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How to Keep Your Air Conditioner from Failing

One thing that can wreck a warm summer’s day in the Bay Area is a failing air conditioner. Your home is normally the cool place you go when you’ve had enough of the heat outdoors. But when it’s actually WARMER inside than it is outside, it can be a pretty sad situation. This state calls for an air conditioning service, and you’ve got more fun things to do with your time than wait for your AC to get fixed. So, how can you avoid an air conditioner failure and take full advantage of your summer? The key to avoiding a failure and the inevitable air conditioning service appointment is to be proactive! Instead of an emergency air conditioning repair, why not plan ahead and schedule preventive maintenance?

A preventive AC maintenance appointment performed by the team at Contra Costa Heating & AC is your first and strongest line of defense against many problems that can mean AC failure—and the resulting miserable summer days. We’ll make sure that everything is operating as it should and look for things that could be likely problems down the road. We’ll take care of those potential problems before they grow into costlier problems that leave you in the scorching heat of summer.

Some other tips you can do to help keep your air conditioner running as it should are:

  • Repeatedly checking and switching your air filter to keep air flowing efficiently through your home.
  • Confirming your AC equipment isn’t clogged by any plant life or debris. Check to ensure that your air returns aren’t covered by furniture or drapery or anything else that could affect airflow. The harder your AC has to work, the less efficient it’ll be—and the more likely it’ll be to break down prematurely.

Before things heat up this summer, contact Contra Costa Heating & AC to make sure your AC is prepped for the challenge! You’ll be happy you did. Call our team at 510-343-9841 to arrange a ongoing air conditioning service to keep your AC in tip-top shape and to keep your home cool all summer long. If you find it easier, you can also arrange an appointment with us online.

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