Getting Your Air Conditioner Ready for Summer

Summer is here! Many of us are ready for warmer weather and some peaceful summer days. To enahance your comfort and truly relax, make sure your air conditioner is ready for the heat. One of the keys to a enjoyable summer in East Bernard is a dependable, efficient air conditioner. While E.B. Air, LLC constantly recommends staying current with annual preventive air conditioning service, we’ve got several tips to help keep your air conditioner functioning in the heat.

  • First, another chance to cite the golden rule of HVAC: inspect your air filter regularly! Replace your air filter per the manufacturer’s suggestion.
  • Remove any covering from your air conditioning unit if you opted to have it covered for the winter. Turning on your air conditioner in advance of removing the cover can severely damage it and result in costly air conditioner service calls.
  • Plants, leaves, tall grass and debris located close to your outside unit can reduce your AC’s operations. Trim the grass, clean out any debris and eliminate overgrowth that obstructs your unit before you turn it on this summer. be mindful to check the vicinity at least monthly to keep it unobstructed and maximize airflow through your air conditioner.
  • To provide the best air quality and that your air conditioner is operating efficiently, have your ducts cleared out 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 leaving through gaps.
  • Consider installing a programmable thermostat to provide assistance to manage the efficiency of your air conditioner.
  • Take a look at the slab your air conditioner unit rests on.

These easy steps can save you from additional air conditioning service and keep you cool and comfortable throughout the summer months. If you need to schedule your annual air conditioner service, or if you want any more tips or information to help get your air conditioner ready for summer and keep it running steadily, call E.B. Air, LLC in East Bernard at 979-335-4262 today. 

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