How to Prevent Air Conditioning Problems

May 18, 2017

Many homeowners ask what they can do to prevent air conditioning repair problems in addition to changing their air filter monthly. Peitz Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning is here with a few recommendations to help your air conditioning system keep up with the high temperatures of summer.

Shut off your system while mowing.

To help stop lawn clippings from infiltrating your outside A/C equipment, turn your thermostat to “off” while you are doing yardwork. You should also keep the outdoor unit clear from any vegetation or brush so it has enough room to perform properly.

Keep air supply vents open and free from obstruction.

To make sure you have proper airflow, be sure your return air grills are open and have plenty of space around them.

Get routine pest control service.

Bugs can find their way into the electrical components within your outdoor A/C equipment. These bugs could actually cause the air conditioner to malfunction so spreading an environmentally safe pesticide around the base of your outdoor equipment can help prevent insect infestation issues.

Get your yearly tune-up.

Peitz Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning offers cooling equipment maintenance plans to provide homeowners with a proactive approach to taking care of your air conditioning system. Yearly maintenance is crucial not just to keep your cooling system working properly, but also to keep your warranty valid.

Are you having issues with your air conditioning system? Call Peitz Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning today at 605-223-0307 and we’ll send one of our experts out to get you cooling again in no time.

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