Getting Your Air Conditioner Ready for Summer04/13/2017Summer is upon us! Many of us are ready for warmer weather and some peaceful summer days. To boost your comfort and really relax, make sure your air conditioner is ready for the heat. One of the keys to a enjoyable summer in Humble is a trustworthy, efficient air conditioner. While Air Houston Mechanical LLC constantly recommends staying up-to-date with annual preventive air conditioning service, we’ve got numerous tips to help keep your air conditioner running this season. First, another chance to remind you of the golden rule of HVAC: monitor your air filter consistently! Replace it according to the manufacturer’s instructions. Uncover your air conditioning unit if you had it covered for the winter. Running your air conditioner prior to removing the cover can severely damage it and cause you costly air conditioner service calls. Plants, leaves, tall grass and debris placed close to your outside unit can impact your AC’s operations. mow the grass, get rid any debris and remove overgrowth that impedes on your unit before you start it this summer. be mindful to check the vicinity at least monthly to keep it unobstructed and increase airflow through your air conditioner. To get the best air quality and that your air conditioner is running efficiently, have your ducts cleared out regularly. It’s also a good idea to have your ducts inspected for leaks to establish that all that cooled air is going where you need it and not leaving through gaps. Consider installing a programmable thermostat to better manage the efficiency of your air conditioner. Evaluate the slab your air conditioner unit rests on. These easy steps can save you from additional air conditioning service and keep you cool and comfortable throughout the summer months. If you need to arrange your annual air conditioner service, or if you are interesting in any more tips or recommendations to help get your air conditioner ready for summer and keep it running effortlessly, call Air Houston Mechanical LLC in Humble at 832-777-1521 today. Or, schedule an appointment with us using our useful online scheduler.