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How to Keep Your Air Conditioner from Failing

One factor that can wreak havoc on a warm summer’s day in West Jefferson is a failing air conditioner. Your home is usually the cool place you rest when you’ve had enough of the heat outdoors. But when it’s actually WARMER inside than it is outside, it can be a pretty sad situation. This condition calls for an air conditioning service, and you’ve got better things to do with your vacation time than wait for your AC to get fixed. So, how can you avoid an air conditioner failure and take full advantage of your summer? The key to avoiding a failure and the expected air conditioning service appointment is to be proactive! Instead of an emergency air conditioning repair, why not plan ahead and arrange preventive maintenance?

A preventive AC maintenance checkup performed by the team at West Jefferson Plumbing and Heating, Inc. is your first and soundest line of defense against a number of problems that can end in AC failure—and the resulting miserable summer days. We’ll check that everything is operating as it should and monitor for things that could be potential problems in a matter of time. We’ll take care of those budding problems before they grow into expensive problems that leave you in the sweltering heat of summer.

Some other tips you can do to help keep your air conditioner operating as it should are:

  • Frequently checking and changing your air filter to keep air flowing efficiently through your home.
  • Confirming your AC equipment isn’t obstructed by any plant life or debris. Check to ensure that your air returns aren’t covered by furniture or drapery or anything else that could impact airflow. The harder your AC has to work, the less efficient it’ll be—and the more likely it’ll be to break down earlier in its life.

Before things heat up this summer, reach out to West Jefferson Plumbing and Heating, Inc. to make sure your AC is ready for the challenge! You’ll be pleased you did. Call the experts at 614-450-1575 to arrange a regular air conditioning service to keep your AC in great shape and to keep your home cool all summer long. If you find it simpler, you can also book an appointment with us online.

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