Tips to Get Your Air Conditioner Ready for Summer05/09/2016 With spring in progress and summer fast approaching, it’s time to set up all features of our lives for the warmer weather, and that includes our homes. It may not be time to turn on your air conditioner just yet, but you should still be contemplating how you will stay comfortable this season in West Palm Beach. The best way to guarantee that you will have a cool summer is by turning on your system now, before it gets too humid and you find that you need air conditioner service. Here are a handful of tricks to make sure your system, and your house, is properly equipped for the heat: Try it out now! It really is better to give your system a test run as soon as you can. You don’t want your air conditioner to fail on the hottest day of the year and make your home uncomfortable. Instead, switching your thermostat to its cooling mode and permitting it to run, even for a few minutes, will be a perfect check that can save you a lot of future trouble. Ensure that cool air is moving into your home, and if it’s not, here are a couple of things to check before calling the experts at Summit Air Conditioning Inc: Make sure your system was set to cool. It’s an easy mistake and one that is made regularly, but if you haven’t flipped your thermostat from the heat setting, cool air won’t be flowing. Simple setback, simple solution! Check the unit outside. Reassess to see if there are any barriers around your system, such as items or dirt, that can jam your air flow and cool air production. Change your filters. As you’ve heard before, this step is vital to enhancing the work of your air conditioning system. With fresh and new filters, your cool air will be cleaner and it will establish an simpler environment for air to flow through. Once you’ve worked things out – your system is set to cool, and the unit and filters are clean – and you still aren’t receiving any cool air, it’s time to call in the specialists if there are complications. Regular air conditioner service should be on your radar this time of the year anyhow, so now is the perfect time to look at every piece of your system before the heat hits. The professionals at Summit Air Conditioning Inc will not only repair the current issue at hand, but they will also deal with any small likely issues that could turn into bigger difficulties later. Chances are that if your home isn’t cooling effortlessly, your system might be lacking refrigerant based on low levels or possibly a leak. If you noticed that ice was accumulating when you checked your outdoor unit, that may be an indicator that you need more refrigerant. Throughout an air conditioner maintenance check, our specialists can fix any leaks in your lines or refrigerant shortages. Everyone trusts their air conditioner to survive the summer and it can be easy to forget how crucial your system is to your summer ease. Don’t worry about your air conditioner failing and instead, be practical about testing and servicing your system before the heat wave strikes. If you have any questions about your system or want to set up that regular air conditioner service, call our specialists at 561-582-3390 or schedule an appointment with us online.