Getting Your Air Conditioner Ready for Summer

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Summer is upon us! Many of us are ready for warmer weather and some calm summer days. To enahance your comfort and actually relax, confirm your air conditioner is ready for the heat. One of the keys to a great summer in Naples is a dependable, efficient air conditioner. While Speedy Air Conditioning always recommends staying current with annual preventive air conditioning service, we’ve got some tips to help keep your air conditioner functioning in the heat.

  • First, another chance to remind you of the golden rule of HVAC: inspect your air filter routinely! Replace the filter in accordance with the manufacturer’s recommendation.
  • Uncover your air conditioning unit if you had it covered for the winter. Running your air conditioner before removing the cover can ultimately damage it and cause you costly air conditioner service calls.
  • Plants, leaves, tall grass and debris located close to your outside unit can lessen your AC’s performance. 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 surroundings at least monthly to keep it clear and increase airflow through your air conditioner.
  • To provide the best air quality and that your air conditioner is working efficiently, have your ducts maintained regularly. It’s also a good idea to have your ducts checked for leaks to establish that all that cooled air is going where you need it and not escaping through gaps.
  • Consider putting in a programmable thermostat to help you manage the efficiency of your air conditioner.
  • Evaluate the slab your air conditioner unit rests on.

These straightforward steps can save you from additional air conditioning service and keep you cool and comfortable throughout the summer months. If you would like to schedule 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 effortlessly, call Speedy Air Conditioning in Naples at 239-596-2645 today. 

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