Bartels Heating & Cooling Blog : Posts Tagged ‘AC Maintenance’

Tips For Keeping Your Home Cool This Summer

Monday, May 27th, 2019

When temperatures skyrocket, our first instinct is to run our air conditioners at full blast. Though the relief is almost instantaneous (or at least it should be), this is quite problematic. Running your air conditioner at full capacity or at its lowest temperature setting can make a real dent in your wallet. Before you know it, you’ll be seeing high energy bills and increased wear and tear on the system. So, what do you do?

It is quite possible that you can keep your home nice and cool this summer without relying solely on your AC, and below, we are going to tell you how! All you have to do is keep reading to find out more! 

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Make Sure Your AC Is Ready for Summer!

Monday, April 29th, 2019

service-timeIt’s time to get those summer gears grinding, and if that means you still have to schedule your air conditioning services, don’t wait any longer! Temperatures are rising, and before you know it, summer will be here in full-force. Picnics, barbeques, tanning, and eating ice cream are likely at the top of your priority list, but scheduling your AC tune-up is just as important!

Scheduling your air conditioning tune-up now is an important step in ensuring that your system is equipped to keep you cool and comfortable all summer long. In fact, there are many reasons to get ahead and have your services done now, and below, we’ve listed some of these reasons for you. So in case you are not yet convinced, keep on reading! 

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Don’t Skip This Step Before Running Your Air Conditioner

Monday, April 17th, 2017

Air-Conditioner-Top-CondenserWe forget how vital air conditioners are until we are without any air conditioning on a hot summer day. Nobody wants to deal with a sudden air conditioning breakdown when they really need their systems to run. In order to help protect your air conditioner, there’s something we think you should do—or have done by a professional—before you use the system this season.

Don’t forget to clean the condenser coil, located inside the outdoor portion of your air conditioner. Today, we detail what makes this process so important, along with the tools professionals use to maintain an outdoor unit well before summertime.

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Spring Reminder: Change the Air Filter and Get the AC Ready

Monday, April 3rd, 2017

AC-filter-air-filtrationAs allergy season approaches, you might notice that the people in your household are sneezing and coughing a little more. Changing the air filter may help to alleviate allergy symptoms, which is part of why we recommend doing so each month or so. But did you know that this serves a different purpose when it comes to the state of your air conditioning system?

Changing the filter can actually help air flow through your air conditioner with ease and prevent sudden system failure. But that’s not the only step to take to prepare your air conditioner for spring. Read on to learn the importance of changing the air filter and what else you should do to get your AC ready for spring.

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Prevent Water Leaks from Your Air Conditioner

Monday, July 11th, 2016

One of the most important things you can do for your air conditioner is to schedule routine maintenance each and every year. Routine maintenance visits help to prevent major problems with your air conditioner, since you get an inspection and tune-up from a technician trained to recognize problems quickly.

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Why Does Water Sometimes Leak from AC Systems?

Monday, May 9th, 2016

If this has happened to you, you’re not alone. Water leakage from AC systems is a common problem, and it’s one of the most common reasons homeowners call us for urgent repairs. There’s nothing quite as scary as having water leak into your home from the ceiling or from the walls, and you need this problem fixed quickly.

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Extreme Temperatures Test the Operation of Your Heating and AC Systems

Monday, April 11th, 2016

From time to time, we like to remind the homeowners in our community how important it is to schedule professional service for an AC or heating system when it needs it, and to schedule routine services as well. We’ve had some temperature swings and unpredictable weather patterns lately, and this can overwork your heater to the point that it can break down when you least expect it. And once the AC season begins, we don’t want your air conditioner to be unprepared! Here’s our advice for keeping your HVAC (heating and air conditioning) equipment in good shape for the worst weather.

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Looking to Keep Your AC Energy Efficient This Summer? Schedule a Maintenance Appointment

Monday, June 29th, 2015

We may have just passed the summer solstice, but things have been heating up for a while. Have you noticed that your air conditioner has been sluggish or underperforming? Then it may be time to schedule a maintenance appointment. It’s strongly recommended that every homeowner schedule air conditioning maintenance on a yearly basis, but this doesn’t mean that you don’t do it if you’ve passed the year mark. The experts at Bartels Heating and Cooling can help with all of your air conditioning needs, including professional preventative AC maintenance in West Chester, OH, so give us a call today!

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