Getting Your Air Conditioner Ready for Summer

Summer has arrived! Many of us are excited for warmer weather and some calm summer days. To enahance your comfort and really relax, ensure your air conditioner is ready for the summer heat. One of the keys to a enjoyable summer in Mount Pleasant is a dependable, efficient air conditioner. While Olde Towne Heating & Air constantly recommends staying on track with annual preventive air conditioning service, we’ve got some tips to help keep your air conditioner running this season.

  • First, another opportunity to cite the golden rule of HVAC: inspect your air filter consistently! Replace the filter in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions.
  • Remove any covering from your air conditioning unit if it was covered for the winter. Starting your air conditioner before removing the cover can ultimately damage it and result in costly air conditioner service calls.
  • Plants, leaves, tall grass and debris located close to your outside unit can lessen your AC’s operations. mow the grass, remove any debris and remove overgrowth that obstructs your unit before you turn it on this summer. be mindful to check the area at least monthly to keep it clear and maximize airflow through your air conditioner.
  • To get 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 inspected 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 straightforward steps can save you from avoidable air conditioning service and keep you cool and comfortable all summer long. If you need to arrange your annual air conditioner service, or if you want any more tips or ideas to help get your air conditioner ready for summer and keep it running smoothly, call Olde Towne Heating & Air in Mount Pleasant at 843-485-0967 today. 

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