One of the most valuable systems in a home is the cooling system. Without a system that is running well, many homes would be too hot in summer. Since a hot home can be a very unpleasant experience for most members of the household, it is important that the system is kept running at its best. To accomplish this, prior to the start of summer homeowners will need to spend time inspecting and cleaning the unit on their own or having a San Marcos Quality Air Conditioner Repair Company to do so for them.
When beginning maintenance on any unit, one of the first types of San Marcos Quality Air Conditioner Repair work that will need to be done first is a good cleaning the system. Since most air conditioning systems are split level there are generally two separate units, one indoors and the other outside. Both units can accumulate dirt and other matter. This can hinder the performance of the unit. To eliminate this problem the units should be cleaned using a vacuum cleaner, stiff brush and a damp cloth. In addition, the filter in the unit housed indoors should also be replaced.
Once the units are cleaned, the homeowner or the San Marcos Quality Air Conditioner Repair Company will be able to view the various elements of the system more clearly. Both the indoor and outdoor units have fans that should be examined for damage or signs of wear. If the fan in either unit appears to be cracked or in disrepair, it should be replaced before the unit is used again. This type of repair is generally best handled by a professional such as the technicians from Stillman Heating & Air Conditioning Inc.
The indoor unit also has a motor, which operates the fan, which can often become clogged with dirt. It is important to make sure that this is cleaned out of the vents on the unit. If not, the motor might overheat and this could cause more extensive repair issues. In addition, the wiring and connections on the unit should be checked to make sure they are in good repair and secure. If these elements are loose or the wires appear damaged it will be necessary to have a San Marcos Quality Air Conditoner Repair professional handle the repairs. Finally, the inside unit should also have a fan belt that should be examined and replaced if necessary as well.
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