Spring Air Conditioning Maintenance Checklist

Spring Air Conditioning Maintenance Checklist

Spring home maintenance starts with preparing your air conditioner for the hot summer months ahead. Make sure your air conditioner gets the attention it needs by following our spring air conditioning maintenance checklist. With proper care, you can extend the life of your air conditioning unit, improve energy efficiency in your home, avoid emergency breakdowns and lower your monthly energy bills. Is your Las Vegas home prepared for spring and summer? Need air conditioning maintenance in Las Vegas now? We currently have a $59 maintenance coupon. Call us now! Schedule AC Maintenance Air Conditioning Maintenance Checklist For Spring Air conditioning accounts for more than 50% of energy costs during the summertime. By following these air conditioning maintenance tips you will save money and energy in your home. Change air filter Changing your air conditioner’s air filter is an easy task to do that will increase the efficiency of your unit and improve indoor air quality. If the filter is dirty, the air is dirty. As we approach summer, you should be checking your air filter every month to see if it’s dirty. To learn how to change your air filter, click here, or contact the experts at Gibson Air to help. Replacing a dirty, clogged filter with a clean one can lower your air conditioner’s energy consumption by 5% to 15%   Clear around outdoor air conditioning unit The outside AC unit draws air into the system so you should make sure there is nothing obstructing or leaning against your air conditioning unit. Trim any plants or trees growing next to/on your unit. You should have 2 feet of...
Why Is My Air Conditioning Not Working This Summer?

Why Is My Air Conditioning Not Working This Summer?

We’re in the middle of the summer and it’s a hot one! Your air conditioning has been working hard to keep your home comfortable and safe during the hot Las Vegas weather. In harsh desert climates it’s important to maintain your air conditioner and pay attention to any common air conditioning problems you may be experiencing. See below if you’re wondering why is my air conditioning not working this summer? You may find a simple fix, if not call a trusted Las Vegas air conditioning company like Gibson Air for air conditioning repair or any other AC service you need! Why Is My Air Conditioning Not Working? View these common air conditioning problems caused by neglect and age of your AC.   Dirty Air Filters Home air filters keep dirt and dust from damaging you’re A/C unit. Not changing or dirty filters causes the unit to ice up literally to a block of ice and then will stop working. The frequency of when to change the filters will tend to vary according to how much dust, smoke, etc. is in your home.  To be safe, the minimum is at least every three months but monthly if you are susceptible to dust, pollen, smoke, etc. But in an environment like Las Vegas where you spend a lot of time indoors during the heat and the poor air quality its best to check each month in the summer to see if your air filters are dirty. When the filters are clean it allows your air conditioning system to cool your home more effectively and efficiently.  If not, lack of air flow...
Should I Repair Or Replace My Air Conditioner

Should I Repair Or Replace My Air Conditioner

Have you noticed your air conditioning has not been performing as well lately and you’re considering an installation of a new air conditioner? You may be deciding whether to repair or replace your air conditioner. Living in Las Vegas you can’t afford to not have a proper working air conditioning unit during the summer and you should consider several factors before repair or replacement service. Find out below for information that will help you make an informed decision as to what is best for your family. One tip is when the cost of repairs approaches 50% of the value of your heating or cooling system, it’s generally time to replace the system. You can contact us today for a free estimate for unit replacement.   When To Repair Or Replace Your Air Conditioner   Age Of Your System Air conditioning systems typically last an average of 10-12 years, if your system is around this age it may be time for AC replacement. At Gibson Air we even offer free estimates for a HVAC unit replacement, contact now for air conditioning replacement in Las Vegas, Henderson and the Clark County, Nevada area. One way to make your air conditioner last longer is with regular HVAC maintenance service, once in the spring and another time in the fall. If your air conditioning system is less than 10 years old you should check to see if your manufactures warranty is still good, if it is then AC repair service would be best for you. However, replacing your air conditioner when it’s 6-10 years old can be cost effective because “you may save...