair4 Common Causes of Greenville Air Conditioner Repairs

June 23, 2014by admin0

4 Common Causes of Greenville Air Conditioner RepairsThe weather in North Carolina tends to vary. We are one of the few states that experiences all four seasons to the fullest. During the winter time, it is important to have a heater to stay warm, and during the summertime, it is important to have an air conditioner to stay cool.

Unfortunately, many homeowners do not treat their heating and cooling system with the proper respect. There are several different things that homeowners are doing to cause them to need professional Greenville air conditioner repairs. If you want to extend the lifespan of your cooling unit, then we suggest you stop doing the following things.

Improper Use of a Thermostat

The thermostat of an air conditioner is what gives you complete control over the temperature in your house. However, there is a proper way to use your thermostat to ensure that you get the most out of your Greenville air conditioner.  

If you find yourself constantly readjusting the temperature on your thermostat from a low setting to a high setting, you are causing damages to your cooling system.

You do not need to change your thermostat from one drastic setting to another. We suggest making the temperature changes at a slower pace. You can drop the temperature one or two degrees at a time to avoid causing major damages to your cooling system.

Not Replacing Air Filters

Every air conditioner comes with some type of air filtration system that is designed to filter harmful materials from your harming your air conditioner and it improve the quality of air you are breathing. However, it is important the filters of this air filtration system be changed regularly.  

If you do not change your air filter of your air conditioner regularly, you are not just risking your family’s health, but you are also risking the entire air conditioner structure.

It depends on how often you air conditioner is being used, and how many pets you have in your home, how often your air conditioner’s filter needs to be changed.

Vacation Home:

6 to 12 Months

“Average” home without pets:

Every 90 Days

“Average” home with a dog or cat:

60 days

If you have more than one pet or allergies:

30 to 45 days

 Ignoring Major Air Conditioner Issues

An air conditioner is a complex piece of machinery that will give off certain warning signs when it is dealing with problems. You might notice that your air conditioner stays running constantly, but the temperature in your home never changes. This means your unit is struggling to keep your home at a comfortable temperature. You also might notice the air blowing out of your unit isn’t as cool as it used to be.  You can also listen to your outdoor unit for any unusual noises.

It is extremely important to addresses these issues immediately to avoid major Greenville air conditioner repairs. When you notice one of these signs, you should call a professional HVAC contractor immediately.

Not Cleaning Air Ducts

It is easy to over look the air ducts of your air conditioning unit. Especially since they are difficult to access. However, air ducts are the pathways that your air travels to cool your entire home. Air ducts can develop leaks and breaks in their seals over a period of time. This can cause a problem and affect the efficiency of your air conditioner. It will also cause wasted energy and higher electric bills.

If you are looking for Greenville Air Conditioner Repairs, please call Two Amigos Heating & Air at 252-522-0036 or fill out our online request form.

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