Getting Your Air Conditioner Ready for Summer04/13/2017Summer has arrived! Many of us are eager for warmer weather and some calm summer days. To optimize your comfort and actually relax, ensure your air conditioner is ready for the summer heat. One of the keys to a fun summer in Wharton is a dependable, efficient air conditioner. While Faust Air Conditioning and Heating constantly recommends staying on track with annual preventive air conditioning service, we’ve got numerous tips to help keep your air conditioner in top shape this season. First, another chance to recall the golden rule of HVAC: monitor your air filter regularly! Replace it per the manufacturer’s recommendation. Remove any covering from your air conditioning unit if you had it covered for the winter. Turning on your air conditioner in advance of removing the cover can ultimately damage it and lead to costly air conditioner service calls. Plants, leaves, tall grass and debris placed close to your outside unit can lessen your AC’s functionality. cut the grass, remove any debris and remove overgrowth that blocks your unit before you run it this summer. remember to check the area at least monthly to keep it unobstructed and optimize airflow through your air conditioner. To get the best air quality and that your air conditioner is working efficiently, have your ducts maintained regularly. It’s also a great idea to have your ducts inspected for leaks to make sure all that cooled air is going where you want it and not getting out 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 is placed on. These easy steps can save you from additional air conditioning service and keep you cool and comfortable throughout the summer months. If you need to arrange 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 steadily, call Faust Air Conditioning and Heating in Wharton at 979-532-2511 today. Or, schedule an appointment with us using our convenient online scheduler.