Soon the temperatures will be rising. Is your air conditioning unit ready it’s annual summer workout? Outdoors you will want to make sure the unit is clean and free from obstructions. Trim back any trees or shrubs that may have grown in and are touching the unit. Make sure the slab of concrete that the unit sits on is level and in good shape. Use a soft brush to remove dirt and sweep off any accumulated dirt from off the units casing and concrete pad.

AC Efficiency TipsIndoors you will want to change your filters. One inch filters should be changed monthly. Larger filters should be changed according to the manufacturers recommendations. Don’t forget to also reverse your ceiling fans for the summer also. Having fans on when you are in the room, helps the room feel cooler but they do nothing to actually cool your home. Save energy by shutting them off when you leave the room.

Schedule A Professional AC Tune-Up

Manufactures of heating and air conditioning equipment recommend that equipment be serviced annually.

If you own a car, you probably get the oil changed regularly, change the brakes and tires as they show wear and get a tune-up as recommended by the maker. Heating and cooling equipment needs the same kind of care to keep it running efficiently and to help them last as long as possible.

One of the best reasons to get your AC Tune-up each year is to prevent breakdowns. Regular tune ups can prevent up to 95% of breakdowns and can lower your utility bills by up to 25%. Peace of mind and savings, gotta love it!

In the north, spring is a great time to schedule your AC Tune-up. This will ensure that your system is charged, has no leaks and is clean and lubricated so it can keep you cool all summer long. Give us a call to schedule your AC Tune-up. Our schedule does get filled up quickly, so for easy scheduling, call early. If you are thinking about a new system, our techs can answer all your questions about the best products for your home. We are here to give you the best possible service: 989-687-2044.