Getting Your Air Conditioner Ready for Summer

Summer is upon us! Many of us are excited for warmer weather and some peaceful summer days. To enahance your comfort and actually relax, ensure your air conditioner is ready for the heat. One of the keys to a enjoyable summer in Pacheco is a reliable, efficient air conditioner. While Clean Air HVAC consistently recommends staying on track with annual preventive air conditioning service, we’ve got some tips to help keep your air conditioner running in the heat.

  • First, another time to cite the golden rule of HVAC: inspect your air filter consistently! Replace the filter according to the manufacturer’s recommendation.
  • Remove any covering from your air conditioning unit if you opted to have it covered for the cold weather. Starting your air conditioner before removing the cover can seriously damage it and cause you costly air conditioner service calls.
  • Plants, leaves, tall grass and debris placed close to your outside unit can lessen your AC’s performance. Trim the grass, remove any debris and clear away overgrowth that obstructs your unit before you start it this summer. remember 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 checked for leaks to ensure all that cooled air is going where you want it and not escaping through gaps.
  • Consider putting in a programmable thermostat to provide assistance to manage the efficiency of your air conditioner.
  • Take a look at the slab your air conditioner unit is placed on.

These easy steps can save you from unnecessary air conditioning service and keep you cool and comfortable all summer long. If you need to arrange 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 Clean Air HVAC in Pacheco at 925-233-6238 today. 

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