Tips to Get Your Air Conditioner Ready for Summer

With spring underway and summer just around the corner, it’s time to prepare all aspects of our lives for the warmer weather, and that includes our homes. It may not be time to use your air conditioner just yet, but you should still be thinking about how you will stay cool this season in Anaheim. The best way to ensure that you will have a cool summer is by flipping on your system now, before it gets too hot and you discover that you need air conditioner repairs. Here are a couple of tricks to guarantee that your system, and your house, is properly equipped for the heat:

Try it out now!

It really is helpful to give your system a trial run ASAP. You don’t want your air conditioner to shutdown on the hottest day of the year and make your home grossly warm. So, positioning your thermostat to its cooling mode and permitting it to run, even for a few minutes, will be an excellent check that can save you a lot of future problems. Ensure that cool air is moving into your home, and if it’s not, here are a handful of things to examine before calling the experts at Eco Fresh HVAC Inc.:

  • Make sure your system was set to cool. It’s a common mistake and one that is made often, but if you haven’t switched your thermostat from the heat setting, cool air won’t be flowing. Simple issue, uncomplicated solution!
  • Check the unit outside. Verify to see if there are any obstructions around your system, such as plants or dirt, that can block your air flow and cool air production.
  • Change your filters. Per usual, this step is crucial to enhancing the performance of your air conditioning system. With sanitary and new filters, your cool air will be cleaner and it will create an easier environment for air to flow through.

Once you’ve tested things out – your system is programmed to cool, and the unit and filters are clean – and you still aren’t getting any cool air, it’s time to call in the professionals if there are complications. Regular air conditioner service should be on your radar at this time every year nonetheless, so now is the ideal time to inspect every piece of your system before the summer hits. The professionals at Eco Fresh HVAC Inc. will not only repair the current difficulty at hand, but they will also address any small likely issues that could turn into bigger problems later.

Chances are that if your home isn’t cooling without difficulty, your system might be missing refrigerant based on low levels or possibly a leak. If you noted that ice was accumulating when you examined your outdoor unit, that may be an signal that you need more refrigerant. During an air conditioner maintenance check, our experts can fix any leaks in your lines or refrigerant shortages.

Everyone relies on their air conditioner to endure over the summer and it can be easy to overlook how crucial your system is to your summer relaxation. Don’t fret about your air conditioner breaking down and instead, be proactive about testing and servicing your system before the heat wave hits. If you have any questions about your system or want to schedule that regular air conditioner service, call our experts at 714-855-1717 or set up an appointment with us online.

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