Getting Your Air Conditioner Ready for Summer

Summer has arrived! Many of us are excited for warmer weather and some peaceful summer days. To enahance your comfort and actually relax, make sure your air conditioner is ready for the summer heat. One of the keys to a enjoyable summer in Tuscaloosa is a dependable, efficient air conditioner. While KDM Service Corporation always recommends staying up-to-date with annual preventive air conditioning service, we’ve got numerous tips to help keep your air conditioner functioning over the summer.

  • First, another chance to recall the golden rule of HVAC: Check your air filter routinely! Replace the filter according to the manufacturer’s instructions.
  • Remove any covering from your air conditioning unit if you had it covered for the cold weather. Running your air conditioner prior to removing the cover can severely damage it and lead to costly air conditioner service calls.
  • Plants, leaves, tall grass and debris placed close to your outside unit can impact your AC’s functionality. Trim the grass, get rid any debris and eliminate overgrowth that blocks your unit before you start it this summer. remember to check the surroundings at least monthly to keep it clear and maximize 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 checked for leaks to make sure all that cooled air is going where it should and not leaving through gaps.
  • Consider setting up a programmable thermostat to better manage the efficiency of your air conditioner.
  • Evaluate the slab your air conditioner unit rests on.

These simple steps can save you from additional air conditioning service and keep you cool and comfortable during the warmer weather. If you need to schedule your annual air conditioner service, or if you are interesting in any more tips or recommendations to help get your air conditioner ready for summer and keep it running effortlessly, call KDM Service Corporation in Tuscaloosa at 205-208-8090 today. 

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