Is Your AC Unit Ready to Weather the Storm?

If a hurricane or severe wind storm hits your region, is your home and AC unit ready to weather the storm? Many times, homeowners forget about their AC unit when preparing for a natural disaster situation. On top of securing garage doors, windows and shutters, you need to make sure your AC unit is ready to handle high winds and lightning strikes. Before storm season arrives, here are a few tips to get your outdoor AC unit ready to handle any storms that come your way.

  • Tie downs. Your AC condenser unit needs the right straps and tie downs that will keep it secure if high winds hit. You do not want to be waiting until the last minute to get these precautions in place.
  • AC service. When you have your air conditioning system serviced in the spring and early summer, talk to your service technician about the type of tie downs that will work best for your unit. Your HVAC service may have suggestions to protect your unit for the type of weather you face in your region.
  • Add a surge protector. It is a good idea to have a surge protector in place to protect your AC unit from lightening and voltage surge damage during heavy storms that can occur at any time.

Don’t let your outdoor AC unit become a damage casualty of the next big storm to hit your town. Contact your local HVAC service company to get your air conditioning unit ready for the summer and ask about the best options for securing and protecting your unit from storm, wind and lightening damage.

Posted on behalf of:
ClimateSmith, LLC
3870 Peachtree Industrial Blvd. Suite 340-129
Duluth, GA 30096
(770) 475-9555

Plan Now for a Cool and Energy Efficient Summer

Late winter and early spring aren’t usually times when most people are worried about their air conditioning, but it’s actually the best time to start thinking about getting your HVAC system ready for the hotter months ahead. Most people wait until the weather starts warming up before they call their local HVAC service company to have their air conditioning unit serviced. Beat the rush and make sure your A/C is ready before that first hot spring day. 

Save Money on A/C with a Spring Check-up

The best way to avoid summer A/C repair costs and reduce energy bills is to have your unit inspected and tuned up each spring with an annual check-up. Before you ever turn it on for the first time this season, call your local HVAC service company to schedule a full inspection and service of your unit. This should include:

  • Checking and fill refrigerant levels
  • Checking all electronic components and thermostat
  • Changing or cleaning filters as needed
  • Cleaning coils
  • Lubricating, cleaning and inspecting all motor parts as needed

A full check-up on your air conditioning system can ensure that all parts are in good repair before the hot summer months arrive. It can also help reduce your energy costs and increase the life of your unit, making it a worthwhile investment into your home.

Don’t wait until your A/C needs repair to call your HVAC specialists. It can save you time, money and inconvenience to get your air conditioning unit serviced now, before the weather starts turning warmer. Call your local HVAC service company today to schedule your check-up. and be ready for summer when it finally arrives.

Posted on behalf of:
ClimateSmith, LLC
Alpharetta, GA
(770) 475-9555