Prep Your Air Conditioner for Spring

Heating and Cooling Crystal Lake IL

Spring has sprung here in Illinois. It’s the perfect time of the year for cleaning, purging and renewal. During your spring cleaning ritual, don’t neglect your HVAC system. Spring comes with dramatic weather changes, keeping your HVAC systems on its toes. From a warm, sunny day to a suddenly frigid, rainy night, unpredictability outside make it even more important to have comfort inside.

If you want your air conditioning system to perform efficiently over its complete, full life span, you need to maintain it properly. Taking care of your AC unit doesn’t have to be complicated or time consuming.

Here are a few basic, easy things you can do to prepare your air conditioner for changing seasons:

1.    Don’t forget to remove your winter A/C cover

A lot of homeowners forget that their air conditioning has a large cover on it during the winter months. Don’t forget to remove your air conditioning cover before turning it on this spring.

2.    Time for a tune-up

The best thing you can do for your AC system is to schedule an AC tune-up. Here at WeatherWise Heating & Cooling in Crystal Lake, IL, we’re offering a $79 AC tune-up for a limited time. Avoid potential break downs and costly repairs by having your system checked by a trained professional. During a tune-up, we check air filters, calibrate the thermostat, inspect electrical connections, check refrigerant levels and more. We identify any minor issues and address them early on, before they lead to breakdowns in the middle of the summer heat! For a reasonable price you can ensure your air conditioning system is running properly.

Call us today to schedule your $79 AC tune-up while this special offer lasts. Visit our coupons page for this limited time offer.

3.    Time to change the air filters

One of the easiest things you can do to maintain your air conditioning system is to regularly change the air filters. A clean filter is important to improve your indoor air quality. Add this routine maintenance task to your calendar or set a reminder to change the filters so you don’t forget!

4.    Time for a test run

Pick a nice, warm day to take your system on its first test run of the season. Turn on the AC and pay special attention to any noises and lingering smells. Check the temperature and see how long it takes for your home to cool down. If your system isn’t cooling, it’s time to contact a professional to see what the issue is.

5.    Time to check out your outdoor unit

If you haven’t taken a peek at your outdoor unit in a while, now is the time. Just as air filters collect debris, your outdoor unit may have collected debris inside. Check for fallen branches, clear off the cobwebs and remove any covers you may use.

Having issues with your A/C? Call WeatherWise Heating & Cooling to find out how we can help! For 24/7 emergency cooling services, and HVAC services call (815) 477-7766 now.

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