Tips to Get Your Air Conditioner Ready for Summer

With spring in full swing and summer fast approaching, it’s time to prepare all aspects of our lives for the warmer weather, and that also means our homes. It may not be time to utilize your air conditioner just yet, but you should still be thinking about how you will stay comfortable this season in Marshall. The greatest way to guarantee that you will have a comfortable summer is by turning on your system now, before it gets too hot and you find that you need air conditioner service. Here are a couple of tricks to guarantee that your system, and your house, is ready for the heat:

Try it out now!

It really is helpful to give your system a test run as soon as you can. You don’t want your air conditioner to shutdown on the most blistering day of the year and make your home uncomfortable. Rather, switching your thermostat to its cooling mode and letting it run, even for a few minutes, will be an excellent test that can save you a lot of future issues. Make sure that cool air is moving into your home, and if it’s not, here are a handful of things to examine before calling the pros at All Elements Heating & Air LLC:

  • Make sure your system was set to cool. It’s a common mistake and one that is made often, but if you haven’t switched your thermostat from the heat setting, cool air won’t be flowing. Simple problem, uncomplicated solution!
  • Check the unit outside. Double check to see if there are any blockages around your system, such as plants or dirt, that can jam your air flow and cool air production.
  • Change your filters. As always, this step is crucial to improving the functionality of your air conditioning system. With clean and new filters, your cool air will be cleaner and it will create an easier environment for air to flow through.

Once you’ve worked things out – your system is programmed to cool, and the unit and filters are clean – and you still aren’t receiving any cool air, it’s time to call in the professionals if there are issues. Routine air conditioner service should be on your radar right now nonetheless, so now is the perfect time to look at every feature of your system before the new season hits. The specialists at All Elements Heating & Air LLC will not only solve the current difficulty at hand, but they will also deal with any small potential issues that could turn into bigger difficulties later.

Chances are that if your home isn’t cooling effortlessly, your system might be missing refrigerant based on low levels or even a leak. If you noticed that ice was establishing when you examined your outdoor unit, that may be an signal that you need more refrigerant. In an air conditioner maintenance check, our specialists can deal with any leaks in your lines or refrigerant shortages.

Everyone trusts their air conditioner to get them through the summer and it can be easy to forget how crucial your system is to your summer relaxation. Don’t agonize about your air conditioner breaking down and instead, be practical about testing and servicing your system before the heat wave strikes. If you have any questions about your system or want to schedule that annual air conditioner service, call our professionals at 903-702-3941 or set up an appointment with us online.

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