Getting Your Air Conditioner Ready for Summer

Summer is upon us! Many of us are ready for warmer weather and some calm summer days. To enahance your comfort and really relax, confirm your air conditioner is ready for the summer heat. One of the keys to a fun summer in Muskogee is a trustworthy, efficient air conditioner. While Hix Air Conditioning Service, Inc. always recommends staying on track with annual preventive air conditioning service, we’ve got some tips to help keep your air conditioner functioning this season.

  • First, another opportunity to recall the golden rule of HVAC: Check your air filter regularly! Replace it according to the manufacturer’s suggestion.
  • Take the cover off your air conditioning unit if you had it covered for the cold weather. 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 placed close to your outside unit can impact your AC’s functionality. cut the grass, get rid any debris and clear away overgrowth that blocks your unit before you run it this summer. remember to check the area at least monthly to keep it open and increase airflow through your air conditioner.
  • To get 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 checked for leaks to ensure all that cooled air is going where it should and not getting out through gaps.
  • Consider setting up a programmable thermostat to help you manage the efficiency of your air conditioner.
  • Evaluate the slab your air conditioner unit is placed on.

These simple steps can save you from additional air conditioning service and keep you cool and comfortable during the warmer weather. If it’s time to make an appointment for your annual air conditioner service, or if you are interesting in any more tips or information to help get your air conditioner ready for summer and keep it running effortlessly, call Hix Air Conditioning Service, Inc. in Muskogee at 918-682-8238 today. 

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