Air conditioning repair tips

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–Air conditioner repair can be incredibly expensive when one has to call in an expert. Sure, there are always times when a costly repair is inevitable, but why not try troubleshooting with the advice of trained professionals first?

Often times the problem is something that can be easily fixed. Generally a unit may not be working for the simplest of reasons, and it can be quite frustrating to blow a hundred dollars on repairs just to have a technician come out and flip a breaker. Cristal Air & Emergency Service, Paso Robles air conditioning repair technicians have today issued a report on DIY Air Conditioning Repair Tips:

  1. Check the circuit breaker. If the unit isn’t coming on at all, then it’s likely that the breaker simply tripped. If several appliances are running on the same circuit breaker, often it can cause it to trip and thus the air conditioner will not work.
  2. Examine the unit’s thermostat. If the unit is battery operated, it may just need new batteries. Make sure to keep the thermostat set to below room temperature and insure that it is not turned off or set to just have the fan going. Inadvertent setting changes are not uncommon.
  3. Change the filter. Many air conditioning repairs can be fixed by simply consistently changing the filter. A filthy, clogged filter can be the root of many problems within the air conditioning unit; the lack of air flow can trigger a lack of cooling efficiency in the system. In some cases, a clogged filter may even lead to the system icing up. For this reason, it is important to regularly check the filters.
  4. Melt any ice that may occur. An iced up unit generally will not cool properly, and melting the ice is an easy procedure: Simply turn off the system and only run the fan to speed up the process or turn the unit off and allow the ice to melt on its own.

Air Conditioning Repair Paso Robles
Some situations will require the assistance of professionals. Paso Robles air conditioning repairmen Cristal Air & Emergency services carry with them over 35 years of experience. We offer a wide range of services, some of which include: Commercial and Residential Contracting, Installation, Maintenance Contracting, Venting Contracting, Systems Repair Contracting, and Refrigeration Contracting. Give us a call at (805) 466-8444.