Getting Your Air Conditioner Ready for Summer

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Air Conditioning MaintenanceSummer is approaching, and temperatures are rising. You probably haven’t thought about your air conditioner since the last time you ran it but now is the time to take action to make sure it won’t let you down when the time comes. Here are some things you can do to make sure your air conditioner is working smoothly.

1. Change your filters. This one is pretty straight forward and inexpensive. Like the air filter in your car, the air filter in your home needs regular replacement. If it’s dirty or it has already seen several months of use, replace it.

2. Check your condenser. The condenser can get dirty during with winter months. Make sure it is clean and not obstructed by any vegetation or debris. There should be a minimum of 2 feet clearance around the condenser. You can clean dirt and debris from your condenser with your yard hose.

3. Ductwork. Make sure your vents aren’t obstructed or loose. Check any exposed ductwork and fix loose connections with aluminum tape. Loose and leaky ductwork can cause inadequate cooling and make your system work harder than it needs to.

Above All Heating and Air Conditioning can help you with all of these maintenance tasks as well as any other HVAC issue you encounter from repair to complete system replacement. We also offer energy saving solutions if you’re worried about the upcoming power bills during the summer months. These include new energy efficient air conditioning systems, wireless smart thermostats that help you keep track of your energy usage and program times for the system to run and other upgrades. Above All Heating and Air Conditioning only offers HVAC units with the best warranties from top manufacturers. We do this to ensure you have comfortable heating and cooling for many years of use. Give us a call today at (951) 660-4242 …no appointment needed.

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