Getting Your Air Conditioner Ready for Summer

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Summer is upon us! Many of us are ready for warmer weather and some calm summer days. To optimize your comfort and truly relax, ensure your air conditioner is ready for the summer heat. One of the keys to a enjoyable summer in Stuart is a reliable, efficient air conditioner. While Breathe Healthier Air Inc constantly recommends staying current with annual preventive air conditioning service, we’ve got several tips to help keep your air conditioner running over the summer.

  • First, another time to remind you of the golden rule of HVAC: Check your air filter routinely! Replace it in accordance with the manufacturer’s recommendation.
  • 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 placed close to your outside unit can reduce your AC’s functionality. Trim the grass, get rid any debris and eliminate overgrowth that blocks your unit before you turn it on this summer. be mindful to check the surroundings at least monthly to keep it open and maximize airflow through your air conditioner.
  • To provide the best air quality and that your air conditioner is working efficiently, have your ducts cleaned regularly. It’s also a great idea to have your ducts inspected for leaks to make sure all that cooled air is going where you want it and not leaving through gaps.
  • Consider putting in a programmable thermostat to better manage the efficiency of your air conditioner.
  • Evaluate the slab your air conditioner unit is placed on.

These straightforward steps can save you from avoidable air conditioning service and keep you cool and comfortable throughout the summer months. If it’s time to arrange 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 Breathe Healthier Air Inc in Stuart at 772-200-3617 today. 

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