In this video, you will learn best tips and methods to do AC unit service at home. Furthermore, you will understand that what you need to take care if you hire an ac unit service from someone else.
The first thing that you need to do is uncover the condenser unit.
You also need to take care of the condenser coil and you have to clean every now and then. Check any mouse nest and look for damaged wires/connectors, since they can also lead to a poor performance. Another thing that you need to be careful about is the capacitor.
Suction line insulation is also equally necessary and knowing the basics of it can help you maintain the AC better. Other than this, you also need to make sure that you are leveling the unit timely.
Before operating test run your air conditioner early in the season to avoid any hassle when you need it. Moreover, kick start condenser fan for the season as well. If you want to check whether the AC is cooling enough – take a temperature drop.
Clear condensate drain line and fitting and change air filter regularly. Moreover, make sure to check blower wheel and capacitor. Close humidifier damper to make sure the unit is functioning effectively. Also, make sure to keep the vents and returns open and clear and replace thermostat batteries often.