Getting Your Air Conditioner Ready for Summer

Summer is upon us! Many of us are excited for warmer weather and some relaxing summer days. To boost your comfort and truly relax, make sure your air conditioner is ready for summer’s hottest days. One of the keys to a great summer in Anaheim is a trustworthy, efficient air conditioner. While Eco Fresh HVAC Inc. always recommends staying current with annual preventive air conditioning service, we’ve got some tips to help keep your air conditioner functioning over the summer.

  • First, another time to remind you of the golden rule of HVAC: monitor your air filter routinely! Replace your air filter in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions.
  • Take the cover off your air conditioning unit if it was covered for the cold weather. Turning on your air conditioner before removing the cover can ultimately damage it and cause you costly air conditioner service calls.
  • Plants, leaves, tall grass and debris that are close to your outside unit can lessen your AC’s functionality. Trim the grass, clean out any debris and eliminate overgrowth that impedes on your unit before you run it this summer. be mindful to check the area 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 running efficiently, have your ducts cleared out regularly. It’s also a favorable idea to have your ducts examined for leaks to ensure all that cooled air is going where it should and not leaving through gaps.
  • Consider setting up a programmable thermostat to help you manage the efficiency of your air conditioner.
  • Evaluate the slab your air conditioner unit sits on.

These straightforward 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 want any more tips or ideas to help get your air conditioner ready for summer and keep it running steadily, call Eco Fresh HVAC Inc. in Anaheim at 714-855-1717 today. 

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