Summer has arrived! Many of us are eager for warmer weather and some peaceful summer days. To boost your comfort and truly relax, make sure your air conditioner is ready for the summer heat. One of the keys to a great summer in Omaha is a reliable, efficient air conditioner. While Interstate Heating & Air Conditioning consistently recommends staying up-to-date with annual preventive air conditioning service, we’ve got numerous tips to help keep your air conditioner functioning in the heat.
- First, another chance to remind you of the golden rule of HVAC: inspect your air filter regularly! Replace the filter in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions.
- Uncover your air conditioning unit if you opted to have it covered for the winter. Running your air conditioner in advance of removing the cover can severely damage it and cause you costly air conditioner service calls.
- Plants, leaves, tall grass and debris located close to your outside unit can lessen your AC’s functionality. cut the grass, remove any debris and clear away overgrowth that obstructs your unit before you run it this summer. remember to check the area at least monthly to keep it clear and maximize airflow through your air conditioner.
- To get the best air quality and that your air conditioner is running efficiently, have your ducts maintained regularly. It’s also a great idea to have your ducts examined for leaks to establish that all that cooled air is going where you want it and not escaping through gaps.
- Consider setting up a programmable thermostat to better manage the efficiency of your air conditioner.
- Take a look at the slab your air conditioner unit rests on.
These simple steps can save you from avoidable air conditioning service and keep you cool and comfortable all summer long. If you would like to make an appointment for 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 Interstate Heating & Air Conditioning in Omaha at 402-509-5940 today.