Getting Your Air Conditioner Ready for Summer04/13/2017Summer is here! Many of us are excited for warmer weather and some calm summer days. To enahance your comfort and really relax, make sure your air conditioner is ready for summer’s hottest days. One of the keys to a great summer in Saint Louis is a dependable, efficient air conditioner. While Morgner Incorporated Air Conditioning & Heating consistently recommends staying current with annual preventive air conditioning service, we’ve got several tips to help keep your air conditioner functioning in the heat. First, another chance to recall the golden rule of HVAC: monitor your air filter regularly! Replace the filter per the manufacturer’s suggestion. Uncover your air conditioning unit if you opted to have it covered for the cold weather. Starting your air conditioner before removing the cover can severely damage it and cause you costly air conditioner service calls. Plants, leaves, tall grass and debris placed close to your outside unit can impact your AC’s performance. cut the grass, get rid any debris and clear away overgrowth that blocks your unit before you start it this summer. be mindful to check the vicinity at least monthly to keep it clear and optimize airflow through your air conditioner. To provide the best air quality and that your air conditioner is operating efficiently, have your ducts cleared out regularly. It’s also a favorable idea to have your ducts examined for leaks to establish that all that cooled air is going where it should and not escaping through gaps. Consider putting in a programmable thermostat to provide assistance to manage the efficiency of your air conditioner. Take a look at the slab your air conditioner unit rests on. These simple steps can save you from unnecessary air conditioning service and keep you cool and comfortable during the warmer weather. If you need 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 Morgner Incorporated Air Conditioning & Heating in Saint Louis at 314-961-0875 today. Or, schedule an appointment with us using our useful online scheduler.