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It’s time to schedule your ac maintenance

Posted on: March 26, 2015

Spring has sprung and it’s time for seasonal air conditioning maintenance! If you haven’t already, it’s time to schedule your AC’s tune-up to ensure it will perform optimally all year long. Our experienced technicians at James A. Wheat & Sons will inspect your unit and alert you to any issues (major or minor) before they can become a major headache in the middle of summer.

Schedule your AC maintenance in Montgomery County, MD today by calling 240-399-5051 or filling out the form in the sidebar.

Spring air conditioner maintenance

While you’re vacuuming under the rugs and throwing out the junk you accumulated over the winter, take some time to check over your air conditioner. There are a few key things you should look for:

Make sure your compressor is clear – there’s no telling what kind of debris and other stuff can collect around your air conditioner compressor over the winter. It might not seem like a big deal, but all that junk can block airflow into your compressor and prevent the coil from radiating heat away, eventually causing it to overheat!

Check your air filters – you should have been changing your air filters all winter while running the furnace, but if it’s been more than a month or so now is a good time to check them and make sure they’re clear. Remember that proper air flow is one of the most important factors in determining your air conditioner’s cooling efficiency and effectiveness, so clogged air filters will increase your costs and could potentially cause your unit to burn out prematurely.

Check your thermostat – this may seem like a no brainer, but it’s still a good idea to check your thermostat to make sure it’s set to COOL mode. You’d be surprised at how many people call us every summer thinking they have a broken air conditioner when really they forgot to make the switch!

Call James A. Wheat & Sons – once you’ve taken care of everything else, call James A. Wheat & Sons! Our expert air conditioner technicians will give your system a tune up to prepare it for the warm days ahead. We’ll check everything, from the condition of the blower fan to the level of refrigerant in the coils to the tightness of the screws.

Schedule your appointment today

Keep your home running smoothly with a maintenance appointment today. Our expert technicians can evaluate your system and make any necessary repairs or changes.

Contact us online or call 240-399-5051 to schedule your appointment!