With the weather in Edmonton warming up, an AC repair is the last thing you want to put up with as you turn your air conditioner on for the first time this season. So as air conditioner season begins, keep in mind a few ordinary air conditioner concerns that you should be watching for when you turn on your system. These are a few of the most common AC problems we see around Edmonton:
Letting your air conditioner run over extended periods without being tuned-up is likely to only cause more problems as time passes. Whether it results in simple air conditioner service or you end up needing air conditioner replacement, issues can begin to compound, negatively impacting the efficiency and operation of your system. If air filters and coils become dirty and stay dirty, it’s likely that it will hurt the compressor and fans that are a part of the unit, causing a shorter life. The answer to all these common AC problems is to have an AC tune-up done every spring.
When your air conditioner isn’t operating efficiently, the compressor and fan controls can wear out, or several other crucial components may be affected. When your system cycles on and off a lot there is unneeded stress placed on these internal components, causing improper operation or premature failure.
From a dead battery to a thermostat sensor that isn’t calibrated correctly, there are a number of thermostat headaches that might also happen. If it has been a while since you last replaced your thermostat batteries, it might be time to do so in order to avoid any problems with the settings you have right now. After all, your thermostat is in control of conveying your comfort desires to the system, keeping your home comfortable for you on the hottest of Edmonton days. Another choice is to upgrade your thermostat to a more energy efficient programmable or ‘smart’ model.
Knowing about common air conditioner problems can help you check a few basic items off the list if you’re having trouble with your system, helping you dodge AC repair or potential air conditioner replacement. If at any time you think you’re having air conditioner problems and need someone to take a look at your system, give the team at Rob's Albertan Service Experts a call at 780-800-9047 or schedule an appointment online.