Frozen Air Conditioner


There isn’t anything worse or more frustrating than having your air conditioning stop working on one of the hottest days of the year even worse is discovering that your air conditioner is covered in ice. Once the initial disbelief of seeing ice surrounding your system, anxiety begins to creep up as you ask yourself “how much is this going to cost?” First call jewel can fix that and even better we offer preventative maintenance that can help to prevent your air conditioner from freezing up. Air Conditioner tune ups not only prevent air conditioners from freezing up they can also help you avoid costly repairs.

An air conditioner can freeze up for many reasons, low refrigerant, restricted air flow because of dirty filters or blocked duct system, setting the thermostat to low.  While nothing is fool proof, having First Call Jewel performing a tune up each season keeps your system running smoothly, prolongs the life of the system and keeps the warranty valid.

Air Conditioner Tune-up checklist

  1. Check and adjust thermostat anticipator setting
  2. Check refrigerant charge
  3. Check supports, pads, and etc.
  4. Clean condenser coil
  5. Replace or clean filter
  6. Check duct system for air flow
  7. Visually check for refrigerant leaks
  8. Set thermostat for maximum cooling and energy savings
  9. Flush condensate system
  10. Etc.