Tri-Cities heatwave creates air-conditioning concerns

KENNEWICK, Wash. — As temperatures heat up in the Tri-Cities, one local expert recommends checking your air conditioning before it’s too late.

Brent Jordan with Jordan Mechanical Group said the best thing to do is to test your unit and clean your air filters before the weather gets warmer.

“Make darn sure that your air filters are clean and replace them,” Jordan said.

Jordan added that around this time every year, lots of Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) companies receive broken air-conditioning calls.

To get ahead of the rush, Jordan said you should wash your outdoor coils with a garden hose and schedule routine maintenance in the springtime.

For safety tips for your home from the Franklin PUD in the hot weather, click here.

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