Summer is upon us! Many of us are excited for warmer weather and some peaceful summer days. To boost your comfort and actually relax, confirm your air conditioner is ready for the summer heat. One of the keys to a enjoyable summer in Sandpoint is a dependable, efficient air conditioner. While Age Heating & Cooling consistently recommends staying up-to-date with annual preventive air conditioning service, we’ve got numerous tips to help keep your air conditioner in top shape over the summer.
- First, another chance to remind you of the golden rule of HVAC: inspect your air filter consistently! Replace your air filter per the manufacturer’s suggestion.
- Remove any covering from your air conditioning unit if you had it covered for the cold weather. Running your air conditioner in advance of removing the cover can severely damage it and cause you costly air conditioner service calls.
- Plants, leaves, tall grass and debris located close to your outside unit can lessen your AC’s functionality. mow the grass, get rid any debris and remove overgrowth that impedes on your unit before you turn it on this summer. Be sure to check the surroundings at least monthly to keep it open and increase airflow through your air conditioner.
- To get the best air quality and that your air conditioner is operating efficiently, have your ducts cleared out regularly. It’s also a great idea to have your ducts examined for leaks to establish that all that cooled air is going where you need it and not escaping through gaps.
- Consider setting up a programmable thermostat to better manage the efficiency of your air conditioner.
- Take a look at the slab your air conditioner unit sits on.
These simple steps can save you from additional air conditioning service and keep you cool and comfortable throughout the summer months. If it’s time to schedule your annual air conditioner service, or if you are interesting in any more tips or ideas to help get your air conditioner ready for summer and keep it running steadily, call Age Heating & Cooling in Sandpoint at 208-578-4258 today.