Getting Your Air Conditioner Ready for Summer04/13/2017Summer is here! Many of us are ready for warmer weather and some relaxing summer days. To optimize your comfort and actually relax, confirm your air conditioner is ready for the heat. One of the keys to a fun summer in Manassas Park is a dependable, efficient air conditioner. While Woody's Sudden Service Inc constantly recommends staying current with annual preventive air conditioning service, we’ve got some tips to help keep your air conditioner in top shape in the heat. First, another chance to cite the golden rule of HVAC: Check your air filter routinely! Replace the filter in accordance with the manufacturer’s suggestion. Remove any covering from your air conditioning unit if you had it covered for the cold season. Starting your air conditioner in advance of removing the cover can seriously damage it and result in costly air conditioner service calls. Plants, leaves, tall grass and debris placed close to your outside unit can reduce your AC’s performance. cut the grass, get rid any debris and remove overgrowth that impedes on 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 operating efficiently, have your ducts cleared out regularly. It’s also a great idea to have your ducts checked for leaks to establish that all that cooled air is going where you want it and not escaping through gaps. Consider installing a programmable thermostat to provide assistance to manage the efficiency of your air conditioner. Take a look at the slab your air conditioner unit is placed on. These straightforward steps can save you from unnecessary 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 would like any more tips or recommendations to help get your air conditioner ready for summer and keep it running effortlessly, call Woody's Sudden Service Inc in Manassas Park at 703-369-5528 today. Or, schedule an appointment with us using our convenient online scheduler.