Heat Wave Preparation Guide

Emergency AC Repair


As the temperatures rise during the dog days of summer, preparation and proper steps can ensure that your family overcomes the next heat wave. While most think of heat waves as a simple summer-time annoyance, heat waves can be life threatening and high electricity usage can put a strain on the electrical system, causing blackouts. During heat waves, many AC repair crews are backed up as they receive an overwhelming amount of phone calls for emergency air conditioning repairs. Is your family prepared for the next stretch of 100+ degrees heat? Here are some steps to make sure you do not end up in a summer heat catastrophe:

  • Don’t wait until it is too late, have a professional come to your home at least once a year to clean your cooling unit and check for maintenance
  • Change air filters regularly, every 30-60 days for maximum efficiency
  • Avoid turning your unit on off, and set it to as high as comfortably possible
  • Avoid using major appliances like washers or dryers until sundown
  • Use ceiling fans in place of air conditioning when appropriate
  • Turn off or use timers for electronics and appliances to avoid unwanted heat
  • Have an emergency kit including flashlights, water, non-perishable food, battery operated radio, and batteries.
  • Do not exert yourself and stay indoors or in the shade, drinking plenty of water
  • Never leave pets or children in closed cars, overheating can happen in minutes

Emergency Air Conditioning Repair

At Tindall & Ranson our priority is to make sure your family stays comfortable and safe during this sweltering heat. Contact us if you are having any issues with your air conditioning unit and we will send out a professional technician to quickly and efficiently diagnose and resolve your issue. We are available 24 hours a day 7 days a week serving the Mercer County NJ Area and surrounding communities. Call 609-924-3434 or fill out or form for emergency air conditioning repair services.

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