Tips to Get Your Air Conditioner Ready for Summer

With spring underway and summer fast approaching, it’s time to prep all aspects of our lives for the toastier weather, and that includes our homes. It may not be time to turn on your air conditioner just yet, but you should still be considering how you will stay comfy this season in Litchfield Park. The top way to ensure that you will have a cozy summer is by flipping on your system now, before it gets too warm and you realize that you need air conditioner maintenance. Here are a couple of tricks to ensure your system, and your house, is prepared for the heat:

Try it out now!

It really is important to give your system a practice run sooner rather than later. You don’t want your air conditioner to break down on the warmest day of the year and make your home grossly warm. Instead, setting your thermostat to its cooling mode and allowing it to run, even for a few minutes, will be a perfect check that can save you a lot of future issues. Ensure that cool air is flowing into your home, and if it’s not, here are a handful of things to check before calling the pros at Cooler Tymes LLC:

  • Make sure your system was set to cool. It’s an easy mistake and one that is made frequently, but if you haven’t switched your thermostat from the heat setting, cool air won’t be flowing. Simple problem, easy solution!
  • Check the unit outside. Verify to see if there are any barriers around your system, such as items or dirt, that can clog your air flow and cool air production.
  • Change your filters. Per usual, this step is crucial to enhancing the performance of your air conditioning system. With clean and new filters, your cool air will be cleaner and it will produce an comfortable environment for air to flow through.

Once you’ve tested things out – your system is set to cool, and the unit and filters are clean – and you still aren’t getting any cool air, it’s time to call in the specialists if there are complications. Regular air conditioner service should be on your radar right now nonetheless, so now is the best time to check up on every feature of your system before the heat hits. The experts at Cooler Tymes LLC will not only solve the current problem at hand, but they will also deal with any small possible future issues that could turn into bigger difficulties later.

Chances are that if your home isn’t cooling effortlessly, your system might be lacking refrigerant based on low levels or even a leak. If you observed that ice was establishing when you checked your outdoor unit, that may be an indicator that you need more refrigerant. In an air conditioner maintenance check, our professionals can take care of any leaks in your lines or refrigerant shortages.

Everyone depends on their air conditioner to survive the summer and it can be easy to overlook how important your system is to your summer relaxation. Don’t worry about your air conditioner shutting down and instead, be proactive about assessing and servicing your system before the heat wave strikes. If you have any questions about your system or want to set up that routine air conditioner service, call our specialists at 623-208-6444 or schedule an appointment with us online.

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