Prepare Your AC for Summer Posted March 1, 2017 Make your life simpler—get ahead by preparing your air conditioner now before hot temperatures turn up. You can save on your energy bill this summer if your air conditioner is working at its top efficiency! If you are using your system when it needs service, you could see a dramatic hike in costs and damaging wear and tear on your machine. Keep your system working efficiently with at least one air conditioning service appointment from your Comfort Zone Inc pro each year. This is critical to keep your unit working for the future. Your technician can make sure that your unit is working correctly and look for trouble areas to head off any conceivable problems before they happen. This saves you from larger, more expensive repairs.Just some of the benefits a professional air conditioning service will offer you:Cooling cycle assessmentReplacement or cleaning air filters Lubrication of the moving parts and tightening of electrical componentsCleaning the condensate drain, blower components and condenser coilWhat You Can Do to PrepareIn addition to arranging your professional air conditioning service, there are actions you can do now and all year to ensure your AC is functioning at peak performance. Now:Clear the spot around your unit. Make sure there aren’t plants growing too close to your air conditioner, which can obstruct airflow. Take away piles of leaves or mulch blocking any part of the AC unit. If your outside unit was covered during the winter months, be sure to uncover it. You can damage your system if you turn on your air conditioning with a cover, coil blanket or lid. That damage could trigger the need for serious repairs or complete replacement.Throughout the year:Your Comfort Zone Inc service professional will clean or replace your filters as needed during the annual service visit. Don’t forget to inspect your filters each month and replace them when required! Different homes have different air filter replacement needs. If you own a pet or are undergoing home renovations, you ought to change them more often.Make sure your air conditioning is working at its most efficient by having your ducts cleaned frequently. It keeps your space healthy too! If you follow these easy steps, your AC will be ready for whatever warmer temps can throw at it. To schedule your annual service, call the Comfort Zone Inc team at [[phonenumber]] or schedule an appointment online.