Prepare Your AC for Summer Posted March 1, 2017 Make your life less difficult—begin preparing your air conditioner now before warmer temperatures turn up. You can save on your energy bill this summer if your air conditioner is working at its maximum efficiency! If you are using your system when it needs service, you could see a dramatic hike in costs and damaging wear and tear on your machine. Keep your system performing well with at least one air conditioning service call from your Cooler Tymes LLC professional each year. This is vital to keep your unit working for the future. Your technician can confirm that your unit is working correctly and keep an eye out for trouble areas to head off any conceivable problems before they happen. This saves you from larger, more costly repairs.Just some of the perks a professional air conditioning service will provide you:Cooling cycle evaluationReplacement or cleaning air filters Lubrication of any moving parts and tightening of electrical componentsCleaning the condensate drain, blower components and condenser coilWhat You Can Do to PrepareIn addition to setting up your professional air conditioning service, there are actions you can do now and throughout the year to ensure your AC is running at peak performance. Now:Clear the area around your unit. Make sure there aren’t shrubs growing too close to your system, which can obstruct airflow. Take away piles of leaves or mulch blocking any part of the AC unit. If your outdoor unit was covered during the winter, don’t forget to uncover it. You can damage your system if you turn on your air conditioning with a cover, coil blanket or lid. That damage could end in big repairs or an entire replacement.Throughout the year:Your Cooler Tymes LLC service professional will clean or replace your filters as needed during the annual service visit. Don’t forget to inspect your filters each month and replace them when necessary! Different homes have different air filter replacement requirements. If you own a pet or are undergoing home renovations, you may need to change them more often.Make sure your air conditioning is running at its most efficient by having your ducts cleaned regularly. It keeps your space healthy too! If you follow these few steps, your AC will be ready for whatever warmer temps can throw at it. To schedule your annual service, call the Cooler Tymes LLC team at [[phonenumber]] or schedule an appointment online.