HOUSTON, TX, July 27, 2016 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Houston summers are like grueling marathons for your air conditioner: They're always running. Of course, this increases your utility bills (that's a colossal understatement). But it also increases the chances that your A/C will break down and cost you a serious penny. Now everyone can stay cool, save money and best of all you can do it all yourself!
Here are three reasons why it's more likely to happen and you can help viewers prevent it. Our air conditioners will certainly be working overtime--and so are air conditioning repair companies.
We have ABACUS/HVAC Manager sharing his tips and easy ways for homeowners to prep and reduce the strain on ac units along with a homeowner who used these tips to prevent her AC from breaking down .
Check the drain line (unless you like floods in your home)
Photo Available : One cup of bleach will keep your AC running for under a $1.00
Change your air filter (how this causes major issues)
Photo Available: Show the best & worst type of filter to use
Clean the air conditioner's outside unit (4X4X4 space all around the unit)
Photo Available: Foliage that is good & bad
Get professional air conditioner maintenance once a year
Our tech is available to give three additional TIPS to good maintenance you can do
Once you prep your air conditioner, it's much more likely to get through the summer without any issues!
When it Overheats
Air conditioners can also overheat. When they do, they usually trip the circuit breaker. But many homeowners will just flip the circuit switch back on without another thought.
Big mistake and Here's Why
The circuit breaker's job is to protect your home and appliances by shutting off the flow of electricity when the current flow gets too high. If it keeps tripping, it's usually due to other problems and there are safeties in place to shut the compressor down independent of the circuit breaker. Otherwise you could cause your air conditioner to break down from constantly overheating.
About Abacus Plumbing, Air Conditioning & Electrical: Abacus Plumbing, Air Conditioning & Electrical is a full service residential contractor that has been serving the greater Houston area for over 50 years. Abacus is a member of the Greater Houston Women's Chamber of Commerce and has an A+ rating on the Better Business Bureau of Houston. Abacus is licensed and insured and offers 24/7 emergency service. To learn more about Abacus Air Conditioning, Plumbing & Electrical, visit or call (713) 812-7070. License Numbers: ALAN O'NEILL M-20628 | TACLB 49330E | TECL 30557
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