Getting Your Air Conditioner Ready for Summer04/13/2017Summer is upon us! Many of us are excited for warmer weather and some peaceful summer days. To boost your comfort and really relax, ensure your air conditioner is ready for the heat. One of the keys to a fun summer in Hendersonville is a trustworthy, efficient air conditioner. While Superior Comfort Systems always recommends staying on track with annual preventive air conditioning service, we’ve got several tips to help keep your air conditioner functioning in the heat. First, another time to remind you of the golden rule of HVAC: Check your air filter regularly! Replace your air filter in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions. Uncover your air conditioning unit if it was covered for the winter. Starting your air conditioner in advance of removing the cover can ultimately damage it and lead to costly air conditioner service calls. Plants, leaves, tall grass and debris placed close to your outside unit can impact your AC’s performance. cut the grass, get rid 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 optimize airflow through your air conditioner. To get the best air quality and that your air conditioner is running efficiently, have your ducts maintained regularly. It’s also a favorable 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 installing a programmable thermostat to better manage the efficiency of your air conditioner. Evaluate the slab your air conditioner unit sits on. These straightforward steps can save you from avoidable air conditioning service and keep you cool and comfortable during the warmer weather. 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 smoothly, call Superior Comfort Systems in Hendersonville at 828-775-5176 today. Or, schedule an appointment with us using our easy-to-use online scheduler.