Getting Your Air Conditioner Ready for Summer

Summer is here! Many of us are ready for warmer weather and some peaceful summer days. To boost your comfort and truly relax, make sure your air conditioner is ready for summer’s hottest days. One of the keys to a enjoyable summer in Omaha is a dependable, efficient air conditioner. While The Frazier Company always recommends staying on track with annual preventive air conditioning service, we’ve got some tips to help keep your air conditioner in top shape this season.

  • First, another chance to recall the golden rule of HVAC: monitor your air filter regularly! Replace your air filter per the manufacturer’s suggestion.
  • Uncover your air conditioning unit if you had it covered for the cold season. Running your air conditioner prior to removing the cover can severely damage it and result in costly air conditioner service calls.
  • Plants, leaves, tall grass and debris located close to your outside unit can reduce your AC’s functionality. Trim 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 clear and optimize airflow through your air conditioner.
  • To provide the best air quality and that your air conditioner is operating efficiently, have your ducts cleaned regularly. It’s also a great idea to have your ducts checked for leaks to ensure all that cooled air is going where you want it and not leaving through gaps.
  • Consider setting up a programmable thermostat to help you manage the efficiency of your air conditioner.
  • Take a look at the slab your air conditioner unit sits on.

These straightforward steps can save you from unnecessary air conditioning service and keep you cool and comfortable all summer long. If you would like 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 The Frazier Company in Omaha at 402-896-5900 today. 

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