Getting Your Air Conditioner Ready for Summer

Summer is upon us! Many of us are eager for warmer weather and some peaceful summer days. To enahance your comfort and truly relax, make sure your air conditioner is ready for the heat. One of the keys to a fun summer in Dayton is a dependable, efficient air conditioner. While Jent Mechanical LLC constantly recommends staying on track with annual preventive air conditioning service, we’ve got numerous tips to help keep your air conditioner in top shape over the summer.

  • First, another chance to recall the golden rule of HVAC: Check your air filter regularly! Replace it in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions.
  • Take the cover off your air conditioning unit if it was covered for the winter. Running your air conditioner before removing the cover can severely damage it and result in costly air conditioner service calls.
  • Plants, leaves, tall grass and debris that are close to your outside unit can lessen your AC’s functionality. cut the grass, remove any debris and eliminate overgrowth that blocks your unit before you start it this summer. Be sure to check the surroundings at least monthly to keep it clear and maximize airflow through your air conditioner.
  • To ensure the best air quality and that your air conditioner is running efficiently, have your ducts maintained regularly. It’s also a good idea to have your ducts examined for leaks to establish that all that cooled air is going where you want it and not leaving through gaps.
  • Consider putting in a programmable thermostat to better manage the efficiency of your air conditioner.
  • Check the slab your air conditioner unit sits on.

These easy steps can save you from unnecessary air conditioning service and keep you cool and comfortable all summer long. If it’s time to schedule your annual air conditioner service, or if you are interesting in any more tips or ideas to help get your air conditioner ready for summer and keep it running smoothly, call Jent Mechanical LLC in Dayton at 937-845-1111 today. 

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