5 Things To Do When Your AC Goes Out

You can just feel it in the air, the summer heat is in full swing. Now it’s more important than ever to make sure your AC is working as it should. We realize that don’t live in a perfect world and things break from time to time, but now you can be proactive and save your AC before it breaks. Read these tips to learn more!

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1. Check Your Air Filter
Your air filter is your first line of defense from hot, dusty air. It’s vital to keep your air filter clean and regularly changed to keep the clean, cool air throughout your system. If your filter is clogged or dirty, air flow will be restricted and cause your AC to malfunction. Studies have shown that a dirty air filter can reduce AC efficiency by nearly 10%!

2. Check Thermostat Batteries
Sometimes it’s the simplest solutions that are often overlooked. Replacing your batteries might be the only thing you need to fix!

3. Check The Circuit Breaker
This is a simple fix if you know what to look for, circuits can get all out of order pretty frequently. All you need to do if find your circuit breaker and flip the switch. If you don’t notice any changes you might want to reach out to an electrician to see if there is a more complex issue.

4. Check The Coil On The Outside Of Your Machine
Although it can sometimes be hard to find, a clean condenser coil is what keeps your AC running efficiently. If you find that your condenser coil is covered in leaves, grass, or other debris you could break out the hose and gently spray it down. Sometimes all it takes is a little cleaning and maintenance to keep you AC performing at the top of it’s game.

5. Call Your Local TemperaturePro!
Your local TemperaturePro is always prepared! Our technicians are ready to lend you a hand with fast, and affordable service! We take great pride in our service and hope to keep all our customers comfortable this Summer!