How to Keep Your Air Conditioner from Failing

June 24, 2019

One unpleasant surprise that can ruin a warm summer’s day in Hudsonville is a failing air conditioner. Your house is typically the cool place you relax 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 condition calls for an air conditioning service, and you’ve got more fun things to do with your vacation time than wait for your AC to get fixed. So, how can you stop an air conditioner failure and take full advantage of your summer? The key to avoiding a failure and the expected air conditioning service appointment is to be proactive! Instead of an emergency air conditioning repair, why not plan ahead and book preventive maintenance?

A preventive AC maintenance appointment performed by the experts at West Michigan Heating & Air Conditioning Services is your first and strongest line of defense against a number of problems that can mean AC failure—and the resulting miserable summer days. We’ll ensure that everything is operating as it should and check for things that could be potential problems later on. We’ll take care of those impending problems before they grow into costlier problems that leave you in the sweltering heat of summer.

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

  • Frequently checking and switching your air filter to keep air flowing efficiently through your space.
  • Confirming your AC equipment isn’t obstructed 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 impact 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, call West Michigan Heating & Air Conditioning Services to make sure your AC is primed for the challenge! You’ll be happy you did. Call our team at (616) 669-3961 to arrange a regular air conditioning service to keep your AC in tip-top shape and to keep your home cool during the summer months. If you find it easier, you can also schedule an appointment with us online.