Getting Your Air Conditioner Ready for Summer04/13/2017Summer is here! Many of us are ready for warmer weather and some calm summer days. To optimize your comfort and actually relax, make sure your air conditioner is ready for the heat. One of the keys to a fun summer in Bloomington is a dependable, efficient air conditioner. While All Seasons Heating & A/C Co consistently recommends staying on track with annual preventive air conditioning service, we’ve got numerous tips to help keep your air conditioner functioning in the heat. First, another opportunity to cite the golden rule of HVAC: Check your air filter routinely! Replace it in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions. Remove any covering from your air conditioning unit if it was covered for the cold weather. Turning on 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 impact your AC’s functionality. mow the grass, clean out any debris and remove overgrowth that obstructs your unit before you run it this summer. be mindful to check the area at least monthly to keep it open and maximize airflow through your air conditioner. To get the best air quality and that your air conditioner is operating efficiently, have your ducts maintained regularly. It’s also a great idea to have your ducts examined for leaks to ensure all that cooled air is going where you want it and not getting out through gaps. Consider putting in a programmable thermostat to provide assistance to manage the efficiency of your air conditioner. Take a look at the slab your air conditioner unit sits on. These easy steps can save you from avoidable air conditioning service and keep you cool and comfortable all summer long. If you need to schedule your annual air conditioner service, or if you want any more tips or recommendations to help get your air conditioner ready for summer and keep it running steadily, call All Seasons Heating & A/C Co in Bloomington at 812-332-9100 today. Or, schedule an appointment with us using our useful online scheduler.