Getting Your Air Conditioner Ready for Summer

Summer is upon us! Many of us are excited for warmer weather and some relaxing summer days. To enahance your comfort and actually relax, confirm your air conditioner is ready for the heat. One of the keys to a great summer in West Valley City is a dependable, efficient air conditioner. While Select Comfort System Heating & Air Conditioning always recommends staying up-to-date with annual preventive air conditioning service, we’ve got some tips to help keep your air conditioner in top shape this season.

  • First, another time to cite the golden rule of HVAC: Check your air filter consistently! Replace it in accordance with the manufacturer’s recommendation.
  • Uncover your air conditioning unit if you opted to have 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 placed close to your outside unit can lessen your AC’s functionality. Trim the grass, clean out any debris and remove overgrowth that obstructs your unit before you start it this summer. remember to check the area at least monthly to keep it open and optimize airflow through your air conditioner.
  • To get the best air quality and that your air conditioner is working efficiently, have your ducts maintained regularly. It’s also a good idea to have your ducts inspected for leaks to ensure 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.
  • Take a look at the slab your air conditioner unit sits on.

These straightforward steps can save you from additional air conditioning service and keep you cool and comfortable all summer long. If it’s time to arrange your annual air conditioner service, or if you want any more tips or information to help get your air conditioner ready for summer and keep it running effortlessly, call Select Comfort System Heating & Air Conditioning in West Valley City at 801-305-4777 today. 

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