Getting Your Air Conditioner Ready for Summer04/13/2017Summer is here! Many of us are eager for warmer weather and some relaxing summer days. To enahance your comfort and really relax, confirm your air conditioner is ready for summer’s hottest days. One of the keys to a enjoyable summer in Santee is a reliable, efficient air conditioner. While Aireforce Heating & Air Inc consistently recommends staying current with annual preventive air conditioning service, we’ve got several tips to help keep your air conditioner functioning over the summer. First, another time to cite the golden rule of HVAC: monitor your air filter routinely! Replace the filter according to the manufacturer’s recommendation. Take the cover off your air conditioning unit if it was covered for the winter. Starting your air conditioner before 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 reduce your AC’s functionality. mow the grass, clean out any debris and remove overgrowth that blocks your unit before you start it this summer. be mindful to check the surroundings at least monthly to keep it open and optimize airflow through your air conditioner. To get 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 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. Take a look at the slab your air conditioner unit sits on. These straightforward steps can save you from avoidable air conditioning service and keep you cool and comfortable all summer long. If you need to make an appointment for your annual air conditioner service, or if you would like any more tips or information to help get your air conditioner ready for summer and keep it running effortlessly, call Aireforce Heating & Air Inc in Santee at 619-448-2470 today. Or, schedule an appointment with us using our easy-to-use online scheduler.