Getting Your Air Conditioner Ready for Summer

Summer is upon us! Many of us are eager for warmer weather and some peaceful summer days. To enahance your comfort and actually relax, ensure your air conditioner is ready for the summer heat. One of the keys to a great summer in Menomonie and western Wisconsin is a dependable, efficient air conditioner. While Halverson Brothers Inc constantly recommends staying up-to-date with annual preventive air conditioning service, we’ve got numerous tips to help keep your air conditioner running in the heat.

  • First, another time to cite the golden rule of HVAC: Check your air filter routinely! Replace the filter according to the manufacturer’s suggestion.
  • Uncover your air conditioning unit if you opted to have it covered for the cold weather. Turning on 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 that are close to your outside unit can lessen your AC’s operations. mow the grass, clean out any debris and remove overgrowth that obstructs your unit before you start it this summer. be mindful to check the vicinity at least monthly to keep it clear and maximize 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 great idea to have your ducts examined for leaks to make sure all that cooled air is going where you want it and not getting out 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 rests on.

These easy steps can save you from avoidable air conditioning service and keep you cool and comfortable during the warmer weather. If it’s time to make an appointment for your annual air conditioner service, or if you are interesting in any more tips or recommendations to help get your air conditioner ready for summer and keep it running steadily, call Halverson Brothers Inc in Menomonie and western Wisconsin at 715-352-4052 today. 

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