Getting Your Air Conditioner Ready for Summer04/13/2017Summer is upon us! Many of us are ready for warmer weather and some relaxing summer days. To enahance your comfort and really relax, make sure your air conditioner is ready for summer’s hottest days. One of the keys to a great summer in Mobile is a reliable, efficient air conditioner. While Farnell Heating & Air Conditioning Inc consistently recommends staying on track with annual preventive air conditioning service, we’ve got several tips to help keep your air conditioner running this season. 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 suggestion. Take the cover off your air conditioning unit if it was covered for the cold weather. Starting your air conditioner in advance of removing the cover can ultimately damage it and cause you costly air conditioner service calls. Plants, leaves, tall grass and debris that are close to your outside unit can impact your AC’s functionality. mow the grass, remove any debris and clear away overgrowth that obstructs your unit before you run it this summer. be mindful to check the vicinity at least monthly to keep it clear and optimize airflow through your air conditioner. To get the best air quality and that your air conditioner is working efficiently, have your ducts cleared out regularly. It’s also a favorable idea to have your ducts examined for leaks to ensure all that cooled air is going where you need it and not leaving through gaps. Consider installing a programmable thermostat to help you manage the efficiency of your air conditioner. Check 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 during the warmer weather. If it’s time to make an appointment for your annual air conditioner service, or if you are interesting in any more tips or ideas to help get your air conditioner ready for summer and keep it running smoothly, call Farnell Heating & Air Conditioning Inc in Mobile at 251-471-2674 today. Or, schedule an appointment with us using our easy-to-use online scheduler.