Getting Your Air Conditioner Ready for Summer04/13/2017Summer has arrived! Many of us are ready for warmer weather and some calm summer days. To boost your comfort and truly relax, make sure your air conditioner is ready for the summer heat. One of the keys to a fun summer in Marshall is a trustworthy, efficient air conditioner. While All Elements Heating & Air LLC constantly recommends staying up-to-date with annual preventive air conditioning service, we’ve got several tips to help keep your air conditioner in top shape this season. First, another time to cite the golden rule of HVAC: inspect your air filter routinely! Replace your air filter in accordance with the manufacturer’s suggestion. Take the cover off your air conditioning unit if you had it covered for the cold season. 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 reduce your AC’s functionality. mow the grass, remove any debris and remove overgrowth that impedes on your unit before you run it this summer. be mindful to check the surroundings at least monthly to keep it unobstructed and maximize airflow through your air conditioner. To ensure the best air quality and that your air conditioner is running efficiently, have your ducts cleaned regularly. It’s also a favorable idea to have your ducts checked for leaks to make sure all that cooled air is going where it should and not getting out through gaps. Consider installing a programmable thermostat to help you manage the efficiency of your air conditioner. Check the slab your air conditioner unit rests on. These simple steps can save you from unnecessary air conditioning service and keep you cool and comfortable all summer long. If you would like to arrange your annual air conditioner service, or if you would like any more tips or ideas to help get your air conditioner ready for summer and keep it running effortlessly, call All Elements Heating & Air LLC in Marshall at 903-702-3941 today. Or, schedule an appointment with us using our easy-to-use online scheduler.