When in doubt, ask the pro. That’s the motto that we use at B & B Heating & Cooling, especially if people come to us and explain how they are in new territory with their heating and cooling equipment. Most people in Florissant do not have the skills or desire to have the proficiencies to personally fix their air conditioner. That’s why our experts at B & B Heating & Cooling are here to assist with any service needs you may have.
I know what you’re thinking – it doesn’t hurt to try to a little DIY air conditioner maintenance if you save a few bucks. Here are a number of the things that our experts have spent years learning and refining, demonstrating why having a professional fix your heating and cooling system is so important:
- Cleaning the coils. Dust and dirt accumulates and piles up with time on both your interior and external coils in your system. This can decrease the efficiency of your system and could even cause your internal coil to freeze. Cleaning these are no simple procedure and require a bit of expertise.
- Inspecting the electrical connections. Screws and connectors always have the potential to come loose and create some major problems to the electric parts of your system. Our technicians will look for these connections and sidestep blowing out your motors, compressors and control panels.
- Checking the filter. Dirty filters are one of the most common causes for obstructed or inefficient airflow in your home, because they make it trickier for your system to draw air through it. Indoor air quality is very vital to the health and safety of your family and should be checked frequently.
- Checking for proper refrigerant charge. Having proper refrigerant amounts certifies that your system is running as it should. Too much refrigerant or too little refrigerant means that your system will be running more often than it needs to, decreasing the efficiency and potentially impeding the lifetime of your system.
There are a few steps that you can take throughout to advance the productivity of your heating and cooling system, like using a programmable thermostat, but there are also some things that should be left to the professionals. Get ahold of the team at B & B Heating & Cooling and hear about all the services they can offer to ensure that your air conditioner is working well this year. Give us a call at 314-325-7552 to schedule an appointment with us.