3 Ways You’re Misusing Your Air Conditioner

In the hot, humid days of summer, having a fully operational air conditioner to cool your home becomes a necessity. If your AC stops working properly, it can be due to a number of factors: a clogged air filter, a faulty compressor, or a damaged motor. It’s also possible to misuse your AC by wrong practices. Here are 3 ways you’re misusing your air conditioner:

1. Not performing regular maintenance

To ensure the efficiency of your AC and keep energy bills reasonable, regular maintenance is an investment that quickly pays off. It keeps your AC operating at peak efficiency so your home and loved ones are blissfully cool and comfortable when it’s hot outside.

 

Running a poorly maintained unit, however, may result in poor indoor air quality, higher cooling costs, shorter lifespan, and more frequent repairs and replacements. Your air conditioner is also less reliable without regular maintenance.

 

To get started, replace your air filters at least once a month. This is an important maintenance task that many homeowners forget, but it can save you and your AC from unnecessary stress.

 

Alternatively you may schedule a maintenance appointment and we’ll do the rest.

2. Keeping your air conditioning running 24/7

Turn the AC down at night or when no one is home, so it runs only when needed. This reduces the wear and tear on your system. When your AC gets a break, it may last longer, needing less frequent repairs.


A smart way to control the use of your AC is using a programmable thermostat, which makes it possible to create and keep a schedule when you’re away from home, or when you’re awake or asleep. It eliminates the need for adjusting the temperature at different times throughout the day. It also cuts costs with zoning, so you’ll save money.


If you need help upgrading your thermostat, let us know!

3. Ignoring water leaks

When your AC is leaking water, it can be due to a number of reasons: a clogged drain line, a broken condensate pump, a dirty air filter, or low refrigerant levels. If you have an older unit, you may need a new drain pan.


But if left ignored, water leaks can cause serious damage not only to your unit but also to your home.

Avoid air conditioning mistakes that can get costly

When you skip proper air conditioning maintenance or a routine checkup, you risk decreasing the efficiency of your unit and raising your energy bills. Your AC may ultimately need repairs that could’ve been easily avoided.

 

At Good Guys, we help you get the most out of your air conditioner so it can keep you comfortable for as long as possible. We can thoroughly clean and inspect your unit, then make the necessary repairs, if needed. You’ll reap the cool rewards later!

 

CONTACT US to book an appointment, and feel free to ask all the questions you have in mind regarding your air conditioner. If you need your unit replaced or repaired, a FREE VIRTUAL QUOTE is available.

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