Summer has arrived! Many of us are ready for warmer weather and some calm summer days. To enahance your comfort and actually relax, make sure your air conditioner is ready for the summer heat. One of the keys to a fun summer in Lodi is a dependable, efficient air conditioner. While Tokay Heating and Air Conditioning constantly recommends staying on track with annual preventive air conditioning service, we’ve got several tips to help keep your air conditioner in top shape over the summer.
- First, another time to cite the golden rule of HVAC: Check your air filter regularly! Replace the filter per the manufacturer’s recommendation.
- Remove any covering from your air conditioning unit if you opted to have it covered for the winter. Starting 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 placed close to your outside unit can impact your AC’s operations. Trim the grass, get rid any debris and remove overgrowth that obstructs your unit before you start it this summer. remember to check the surroundings at least monthly to keep it clear and optimize airflow through your air conditioner.
- To provide 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 inspected for leaks to ensure all that cooled air is going where it should and not escaping through gaps.
- Consider putting in a programmable thermostat to provide assistance to manage the efficiency of your air conditioner.
- Check the slab your air conditioner unit sits on.
These straightforward steps can save you from unnecessary air conditioning service and keep you cool and comfortable during the warmer weather. If it’s time to arrange your annual air conditioner service, or if you are interesting in any more tips or recommendations to help get your air conditioner ready for summer and keep it running steadily, call Tokay Heating and Air Conditioning in Lodi at 209-257-3156 today.