There are some things you just can’t live without and during the hot summer months and a working air conditioning unit is one of them. There are many places in the United States that have temperatures that hit well over 90 degrees throughout the summer and being indoors with no AC can actually be bad for you. The best thing to do is to call a professional like Ambient Heating and Air Conditioning to come out to service your unit and get it working at its best. Before you call a professional you can go through these tips to try and diagnose the problem. Doing this can help you know what to tell the technician and help them determine what will need to be fixed when they come out to your house.
Power: Don’t hurry off and call a professional if you notice that your air conditioning unit is not working. One of the first steps to take it so check the power source. It seems like a very simple step but many people may not immediately recognize that it could be a break in the power circuit. You can check the circuit panel to see if there is a trip with a breaker. This is a quick and easy fix that may not need require a professional to help.
Gas: Some units are powered by gas and you need to be sure that the gas is on. When you move into a new home make sure that you call and have the gas turned on so that all the appliances will work. If you check the meter to be sure that the gas is on and working, this can sometimes fix the problem if your unit is powered by gas!
Thermostat and Unit: Start at the filters and make sure that they are clean are changed out. Having a clean filter will ensure that the air flow is not restricted and it can flow appropriately. You can also look to see if the thermostat on the wall has fresh batteries. They last a long time but when they do go out eventually.
After checking a few of these items that you can do on your own, you may realize that the unit is still not working. If this is the case you need to call a professional right away. Ambient Heating & Air Conditioning is available to come out and assess the problem and make any repairs that you may need. Contact us today to ensure your air conditioned comfort!