Prepare Your AC for Summer Posted March 1, 2017 Make your life simpler—get ahead by preparing your air conditioner now before warmer temperatures turn up. You can save on your utility bill this summer if your air conditioner is working at its top efficiency! If you are using your system when it needs service, you could see a extreme increase in costs and damaging wear and tear on your system. Keep your system in top shape with at least one air conditioning service call from your Cool Air Solutions expert each year. This is critical to keep your unit working for the future. Our technician can ensure that your unit is working correctly and keep an eye out for trouble areas to head off any potential problems before they happen. This saves you from larger, more costly repairs.Just some of the advantages a professional air conditioning service will present you:Cooling cycle assessmentReplacement or cleaning air filters Lubrication of any moving parts and tightening of electrical componentsCleaning the condensate drain, blower components and condenser coilWhat You Can Do to PrepareIn addition to setting up your professional air conditioning service, there are actions you can do now and throughout the year to ensure your AC is running at peak performance. Now:Clear the area around your unit. Make sure there aren’t plants growing too close to your air conditioner, which can hamper airflow. Take away piles of leaves or mulch blocking any part of the AC unit. If your outdoor unit was covered during the winter months, make sure to uncover it. You can harm your system if you operate your air conditioning with a cover, coil blanket or lid. That damage could result in big repairs or complete replacement.Throughout the year:Your Cool Air Solutions service professional will clean or replace your filters as needed during your yearly service visit. Don’t forget to inspect your filters on a monthly basis and replace them when necessary! Different homes have different air filter replacement needs. If you own a pet or are undergoing home renovations, you may need to change them more frequently.Make sure your air conditioning is working at its most efficient by having your ducts cleaned regularly. It keeps your space healthy too! If you follow these easy steps, your AC will be ready for whatever this summer can throw at it. To schedule your annual service, call the Cool Air Solutions team at [[phonenumber]] or schedule an appointment online.