When summer’s heat and humidity hits, you want to ensure you have a fully functioning air conditioner. Whether you need routine AC maintenance, a tune-up or repairs, Jim Wagner Plumbing, Inc. can help. Call us today for appointments in the Lombard, IL area. We provide upfront pricing, eliminating surprises and hidden fees after our services.
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Signs Your Air Conditioner Needs Repairs
To prevent your air conditioner from malfunctioning when you need it most, it’s important to schedule an appointment with an AC contractor at the first signs of trouble. Some symptoms that can signal you need repairs can include:
- Your home isn’t reaching the desired temperature.
- There’s no cold air coming from the unit.
- Water is pooling under your ducts or near the drain tube.
- You encounter hot and cold spots throughout your home. This can indicate your unit isn’t cooling your house evenly.
- Your monthly utility bills increase.
- Your unit is nearing the end of its lifespan.
Why AC Maintenance Is Important
Keeping your AC unit properly maintained throughout the year can ensure it works as expected during the hot summer months. Scheduling regular tune-ups and maintenance appointments with an AC contractor can result in the following benefits:
- Keep your unit running efficiently and economically.
- Cost less to operate.
- Provide maximum climate control throughout your home.
- Ensure proper indoor air quality.
- Catch small issues early before they turn into major problems.
- Ensure that your property and loved ones are safe.
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What to Expect During an AC Tune-Up
To keep your air conditioner performing as expected, it’s important to schedule a yearly inspection with an AC contractor. During these routine visits, you can expect a professional to perform the following tasks:
- Check the refrigerant to ensure your system has the correct amount.
- Check for leaks.
- Examine the air ducts for debris or leaks.
- Inspect the evaporator coil to ensure it’s functioning properly and that air is flowing through it as expected.
- Check the electric control sequence and make sure the cooling and heating sequences are not operating at the same time.
- Inspect the electric terminals.
- Apply oil to the motors.
- Examine the belts.
- Ensure all components are functioning as expected.