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How Do I Know When to Service My Cooling System?

Most homeowners don’t call an air conditioning technician to their homes until the AC unit has broken down. As long as they still feel some airflow to the home, this seems like the most cost-effective option. However, in most cases this is just not true. When an air conditioning system seems to be struggling, you should always try to schedule services ASAP. And even if it is in good condition, regular air conditioning service is always a good idea.

Symptoms of a Sick System

If your air conditioning system appears to be suffering in performance, even just a little bit, we always recommend having a technician take a look at it. Any air conditioning issue can end up progressing until the entire system is working overtime to make up for the lack. This can wear down other components, and the final repair may end up costing more than it would have in the first place. This may even affect the AC compressor, the most costly single component of your system. Here are just a few reasons to call a professional:

  • The air is not cold.
  • The system is running all the time.
  • The air is warm.
  • There is very little airflow.
  • You hear unusual noises.
  • The unit has trouble starting up.
  • The system does not run for long enough.
  • Your energy bills go up.

Don’t Forget to Schedule Maintenance

The best way to keep air conditioning issues under control is to schedule maintenance each year with a trained professional. We recommend getting on a twice yearly maintenance schedule in order to prevent issues from occurring with your AC and heating systems.

During professional air conditioning maintenance, your technician will adjust some of the components, clean dirty coils and other parts, and finish an inspection of the whole system. This way, you can find out about any unnoticeable existing issues before they become serious.

For air conditioning maintenance and repairs in Farmington, NM, trust the friendly technicians at Robbins Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc.

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