Getting Your Air Conditioner Ready for Summer

Summer has arrived! Many of us are eager for warmer weather and some calm summer days. To enahance your comfort and actually relax, confirm your air conditioner is ready for the summer heat. One of the keys to a great summer in Brighton is a dependable, efficient air conditioner. While D & D Heating & AC consistently recommends staying current with annual preventive air conditioning service, we’ve got some tips to help keep your air conditioner in top shape in the heat.

  • First, another time to recall the golden rule of HVAC: inspect your air filter regularly! Replace your air filter per the manufacturer’s suggestion.
  • Take the cover off your air conditioning unit if you opted to have it covered for the cold weather. Running your air conditioner before 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 lessen your AC’s operations. mow the grass, remove any debris and eliminate overgrowth that blocks 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 provide the best air quality and that your air conditioner is working efficiently, have your ducts maintained regularly. It’s also a great idea to have your ducts examined for leaks to ensure all that cooled air is going where you need it and not escaping through gaps.
  • Consider putting in 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 easy steps can save you from unnecessary air conditioning service and keep you cool and comfortable all summer long. If you would like to arrange your annual air conditioner service, or if you would like any more tips or ideas to help get your air conditioner ready for summer and keep it running smoothly, call D & D Heating & AC in Brighton at 720-316-1401 today. 

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