Getting Your Air Conditioner Ready for Summer

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Summer is upon us! Many of us are eager for warmer weather and some peaceful summer days. To enahance your comfort and actually relax, make sure your air conditioner is ready for the heat. One of the keys to a enjoyable summer in Englewood is a trustworthy, efficient air conditioner. While Symbiont Service Corp always recommends staying on track with annual preventive air conditioning service, we’ve got some tips to help keep your air conditioner in top shape in the heat.

  • First, another chance to cite the golden rule of HVAC: monitor your air filter routinely! Replace it per the manufacturer’s recommendation.
  • Uncover your air conditioning unit if it was covered for the winter. Turning on your air conditioner in advance of 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 lessen your AC’s functionality. mow the grass, clean out any debris and eliminate overgrowth that impedes on your unit before you run it this summer. remember to check the surroundings at least monthly to keep it open and optimize airflow through your air conditioner.
  • To get 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 it should and not leaving through gaps.
  • Consider putting in a programmable thermostat to help you manage the efficiency of your air conditioner.
  • Check the slab your air conditioner unit rests on.

These straightforward steps can save you from additional air conditioning service and keep you cool and comfortable all summer long. If you need to make an appointment for your annual air conditioner service, or if you are interesting in any more tips or ideas to help get your air conditioner ready for summer and keep it running steadily, call Symbiont Service Corp in Englewood at 941-306-4161 today. 

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