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The Springtime AC Repair Guide to Start Getting Your Cooling Ready for Warm Weather

If the weather is getting warmer where you live, it is time to start preparing for summer. It is also time to do the last of the maintenance of the heating system. You will also need to inspect the AC for problems and have them repaired before you turn it on. The following springtime repairs will ensure your AC is ready to go when the summer heat arrives:

Dealing With Damaged AC Units

The outdoor AC unit is one of the first areas where you will have problems with your cooling. This is often due to damage that happens over the winter months when your system is off. Issues with weatherization, storm damage, or pest damage will need to be addressed before turning your system on. When you do spring maintenance, you will want to do a basic inspection of the unit outside.

Problems With AC Blower Fans

The blower fans of AC systems can also have problems after not being used all winter. This is often due to the motor, which may need minor repairs. The problems with the blower can also be due to some of the fan blades being damaged. These components can easily be replaced before you start using your cooling system. If the blower fan is old, it may be a better idea to replace it rather than repeatedly repairing it.

Issues With Failing Compressors and Leaks  

The AC compressor may also have issues that have gotten worse over the winter months. Sometimes, the issues cause leaks, which need to be repaired. If a leak is a line or connection, it can be repaired. If the leak is a more serious problem with the compressor, it may need to be replaced, which can be costly. It is important to have the AC serviced regularly and keep parts clean to avoid costly replacements. This extends the life of your AC compressor to avoid costly repairs.

Updating Outdated HVAC Controls

The controls of your HVAC system may be outdated and malfunctioning. Therefore, you may want to have them replaced before summer. Today, there are a lot of options to consider to update the controls. Consider options like smart thermostat controls and zoned HVAC design when doing repairs to your system. These improvements will make your heating and cooling much more efficient.

The AC is going to have some issues that will need to have fixed this spring before the hot weather starts. Contact an AC repair service for help repairing these problems before they get worse this summer.