Tyler Air Conditioning: Is Your Air Conditioner Ready For Summer?

Tyler air conditioning
The dog days of summer are coming and, in Texas, that means temperatures that can cause the mercury in your thermometer to boil. When the blistering heat turns the outside world into a Martian landscape, you’ll be relaxing inside your cool, comfortable home.  Or will you? Pre-summer maintenance is the only way to be sure that your air conditioner will work when you need it. At Tyler air conditioning, we know what has to be done to insure your unit provides you with a perfect home environment. But, before you call us, make sure you do your part:

-  Clean or change your air filter once a month.  Dirty air filters mean your system is starved for air and will have to work harder to push cold air through your ducts and vents.  This will increase your electric bills and put excess wear and tear on the machine’s parts.  If you have an electrostatic filter, clean it with a garden hose and allow it to dry thoroughly before putting it back in your unit.

-  Test your thermostat.  Set your thermostat to several degrees lower than the temperature inside your house.  If the thermostat does not make your air conditioner turn on and off, it may need to be replaced.  A thermostat that does not function correctly could also be the result of dead or dying batteries. Changing your thermostat’s batteries on a regular basis - before they fail - is a good habit to get into

-  Clean yard debris from around your compressor.  The compressor is the outside part of your air conditioner.  Weeds and grass that grow up around it can choke it and keep it from working efficiently.  Trim overgrown brush by hand to prevent debris thrown by a weed whacker from getting stuck to the fins of the compressor.  If grass is already stuck to your compressor, gently flush it away with a garden hose.  Be careful not to bend the fins with a strong spray.

Once you’ve done your part, then it’s time to call in the professionals at Tyler air conditioning. With our seasonal maintenance inspections, we can extend the life of your system and make sure it’s running as efficiently as possible. We have a team of trained technicians that will check every part of your air conditioner to make sure that the summer sun heats the outside of your home not the inside. Call Tyler air conditioning at 903-597-8381 to ask about specials and to schedule a preventive maintenance visit.  Our goal is your satisfaction.

Tyler Air Conditioning
2600 East Fifth Street
Tyler, TX 75701

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