Getting Your Air Conditioner Ready for Summer

Cooling

Summer is upon us! Many of us are eager for warmer weather and some relaxing summer days. To boost your comfort and actually relax, confirm your air conditioner is ready for the heat. One of the keys to a enjoyable summer in Shreveport is a reliable, efficient air conditioner. While Moon's Air always recommends staying current with annual preventive air conditioning service, we’ve got some tips to help keep your air conditioner in top shape this season.

  • First, another time to remind you of the golden rule of HVAC: Check your air filter regularly! Replace it in accordance with the manufacturer’s recommendation.
  • Take the cover off your air conditioning unit if it was covered for the winter. Starting your air conditioner in advance of removing the cover can seriously damage it and lead to costly air conditioner service calls.
  • Plants, leaves, tall grass and debris placed close to your outside unit can reduce your AC’s operations. mow the grass, clean out any debris and eliminate overgrowth that obstructs your unit before you run it this summer. be mindful to check the vicinity 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 running efficiently, have your ducts cleared out regularly. It’s also a great idea to have your ducts examined for leaks to establish that all that cooled air is going where you want it and not escaping 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 sits on.

These easy steps can save you from unnecessary air conditioning service and keep you cool and comfortable throughout the summer months. If you would like to make an appointment for your annual air conditioner service, or if you are interesting in any more tips or ideas to help get your air conditioner ready for summer and keep it running effortlessly, call Moon's Air in Shreveport at 318-671-5355 today. Or, schedule an appointment with us using our useful online scheduler.

Back To Blog