Getting Your Air Conditioner Ready for Summer

Summer is here! Many of us are ready for warmer weather and some calm summer days. To boost your comfort and actually relax, confirm your air conditioner is ready for summer’s hottest days. One of the keys to a enjoyable summer in Genoa is a trustworthy, efficient air conditioner. While Assured Appliance and Heating & Air always recommends staying on track with annual preventive air conditioning service, we’ve got numerous tips to help keep your air conditioner functioning in the heat.

  • First, another chance to recall the golden rule of HVAC: inspect your air filter routinely! Replace your air filter according to the manufacturer’s suggestion.
  • Take the cover off your air conditioning unit if you opted to have it covered for the cold weather. Running your air conditioner prior to 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 functionality. Trim the grass, remove any debris and eliminate overgrowth that obstructs your unit before you turn it on this summer. be mindful to check the area at least monthly to keep it open and increase airflow through your air conditioner.
  • To ensure 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 examined 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 provide assistance to manage the efficiency of your air conditioner.
  • Check the slab your air conditioner unit rests on.

These straightforward steps can save you from avoidable air conditioning service and keep you cool and comfortable during the warmer weather. If you need to make an appointment for your annual air conditioner service, or if you want any more tips or ideas to help get your air conditioner ready for summer and keep it running steadily, call Assured Appliance and Heating & Air in Genoa at 847-306-8990 today. 

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