Prepare Your AC for Summer Posted March 1, 2017 Make your life easier—begin preparing your air conditioner now before hot temperatures turn up. You can save on your electricity bill this summer if your air conditioner is working at its top efficiency! If you are running your system when it needs service, you could see a dramatic hike in costs and damaging wear and tear on your air conditioner. Keep your system in top shape with at least one air conditioning service visit from your Summit Air Conditioning Inc expert each year. This is critical to keep your unit working for the long haul. Our technician can make sure that your unit is working correctly and watch for trouble areas to head off any potential problems before they happen. This saves you from larger, more expensive repairs.Just some of the perks a professional air conditioning service will offer you:Cooling cycle appraisalReplacement or cleaning air filters Lubrication of all moving parts and tightening of electrical componentsCleaning the condensate drain, blower components and condenser coilWhat You Can Do to PrepareIn addition to scheduling your professional air conditioning service, there are things you can do now and all year to ensure your AC is working at peak performance. Now:Clear the space around your unit. Make sure there aren’t plants growing too close to your AC, which can obstruct airflow. Get rid of piles of leaves or mulch blocking any part of the AC unit. If your outside unit was covered during the cold season, don’t forget to uncover it. You can damage your system if you operate your air conditioning with a cover, coil blanket or lid. That damage could end in serious repairs or total replacement.Throughout the year:Your Summit Air Conditioning Inc service professional will clean or replace your filters as needed during the annual service visit. Don’t forget to inspect your filters monthly and replace them when necessary! Different homes have different air filter replacement demands. If you own a pet or are undergoing home renovations, you ought to change them more often.Make sure your air conditioning is operating at its most efficient by having your ducts cleaned frequently. It keeps your house healthy too! If you follow these few steps, your AC will be ready for whatever warmer temps can throw at it. To schedule your annual service, call the Summit Air Conditioning Inc team at [[phonenumber]] or schedule an appointment online.