Getting Your Air Conditioner Ready for Summer

Summer has arrived! Many of us are excited for warmer weather and some peaceful summer days. To enahance your comfort and truly relax, make sure your air conditioner is ready for the summer heat. One of the keys to a great summer in Robstown is a trustworthy, efficient air conditioner. While McNatt Inc constantly recommends staying on track with annual preventive air conditioning service, we’ve got some tips to help keep your air conditioner functioning over the summer.

  • First, another chance to remind you of the golden rule of HVAC: Check your air filter consistently! Replace your air filter in accordance with the manufacturer’s suggestion.
  • Take the cover off your air conditioning unit if you had it covered for the cold season. Starting your air conditioner prior to removing the cover can severely damage it and lead to costly air conditioner service calls.
  • Plants, leaves, tall grass and debris located close to your outside unit can impact your AC’s operations. cut the grass, get rid 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 unobstructed and increase airflow through your air conditioner.
  • To get the best air quality and that your air conditioner is running efficiently, have your ducts cleared out regularly. It’s also a favorable idea to have your ducts examined for leaks to ensure all that cooled air is going where you want it and not getting out through gaps.
  • Consider installing a programmable thermostat to better manage the efficiency of your air conditioner.
  • Check the slab your air conditioner unit rests on.

These straightforward steps can save you from avoidable air conditioning service and keep you cool and comfortable throughout the summer months. 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 McNatt Inc in Robstown at 361-247-0605 today. 

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