Prepare Your AC for Summer Posted March 1, 2017 Make your life easier—get ahead by preparing your air conditioner now before warmer temperatures arrive. You can save on your energy bill this summer if your air conditioner is working at its maximum efficiency! If you are running your system when it needs service, you could see a drastic jump in costs and damaging wear and tear on your system. Keep your system working efficiently with at least one air conditioning service appointment from your Eco Fresh HVAC Inc. expert each year. This is critical to keep your unit working for the future. Your technician can ensure that your unit is working correctly and look for trouble areas to head off any conceivable problems before they happen. This saves you from larger, more costly repairs.Just some of the perks a professional air conditioning service will present you:Cooling cycle appraisalReplacement or cleaning air filters Lubrication of the moving parts and tightening of electrical componentsCleaning the condensate drain, blower components and condenser coilWhat You Can Do to PrepareIn addition to arranging your professional air conditioning service, there are steps you can do now and during the year to ensure your AC is functioning at peak performance. Now:Clear the spot around your unit. Make sure there aren’t plants growing too close to your system, which can cut off airflow. Remove piles of leaves or mulch blocking any part of the AC unit. If your exterior unit was covered during the cold season, make sure to uncover it. You can damage your system if you turn on your air conditioning with a cover, coil blanket or lid. That damage could result in serious repairs or an entire replacement.Throughout the year:Your Eco Fresh HVAC Inc. service professional will clean or replace your filters as needed during your usual service visit. Don’t forget to inspect your filters monthly and replace them when required! Different homes have different air filter replacement needs. If you own a pet or are undergoing home renovations, you may have to change them more frequently.Make sure your air conditioning is working at its most efficient by having your ducts cleaned often. It keeps your space healthy too! If you follow these easy steps, your AC will be ready for whatever this summer can throw at it. To schedule your annual service, call the Eco Fresh HVAC Inc. team at [[phonenumber]] or schedule an appointment online.