Getting Your Air Conditioner Ready for Summer04/13/2017Summer is upon us! Many of us are eager for warmer weather and some calm summer days. To optimize your comfort and actually relax, confirm your air conditioner is ready for summer’s hottest days. One of the keys to a great summer in Groves is a dependable, efficient air conditioner. While Air Solutions, Inc consistently recommends staying current 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 time to cite the golden rule of HVAC: inspect your air filter consistently! Replace it in accordance with the manufacturer’s recommendation. Uncover your air conditioning unit if you had it covered for the cold weather. Running your air conditioner before removing the cover can seriously damage it and lead to costly air conditioner service calls. Plants, leaves, tall grass and debris located close to your outside unit can reduce your AC’s operations. cut the grass, clean out any debris and clear away overgrowth that impedes on your unit before you turn it on this summer. be mindful to check the vicinity at least monthly to keep it unobstructed and optimize airflow through your air conditioner. To ensure the best air quality and that your air conditioner is operating efficiently, have your ducts maintained regularly. It’s also a great idea to have your ducts examined for leaks to ensure all that cooled air is going where it should and not getting out through gaps. Consider putting in a programmable thermostat to provide assistance to manage the efficiency of your air conditioner. Take a look at the slab your air conditioner unit sits on. These easy steps can save you from unnecessary air conditioning service and keep you cool and comfortable all summer long. If it’s time to make an appointment for your annual air conditioner service, or if you would like any more tips or recommendations to help get your air conditioner ready for summer and keep it running steadily, call Air Solutions, Inc in Groves at 409-962-2476 today. Or, schedule an appointment with us using our convenient online scheduler.