Getting Your Air Conditioner Ready for Summer

Summer is here! Many of us are excited for warmer weather and some calm summer days. To enahance your comfort and truly relax, make sure your air conditioner is ready for the summer heat. One of the keys to a enjoyable summer in Las Vegas is a reliable, efficient air conditioner. While JonAire Inc always recommends staying on track with annual preventive air conditioning service, we’ve got some tips to help keep your air conditioner functioning in the heat.

  • First, another chance to remind you of the golden rule of HVAC: Check your air filter regularly! Replace it per the manufacturer’s recommendation.
  • Remove any covering from your air conditioning unit if it was covered for the winter. Starting your air conditioner in advance of removing the cover can seriously damage it and lead to costly air conditioner service calls.
  • Plants, leaves, tall grass and debris placed close to your outside unit can lessen your AC’s operations. Trim the grass, remove any debris and remove overgrowth that obstructs your unit before you run it this summer. Be sure to check the surroundings at least monthly to keep it clear and optimize airflow through your air conditioner.
  • To get the best air quality and that your air conditioner is working efficiently, have your ducts cleaned regularly. It’s also a great idea to have your ducts examined for leaks to make sure all that cooled air is going where it should and not leaving through gaps.
  • Consider setting up a programmable thermostat to provide assistance to manage the efficiency of your air conditioner.
  • Take a look at the slab your air conditioner unit is placed on.

These easy steps can save you from unnecessary air conditioning service and keep you cool and comfortable all summer long. If it’s time to make an appointment for your annual air conditioner service, or if you would like any more tips or information to help get your air conditioner ready for summer and keep it running smoothly, call JonAire Inc in Las Vegas at 702-866-9322 today. 

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