Getting Your Air Conditioner Ready for Summer04/13/2017Summer is here! Many of us are eager for warmer weather and some relaxing summer days. To enahance your comfort and really relax, make sure your air conditioner is ready for the heat. One of the keys to a great summer in Bossier City is a reliable, efficient air conditioner. While Central Aire Heating & A/C Inc constantly recommends staying up-to-date with annual preventive air conditioning service, we’ve got numerous tips to help keep your air conditioner functioning this season. First, another opportunity to recall the golden rule of HVAC: inspect your air filter consistently! Replace the filter in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions. Uncover your air conditioning unit if it was covered for the winter. Turning on your air conditioner before removing the cover can severely damage it and result in costly air conditioner service calls. Plants, leaves, tall grass and debris that are close to your outside unit can impact your AC’s operations. Trim the grass, remove any debris and eliminate overgrowth that obstructs your unit before you run it this summer. remember to check the area at least monthly to keep it open and optimize airflow through your air conditioner. To ensure the best air quality and that your air conditioner is operating 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 it should and not getting out through gaps. Consider installing 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 throughout the summer months. If you need to schedule your annual air conditioner service, or if you would like any more tips or information to help get your air conditioner ready for summer and keep it running effortlessly, call Central Aire Heating & A/C Inc in Bossier City at 318-747-4965 today. Or, schedule an appointment with us using our convenient online scheduler.