Prepare Your AC for Summer Posted March 1, 2017 Make your life simpler—start preparing your air conditioner now before hot temperatures arrive. You can save on your electricity bill this summer if your air conditioner is working at its peak 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 system. Keep your system working efficiently with at least one air conditioning service call from your Hale's Air Conditioning Services Inc professional each year. This is important to keep your unit working for the long haul. Our technician can ensure that your unit is working correctly and keep an eye out for trouble areas to head off any possible problems before they happen. This saves you from larger, more costly repairs.Just some of the benefits a professional air conditioning service will offer you:Cooling cycle appraisalReplacement 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 things you can do now and all year to ensure your AC is running at peak performance. Now:Clear the area around your unit. Make sure there aren’t plants growing too close to your air conditioner, which can cut off airflow. Remove piles of leaves or mulch blocking any part of the AC unit. If your outdoor unit was covered during the cold season, don’t forget to uncover it. You can harm your system if you run your air conditioning with a cover, coil blanket or lid. That damage could end in major repairs or an entire replacement.Throughout the year:Your Hale's Air Conditioning Services Inc service professional will clean or replace your filters as needed during your yearly service visit. Don’t forget to inspect your filters monthly and replace them when necessary! Different homes have different air filter replacement demands. If you own a pet or are undergoing home renovations, you may need to change them more frequently.Make sure your air conditioning is operating at its most efficient by having your ducts cleaned frequently. It keeps your space healthy too! If you follow these few steps, your AC will be ready for whatever the heat can throw at it. To schedule your annual service, call the Hale's Air Conditioning Services Inc team at [[phonenumber]] or schedule an appointment online.