Getting Your Air Conditioner Ready for Summer

Summer has arrived! Many of us are excited for warmer weather and some calm summer days. To enahance your comfort and actually relax, ensure your air conditioner is ready for summer’s hottest days. One of the keys to a fun summer in Reinholds is a reliable, efficient air conditioner. While County Line Mechanical LLC constantly recommends staying on track with annual preventive air conditioning service, we’ve got several 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: inspect your air filter regularly! Replace your air filter in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions.
  • Take the cover off your air conditioning unit if you opted to have it covered for the winter. 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 placed close to your outside unit can impact your AC’s operations. Trim the grass, get rid any debris and clear away overgrowth that blocks your unit before you run it this summer. remember to check the area at least monthly to keep it unobstructed and optimize airflow through your air conditioner.
  • To provide the best air quality and that your air conditioner is running efficiently, have your ducts maintained regularly. It’s also a great idea to have your ducts inspected for leaks to ensure all that cooled air is going where you want it and not leaving through gaps.
  • Consider setting up a programmable thermostat to better manage the efficiency of your air conditioner.
  • Evaluate 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 it’s time 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 effortlessly, call County Line Mechanical LLC in Reinholds at 717-216-0846 today. 

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