Summer is upon us! Many of us are eager for warmer weather and some relaxing summer days. To enahance your comfort and truly relax, confirm your air conditioner is ready for the summer heat. One of the keys to a great summer in Tucson is a reliable, efficient air conditioner. While A&M Heating & Cooling LLC always recommends staying current with annual preventive air conditioning service, we’ve got several tips to help keep your air conditioner functioning this season.
- First, another opportunity to remind you of the golden rule of HVAC: Check your air filter regularly! Replace it in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions.
- Remove any covering from 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 ultimately damage it and lead to costly air conditioner service calls.
- Plants, leaves, tall grass and debris located close to your outside unit can impact your AC’s operations. Trim the grass, remove any debris and clear away overgrowth that obstructs your unit before you run it this summer. remember to check the surroundings at least monthly to keep it unobstructed and maximize 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 favorable idea to have your ducts checked for leaks to establish that all that cooled air is going where it should and not escaping through gaps.
- Consider installing a programmable thermostat to provide assistance to manage the efficiency of your air conditioner.
- Evaluate the slab your air conditioner unit sits on.
These easy steps can save you from avoidable air conditioning service and keep you cool and comfortable all summer long. If you would like to schedule your annual air conditioner service, or if you are interesting in any more tips or recommendations to help get your air conditioner ready for summer and keep it running smoothly, call A&M Heating & Cooling LLC in Tucson at 520-200-1048 today.