If you want to be sure that your air conditioning system is ready for the rapidly approaching summer season, your best bet will be to contact us at Atlas Heating & Cooling, so that we can perform any necessary maintenance to get you prepared. Of course, there are also some things you can do as a homeowner to help ensure that your cooling system will be ready to manage those sweltering hot days of the summer season. Here are some of the things you can do to be prepared, so you won’t get caught off guard by that first hot day of the season.

Maintenance Steps to get your Air Conditioning Ready

The first thing you should do is make sure that your air filters are either cleaned or replaced, so that you won’t have any of the debris in the air filter recirculating throughout your home. Also, a clogged air filter will interfere with the circulation flow, and may cause your cooling system to work harder. It’s also a good idea to establish a base temperature which you can set your thermostat at, so that there won’t be as much wear and tear on your air conditioner.

This will also save you some money, because you’ll have a solid base temperature established, and you won’t be doing a lot of adjustments throughout the day. You should also conduct a visual inspection of your exterior air conditioning unit, to make sure it’s free of any debris which may have accumulated during the cold weather season. It happens quite often that leaves, branches, and other debris can be clogging the exterior of your outdoor unit, thereby interfering with its efficient performance.

To be sure that there are no problems with the internal functionality of your cooling system, your best bet will always be to contact the professionals. If there are any parts in need of replacement, this will be identified by an HVAC specialist, and prompt replacement could save you a ton of money on costly repairs of the future.

One more thing you can do as a homeowner is to conduct an inspection of your duct network, to see if there are any obvious leaks where conditioned air can be escaping. This can also cause your cooling system to work much harder, and that will end up costing you more money on utility bills. It might also be worth your while to have your ducts checked for any kind of debris which may have accumulated on the interior, because this could interfere with airflow throughout your home.

Schedule Your AC Tune with Atlas Heating & Cooling

Summer is a wonderful time which is filled with enjoyable activities, vacations, and festivals of all kinds. In order to ensure that you can enjoy the coming summer season to the fullest, you’ll want to be sure that your cooling system is prepared to do its job, and to keep your residence comfortable for all household members. Schedule your AC Tune Up today with Atlas Heating & Cooling, so we can perform whatever maintenance and repairs are necessary to ensure that you maximize your enjoyment of the coming summer season.