Getting Your Air Conditioner Ready for Summer

Summer is here! Many of us are excited for warmer weather and some relaxing summer days. To optimize your comfort and actually relax, ensure your air conditioner is ready for the heat. One of the keys to a great summer in Safford is a dependable, efficient air conditioner. While B&D Air Conditioning constantly 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: Check your air filter routinely! Replace it in accordance with the manufacturer’s recommendation.
  • Uncover your air conditioning unit if you opted to have it covered for the winter. Turning on your air conditioner in advance of removing the cover can seriously damage it and cause you costly air conditioner service calls.
  • Plants, leaves, tall grass and debris located close to your outside unit can impact your AC’s operations. Trim the grass, remove any debris and eliminate overgrowth that blocks your unit before you run it this summer. be mindful to check the surroundings at least monthly to keep it open and increase airflow through your air conditioner.
  • To provide the best air quality and that your air conditioner is operating efficiently, have your ducts cleaned regularly. It’s also a favorable idea to have your ducts examined for leaks to ensure all that cooled air is going where you need it and not escaping through gaps.
  • Consider setting up a programmable thermostat to provide assistance to manage the efficiency of your air conditioner.
  • Take a look at the slab your air conditioner unit rests on.

These simple steps can save you from avoidable air conditioning service and keep you cool and comfortable during the warmer weather. If you would like to make an appointment for your annual air conditioner service, or if you want any more tips or information to help get your air conditioner ready for summer and keep it running smoothly, call B&D Air Conditioning in Safford at 928-432-6018 today. 

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