Getting Your Air Conditioner Ready for Summer04/13/2017Summer is here! Many of us are excited for warmer weather and some relaxing summer days. To enahance your comfort and really relax, confirm your air conditioner is ready for the summer heat. One of the keys to a enjoyable summer in Richardson is a dependable, efficient air conditioner. While Hammack Service Company constantly recommends staying on track with annual preventive air conditioning service, we’ve got numerous tips to help keep your air conditioner functioning over the summer. First, another time to recall the golden rule of HVAC: Check your air filter consistently! Replace it according to the manufacturer’s suggestion. Take the cover off your air conditioning unit if you had it covered for the cold weather. Turning on your air conditioner prior to removing the cover can seriously damage it and cause you costly air conditioner service calls. Plants, leaves, tall grass and debris placed close to your outside unit can lessen your AC’s functionality. Trim the grass, remove any debris and clear away overgrowth that obstructs your unit before you run it this summer. be mindful to check the surroundings at least monthly to keep it unobstructed and increase airflow through your air conditioner. To get the best air quality and that your air conditioner is working efficiently, have your ducts cleaned regularly. It’s also a favorable idea to have your ducts examined for leaks to ensure all that cooled air is going where you want it and not leaving through gaps. Consider installing a programmable thermostat to help you manage the efficiency of your air conditioner. Take a look at the slab your air conditioner unit is placed on. These easy steps can save you from additional air conditioning service and keep you cool and comfortable during the warmer weather. If it’s time to arrange your annual air conditioner service, or if you would like any more tips or recommendations to help get your air conditioner ready for summer and keep it running effortlessly, call Hammack Service Company in Richardson at 972-669-9192 today. Or, schedule an appointment with us using our useful online scheduler.