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Getting Your Air Conditioner Ready for Summer

Summer has arrived! Many of us are eager for warmer weather and some relaxing summer days. To optimize your comfort and truly relax, confirm your air conditioner is ready for the summer heat. One of the keys to a fun summer in Orrville is a dependable, efficient air conditioner. While Daniel's Heating - Cooling & Electric constantly recommends staying on track with annual preventive air conditioning service, we’ve got numerous tips to help keep your air conditioner running this season.

  • First, another opportunity to cite the golden rule of HVAC: inspect your air filter regularly! Replace it per the manufacturer’s instructions.
  • Remove any covering from your air conditioning unit if you had it covered for the winter. Starting your air conditioner before 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 lessen your AC’s operations. mow the grass, clean out any debris and eliminate overgrowth that blocks your unit before you start it this summer. be mindful to check the surroundings at least monthly to keep it open and increase airflow through your air conditioner.
  • To provide the best air quality and that your air conditioner is working efficiently, have your ducts cleared out regularly. It’s also a great idea to have your ducts inspected for leaks to make sure all that cooled air is going where it should and not leaving through gaps.
  • Consider installing a programmable thermostat to help you manage the efficiency of your air conditioner.
  • Evaluate the slab your air conditioner unit rests on.

These simple steps can save you from unnecessary air conditioning service and keep you cool and comfortable throughout the summer months. If you need to schedule your annual air conditioner service, or if you would like any more tips or information to help get your air conditioner ready for summer and keep it running effortlessly, call Daniel's Heating - Cooling & Electric in Orrville at 330-821-8432 today. Or, schedule an appointment with us using our useful online scheduler.