Getting Your Air Conditioner Ready for Summer04/13/2017Summer is upon us! Many of us are excited for warmer weather and some relaxing summer days. To enahance your comfort and really relax, make sure your air conditioner is ready for the summer heat. One of the keys to a enjoyable summer in Shelby Township is a reliable, efficient air conditioner. While Mr. Air Repair consistently recommends staying current with annual preventive air conditioning service, we’ve got numerous tips to help keep your air conditioner functioning in the heat. First, another opportunity to remind you of the golden rule of HVAC: monitor your air filter routinely! Replace your air filter according to the manufacturer’s recommendation. Remove any covering from your air conditioning unit if it was covered for the cold season. Turning on your air conditioner in advance of removing the cover can seriously damage it and cause you costly air conditioner service calls. Plants, leaves, tall grass and debris that are close to your outside unit can lessen your AC’s functionality. cut the grass, get rid any debris and eliminate overgrowth that blocks your unit before you start it this summer. be mindful to check the area at least monthly to keep it unobstructed and increase airflow through your air conditioner. To provide the best air quality and that your air conditioner is running efficiently, have your ducts cleaned regularly. It’s also a favorable idea to have your ducts inspected for leaks to establish that all that cooled air is going where it should and not getting out 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 sits on. These simple steps can save you from avoidable air conditioning service and keep you cool and comfortable during the warmer weather. If you would like to make an appointment for your annual air conditioner service, or if you are interesting in any more tips or information to help get your air conditioner ready for summer and keep it running smoothly, call Mr. Air Repair in Shelby Township at 586-262-4258 today. Or, schedule an appointment with us using our easy-to-use online scheduler.