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Are You Overworking Your Ductless Air Conditioner?

Young Man Repairing Air Conditioner Standing On StepladderWith temperatures already soaring into the hundreds, it goes without saying that it’s absolutely vital you have an effective air conditioner in place. Before you go cranking that temperature all the way down and leaving your system on for days at a time, however, you should take a look below at some tips we’ve provided to make sure your cooling system works as efficiently as possible.

First off, if you are in need of an air conditioning system replacement and don’t already have this type of system, you’d do well to consider ductless air conditioning, which is a highly efficient way to cool your home. However, even a ductless system can be overworked. But by following our guidelines, you’ll never have to worry about that system failing you when you need it the most.

Keep Up on Routine Maintenance

No matter the age of your ductless air conditioner, it’s vital that you keep up on your yearly maintenance appointment. AC problems can be sneaky, and you could get all the way to the middle of summer before a problem rears its ugly head and causes you to be without proper cooling in the middle of one of the hottest days of the year.

Scheduling routine maintenance allows our technicians to accurately locate and resolve any problems in your ductless system before they have the opportunity to cause extensive damage. It also gives you the opportunity to boost energy efficiency. Ultimately, this will help you save on your cooling costs, and who doesn’t want that?

Utilize Zone Control Cooling

One of the biggest benefits of using a ductless cooling system is the ability to zone control that cooling. This means that if you don’t want to set the temperature low for your entire home, you don’t have to. And this makes a lot of sense if you have rooms in your living space that are unoccupied, or rooms that need more cooling than others such as a baby’s room.

Ductless air handlers can be controlled independently of each other, which garners you the benefits mentioned above and helps prevent family squabbles over what temperature to set the thermostat. After all, everyone has different cooling preferences.

Call for Repairs as Needed

There is no better way to overwork your ductless air conditioner than by neglecting repairs. Routine maintenance lowers the odds of a serious issue developing with your ductless system by a significant amount. But it can’t guarantee that system never runs into problems.

You’ll want to keep an eye out for signs that your ductless system needs repair, whether it’s reduced cooling output, low airflow coming from one or more of the air handlers, air handler damage, a refrigerant leak, or a poorly installed air handler separating from the wall.

Contacting a pro right away for these repairs will ensure that your ductless system will work as efficiently as possible, without being overworked.

For quality air conditioning services in Merced and the surrounding communities, contact Ace Air, Inc. today!

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