Getting Your Air Conditioner Ready for Summer04/13/2017Summer is here! Many of us are excited for warmer weather and some calm summer days. To enahance your comfort and really relax, make sure your air conditioner is ready for summer’s hottest days. One of the keys to a great summer in East Peoria is a trustworthy, efficient air conditioner. While Accurate Heating & Cooling LLC constantly recommends staying current with annual preventive air conditioning service, we’ve got numerous tips to help keep your air conditioner functioning this season. First, another time to recall the golden rule of HVAC: Check your air filter routinely! Replace your air filter in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions. Remove any covering from your air conditioning unit if you had it covered for the cold season. Starting your air conditioner prior to removing the cover can seriously damage it and lead to costly air conditioner service calls. Plants, leaves, tall grass and debris located close to your outside unit can reduce your AC’s operations. cut the grass, remove any debris and remove overgrowth that blocks your unit before you turn it on this summer. be mindful to check the surroundings at least monthly to keep it clear and maximize airflow through your air conditioner. To provide 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 inspected for leaks to establish that all that cooled air is going where it should and not leaving through gaps. Consider installing a programmable thermostat to provide assistance to manage the efficiency of your air conditioner. Check the slab your air conditioner unit sits on. These easy steps can save you from additional air conditioning service and keep you cool and comfortable throughout the summer months. If you need to make an appointment for your annual air conditioner service, or if you would like any more tips or ideas to help get your air conditioner ready for summer and keep it running effortlessly, call Accurate Heating & Cooling LLC in East Peoria at 309-437-2703 today. Or, schedule an appointment with us using our easy-to-use online scheduler.