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How to Ruin Your AC in 5 Simple Steps!

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Now you’ve probably just read that title above and thought “What kind of blog is this?” It’s simply one that wants to catch your attention. We hope that you’re tuning into our blogs to stay current with the latest tips and tricks that will keep your air conditioner in amazing shape, but if you aren’t we’re pretty sure that we’ve caught your attention now.

We want to help you keep your air conditioner in amazing shape for years to come. So if you’d like to find out five things that you’re probably doing that are ruining your air conditioning system, make sure you keep ready below. If you need air conditioning service in Salem, OR, make sure that you schedule an appointment with our professionals.

How to Run Your AC System into the Ground

Here are five things that you’re probably unknowingly doing that hurt your air conditioning system. Take note of these things and make the necessary changes today.

1.      Never Scheduling Maintenance

The worst thing that you can do for your air conditioning system is not scheduling maintenance. If you’re not scheduling an appointment for your air conditioner every single year, you’re only opening up opportunities for your air conditioning system to fail. You can think of your air conditioning system as your yearly doctor’s appointment for your AC. Sure, you can eat healthy and exercise, but only a qualified physician can pinpoint and solve any deeper issues that you’re having. It’s the same with your AC, so make sure that you call us.

2.      Neglecting Your AC Filter

You need to change your air conditioner’s filter once a season. This is the only way that you’re going to keep your air conditioner clean and ready to cool. It’s easy to switch out your filter once in the spring and once in the summer, but if it’s your first time doing so, make sure that you call us. We can guide you through the process.

3.      Procrastination

Sometimes, you might notice a problem with your air conditioner and let it slide due to procrastination or denial. We understand that sometimes it’s hard to face the music. Confronting and air conditioning problem means that you’re going to have to have a technician in your home and you’re going to have to shell out some cash. Although we understand your hesitation, we’ll make the process as painless as possible for you.

4.      Obstructing Your Airflow

Don’t close or block your registers. We find that a lot of people have things blocking their registers or they straight up have certain registers closed in their home. We know that this might seem like great way to avoid “wasting” air, but in reality it’s only going to damage your air conditioning system.

5.      Never Minding Your Thermostat

Do you come home and crank down the temperature on your thermostat? This isn’t wise. You should always set your home’s thermostat to a mild temperature because your home’s thermostat should be able to stay cool at a mild temperature. If this isn’t the case at home, then it’s time for you to schedule an appointment with us.

Contact Advantage Heating & Air Conditioning today to schedule an appointment for your air conditioning work.

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