enjoying AC in summer

Getting Your Air Conditioner Ready for Summer

Summer has arrived! Many of us are excited for warmer weather and some peaceful summer days. To optimize your comfort and truly relax, confirm your air conditioner is ready for summer’s hottest days. One of the keys to a enjoyable summer in San Angelo is a dependable, efficient air conditioner. While Air-Dynamics Inc always recommends staying current with annual preventive air conditioning service, we’ve got numerous tips to help keep your air conditioner functioning over the summer.

  • First, another chance to remind you of the golden rule of HVAC: monitor your air filter consistently! Replace the filter according to the manufacturer’s recommendation.
  • Take the cover off your air conditioning unit if you opted to have it covered for the cold season. Turning on your air conditioner prior to removing the cover can severely damage it and result in costly air conditioner service calls.
  • Plants, leaves, tall grass and debris that are close to your outside unit can impact your AC’s operations. Trim the grass, remove any debris and eliminate overgrowth that obstructs your unit before you start it this summer. remember to check the area at least monthly to keep it open and maximize airflow through your air conditioner.
  • To ensure the best air quality and that your air conditioner is operating efficiently, have your ducts cleared out regularly. It’s also a good idea to have your ducts inspected for leaks to ensure all that cooled air is going where you need it and not getting out through gaps.
  • Consider installing a programmable thermostat to help you 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 unnecessary air conditioning service and keep you cool and comfortable all summer long. If you would like to arrange your annual air conditioner service, or if you are interesting in any more tips or information to help get your air conditioner ready for summer and keep it running steadily, call Air-Dynamics Inc in San Angelo at 325-655-2515 today. Or, schedule an appointment with us using our useful online scheduler.