Getting Your Air Conditioner Ready for Summer

April 13, 2017

Summer has arrived! Many of us are ready for warmer weather and some peaceful summer days. To enahance your comfort and really relax, ensure your air conditioner is ready for summer’s hottest days. One of the keys to a great summer in Huffman is a trustworthy, efficient air conditioner. While Air Houston Mechanical LLC always recommends staying on track with annual preventive air conditioning service, we’ve got numerous tips to help keep your air conditioner in top shape in the heat.

  • First, another opportunity to remind you of the golden rule of HVAC: Check your air filter routinely! Replace your air filter according to the manufacturer’s suggestion.
  • Take the cover off your air conditioning unit if you opted to have it covered for the cold weather. Starting your air conditioner in advance of removing the cover can ultimately damage it and result in costly air conditioner service calls.
  • Plants, leaves, tall grass and debris placed close to your outside unit can impact your AC’s performance. cut the grass, remove any debris and clear away overgrowth that blocks your unit before you start it this summer. be mindful to check the vicinity at least monthly to keep it open and maximize airflow through your air conditioner.
  • To get the best air quality and that your air conditioner is operating efficiently, have your ducts maintained regularly. It’s also a favorable idea to have your ducts inspected for leaks to ensure all that cooled air is going where it should and not leaving through gaps.
  • Consider putting in a programmable thermostat to provide assistance to manage the efficiency of your air conditioner.
  • Check the slab your air conditioner unit is placed on.

These easy steps can save you from avoidable air conditioning service and keep you cool and comfortable during the warmer weather. If you would like to schedule your annual air conditioner service, or if you want any more tips or recommendations to help get your air conditioner ready for summer and keep it running steadily, call Air Houston Mechanical LLC in Huffman at 832-777-1521 today.