Summer is here! Many of us are eager for warmer weather and some calm summer days. To enahance your comfort and really relax, make sure your air conditioner is ready for the summer heat. One of the keys to a fun summer in Wisconsin Rapids is a reliable, efficient air conditioner. While Rapids Sheet Metal Works Inc consistently recommends staying up-to-date with annual preventive air conditioning service, we’ve got several tips to help keep your air conditioner running this season.
- First, another chance to cite the golden rule of HVAC: inspect your air filter consistently! Replace your air filter in accordance with the manufacturer’s suggestion.
- Take the cover off your air conditioning unit if it was covered for the winter. Running 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 that are close to your outside unit can reduce your AC’s performance. Trim the grass, clean out any debris and remove overgrowth that impedes on your unit before you turn it on this summer. remember to check the surroundings at least monthly to keep it clear and increase airflow through your air conditioner.
- To get the best air quality and that your air conditioner is working efficiently, have your ducts cleaned regularly. It’s also a good idea to have your ducts checked for leaks to ensure all that cooled air is going where you want it and not escaping 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 simple steps can save you from avoidable air conditioning service and keep you cool and comfortable throughout the summer months. If you would like to arrange 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 effortlessly, call Rapids Sheet Metal Works Inc in Wisconsin Rapids at 715-301-0256 today.