Getting Your Air Conditioner Ready for Summer04/13/2017Summer is upon us! Many of us are eager for warmer weather and some calm summer days. To boost 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 Port Saint Lucie is a dependable, efficient air conditioner. While Custom Air Systems Inc consistently recommends staying up-to-date with annual preventive air conditioning service, we’ve got numerous tips to help keep your air conditioner functioning in the heat. First, another chance to remind you of the golden rule of HVAC: monitor your air filter routinely! Replace your air filter in accordance with the manufacturer’s recommendation. Uncover your air conditioning unit if it was covered for the winter. Running your air conditioner in advance of removing the cover can seriously damage it and result in costly air conditioner service calls. Plants, leaves, tall grass and debris located close to your outside unit can reduce your AC’s operations. Trim the grass, get rid any debris and eliminate overgrowth that blocks your unit before you start it this summer. remember to check the area at least monthly to keep it open 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 good idea to have your ducts examined for leaks to establish that all that cooled air is going where you need it and not escaping through gaps. Consider setting up a programmable thermostat to better manage the efficiency of your air conditioner. Take a look at the slab your air conditioner unit rests on. These easy steps can save you from additional air conditioning service and keep you cool and comfortable during the warmer weather. If you need to make an appointment for 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 Custom Air Systems Inc in Port Saint Lucie at 772-335-3232 today. Or, schedule an appointment with us using our easy-to-use online scheduler.