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 really relax, make sure your air conditioner is ready for summer’s hottest days. One of the keys to a enjoyable summer in Alice is a reliable, efficient air conditioner. While Rescue Heating & Air always recommends staying up-to-date with annual preventive air conditioning service, we’ve got numerous tips to help keep your air conditioner running this season.

  • First, another time to cite the golden rule of HVAC: monitor your air filter regularly! Replace it in accordance with the manufacturer’s suggestion.
  • Remove any covering from your air conditioning unit if you opted to have it covered for the cold season. Running your air conditioner prior to removing the cover can seriously damage it and lead to costly air conditioner service calls.
  • Plants, leaves, tall grass and debris that are close to your outside unit can lessen your AC’s functionality. mow the grass, get rid any debris and clear away overgrowth that impedes on your unit before you turn it on this summer. remember to check the area at least monthly to keep it clear and increase airflow through your air conditioner.
  • To get the best air quality and that your air conditioner is operating efficiently, have your ducts cleaned regularly. It’s also a great idea to have your ducts examined for leaks to establish that 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.
  • Check the slab your air conditioner unit rests on.

These simple steps can save you from avoidable air conditioning service and keep you cool and comfortable all summer long. If you would like to schedule 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 effortlessly, call Rescue Heating & Air in Alice at 361-265-4371 today. 

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