Getting Your Air Conditioner Ready for Summer

Summer is here! Many of us are eager for warmer weather and some calm summer days. To enahance your comfort and actually relax, ensure your air conditioner is ready for the summer heat. One of the keys to a fun summer in Reinholds is a reliable, efficient air conditioner. While County Line Mechanical LLC always recommends staying on track with annual preventive air conditioning service, we’ve got some tips to help keep your air conditioner in top shape in the heat.

  • First, another opportunity to cite the golden rule of HVAC: Check 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 cold season. Starting 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. cut the grass, get rid any debris and clear away overgrowth that obstructs your unit before you run it this summer. Be sure to check the surroundings 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 operating efficiently, have your ducts maintained regularly. It’s also a great idea to have your ducts inspected for leaks to make sure all that cooled air is going where you want it and not leaving through gaps.
  • Consider installing a programmable thermostat to help you manage the efficiency of your air conditioner.
  • Evaluate the slab your air conditioner unit rests on.

These simple steps can save you from avoidable air conditioning service and keep you cool and comfortable throughout the summer months. If you need 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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