You’ve just gotten up and turned on the television to enjoy the news with your first cup of coffee; everything is perfect and then just when you lift that cup to your lips, the silence is pierced with this deafening screech, then some wretching sound and finally followed up with “This is a test of the Emergency Broadcast System…..This is only a test.” By this time, you are wearing your coffee and well, the day is not off to the best start now, is it? Don’t worry, when you test your air conditioning system, there should be no screeching sounds and in fact, not doing a test is more likely to result in the screeching.
Test your air conditioning system, your summer comfort depends on it
Here in Kennewick, it is more important than ever to test your air conditioning system prior to the summer heat. Remember, that cooling system has been off all winter long. There are things to do before you test your air conditioning system and some must be handled by an HVAC tech from a reputable company like Chinook, who has been in business in the area for many years and knows what the elements can do to your system.
Your friends at Chinook, know the best way to test your air conditioning system so it’s running at peak performance during the warm summer months.
What are the ABC’s and 123’s to test your air conditioning system?
To test your air conditioning system at the start of the season companies like Chinook will:
- Clean return air grill.
- Check the fan and make certain it is functioning properly.
- Check the Freon levels to insure proper cooling.
- Check all electrical for worn or exposed wires.
- Clean and calibrate thermostat
- Test air flow at registers.
- And more….
When you test your air conditioning system, you won’t be worrying quite as much about an emergency. It is a proven fact that preventative maintenance decreases downtime and increases equipment life. This is one test you don’t want to skip.
Test your air conditioning system with a local company
Remember, the environmental conditions in the tri-city area call for some regional expertise to test your air conditioning system. Leaves may have accumulated around the base of the outside unit during the winter months, clearing these and checking the fan and fan housing for damage prior to engaging the unit is essential. Local company like Chinook know what needs to be done and can even provide you with a maintenance contract to keep your unit running better year around.