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Is your air conditioner ready for summer?

17 Sep 2021 Residential Heat Pumps Air Conditioning


A summer without air conditioning is not a pleasant prospect for many. If you have to endure the heat outdoors, being able to retreat to the cool and calm of the indoors is a must. The last thing you want is for your air conditioner to stop working on you in the middle of summer. Even if you have an emergency repair service on hand, it's much easier if you never have to deal with repairing it in the first place. Preventative maintenance is best if you want your air conditioner to support you through the summer months.

Before summer arrives, there are some top things that you can do to get your air conditioner ready.

Clean or Replace Filters

One of the easiest jobs that you can do if you want to get your air conditioner ready for summer is cleaning or replacing the filters. Anyone can do it, it's inexpensive, and it doesn't take long. You don't need to be an expert to get the job done. You should inspect your filters every other month, and clean or change them if they look dirty. To clean a filter, wash it in warm water and let it dry before putting it back. Be careful not to break it because they can be delicate sometimes. If you do, you'll need to replace it.

Check External Vents

Next, check the external vents of your air conditioner. You need to look for any blockages or debris to ensure everything is working well. Start with a visual inspection to see if there's anything that you need to remove or clean. You might want to turn on your air conditioner to see if air is moving freely through the vents. Check each vent with your hand to see if you can feel air flowing freely. You might be able to see and remove some blockages yourself. If there seems to be a problem and you can't see any immediate cause, you might need to give DegreeC a call to get some help with solving the matter.

Book a Maintenance Service

Servicing your air conditioner on an annual basis is one way to make sure your system working at its optimum. The above tasks are things you can do yourself, but it's also a good idea to have a professional service take care of everything for you.

When you book a service with Degree C, we will give your air conditioner a thorough service. We can check for any potential problems and keep it running smoothly.  It's better to give your AC a health check now, rather than to face a problem with it during the hottest days of the year.

Call us today on 1300 665 753 to book your maintenance service and get your air conditioner in top condition for summer. With offices in Ulverstone, Launceston, and Hobart, we can help residents across Tasmania.