When in doubt, ask the expert. That’s the motto that we use at Precision Mechanical, especially if people come to us and describe how they are in uncharted territory with their heating and cooling equipment. Most people in Rapid City do not have the knowledge or desire to have the knowledge to personally fix their air conditioner. That’s why our professionals at Precision Mechanical are here to help 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 some money. Here are a number of the things that our pros have spent years studying and sharpening, proving why having a professional handle your heating and cooling system is so important:
- Cleaning the coils. Dust and dirt collects and piles up over time on both your internal and external coils in your system. This can hurt the efficiency of your system and could even cause your interior coil to freeze. Cleaning these are no easy task and involve a bit of expertise.
- Inspecting the electrical connections. Screws and connectors always have the capability to come loose and produce some major harm to the electric parts of your system. Our technicians will search for these connections and stay clear from blowing out your motors, compressors and control panels.
- Checking the filter. Dirty filters are one of the most conventional causes for obstructed or inefficient airflow in your home, because they make it more difficult for your system to pull air through it. Indoor air quality is very important to the health and safety of your family and should be looked at frequently.
- Checking for proper refrigerant charge. Having correct refrigerant amounts guarantees that your system is working as it should. Too much refrigerant or too little refrigerant means that your system will be running more often than it needs to, reducing the efficiency and potentially impeding the lifetime of your system.
There are a few steps that you can take throughout to advance the effectiveness of your heating and cooling system, like applying a programmable thermostat, but there are also some fixes that should be left to the professionals. Get ahold of the team at Precision Mechanical and learn about all the services they can offer to ensure that your air conditioner is operating well this year. Give us a call at 605-206-3766 to schedule an appointment with us.