Getting Your Air Conditioner Ready for Summer

Summer is here! Many of us are excited for warmer weather and some calm summer days. To boost your comfort and truly relax, ensure your air conditioner is ready for the heat. One of the keys to a great summer in Vero Beach is a trustworthy, efficient air conditioner. While Temp Control of Vero Beach constantly recommends staying up-to-date with annual preventive air conditioning service, we’ve got several tips to help keep your air conditioner running in the heat.

  • First, another opportunity to cite the golden rule of HVAC: monitor your air filter routinely! Replace the filter per the manufacturer’s recommendation.
  • Uncover your air conditioning unit if it was covered for the winter. Starting your air conditioner prior to removing the cover can severely damage it and result in costly air conditioner service calls.
  • Plants, leaves, tall grass and debris placed close to your outside unit can reduce your AC’s operations. mow the grass, clean out any debris and clear away overgrowth that impedes on your unit before you start it this summer. be mindful to check the area at least monthly to keep it clear and increase airflow through your air conditioner.
  • To provide the best air quality and that your air conditioner is running efficiently, have your ducts cleared out regularly. It’s also a favorable idea to have your ducts examined for leaks to make sure all that cooled air is going where you need it and not escaping through gaps.
  • Consider installing a programmable thermostat to better manage the efficiency of your air conditioner.
  • Take a look at 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 you would like 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 smoothly, call Temp Control of Vero Beach in Vero Beach at 772-232-7649 today. 

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