How to Prevent Air Conditioning Problems

May 18, 2017

Many homeowners ask what they can do to help stop A/C system repair problems beyond changing their air filter monthly. D.A. Bennett Service Experts is here with a couple options to help your A/C system keep up with the dog days of summer.

Power off your system while mowing.

To prevent lawn clippings from getting into your outside cooling equipment, turn your thermostat to “off” while you are doing yardwork. You should also keep the outdoor system clear from any vegetation or brush so it has adequate room to perform properly.

Keep air supply vents open and free from obstruction.

To be sure your home has proper airflow, be sure your return air grills are open and have plenty of room around them.

Get routine pest control visits.

Bugs can get into the electrical components within your outdoor air conditioning equipment. These bugs could potentially cause the air conditioner to malfunction so spreading an environmentally safe pesticide around the base of your outdoor system can help avoid insect infestation issues.

Get your annual tune-up.

D.A. Bennett Service Experts offers air conditioning maintenance plans to provide homeowners with a proactive approach to taking care of your equipment. Annual maintenance is important not just to keep your air conditioner working properly, but also to keep your warranty valid.

Are you having issues with your air conditioning system? Call D.A. Bennett Service Experts today at 518-205-3324 and we’ll send one of our experts out to get you cooling again in no time.

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