Getting Your Air Conditioner Ready for Summer

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

  • First, another chance 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 performance. Trim the grass, remove any debris and remove 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 get the best air quality and that your air conditioner is operating efficiently, have your ducts cleared out regularly. It’s also a favorable idea to have your ducts examined for leaks to make sure all that cooled air is going where you need it and not escaping through gaps.
  • Consider installing 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 avoidable air conditioning service and keep you cool and comfortable all summer long. If you need to schedule your annual air conditioner service, or if you want any more tips or recommendations 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. Or, schedule an appointment with us using our useful online scheduler.

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