Tips to Get Your Air Conditioner Ready for Summer05/09/2016 With spring in full swing and summer just around the corner, it’s time to set up all features of our lives for the hotter weather, and that includes our homes. It may not be time to turn on your air conditioner just yet, but you should still be contemplating how you will stay comfortable this season in Indian River County. The best way to ensure that you will have a cozy summer is by flipping on your system now, before it gets too warm and you find that you need air conditioner repairs. Here are a couple of tips to guarantee that your system, and your house, is properly equipped for the heat: Try it out now! It really is important to give your system a test run as soon as you can. You don’t want your air conditioner to break down on the warmest day of the year and make your home uncomfortable. Rather, setting your thermostat to its cooling mode and permitting it to run, even for a few minutes, will be a perfect test that can save you a lot of future issues. Confirm that cool air is moving into your home, and if it’s not, here are a couple of things to check before calling the pros at Custom Air Systems Inc: Make sure your system was set to cool. It’s a common mistake and one that is made frequently, but if you haven’t flipped your thermostat from the heat setting, cool air won’t be flowing. Simple issue, uncomplicated solution! Check the unit outside. Verify to see if there are any blockages around your system, such as debris or dirt, that can jam your air flow and cool air production. Change your filters. As you’ve heard before, this step is vital to refining the work of your air conditioning system. With clean and new filters, your cool air will be cleaner and it will create an comfortable environment for air to flow through. Once you’ve tried things out – your system is programmed to cool, and the unit and filters are clean – and you still aren’t getting any cool air, it’s time to call in the experts if there are complications. Annual air conditioner service should be on your radar at this time every year nonetheless, so now is the perfect time to check up on every aspect of your system before the heat hits. The specialists at Custom Air Systems Inc will not only repair the current problem at hand, but they will also tackle any small potential issues that could turn into bigger concerns later. Chances are that if your home isn’t cooling without difficulty, your system might be missing refrigerant based on low levels or possibly a leak. If you noticed that ice was establishing when you inspected your outdoor unit, that may be an sign that you need more refrigerant. Throughout an air conditioner maintenance check, our experts can fix any leaks in your lines or refrigerant shortages. Everyone depends on their air conditioner to survive the summer and it can be easy to ignore how crucial your system is to your summer ease. Don’t fret about your air conditioner shutting down and instead, be practical about testing and servicing your system before the heat wave arrives. If you have any questions about your system or want to set up that regular air conditioner service, call our professionals at 772-571-1080 or schedule an appointment with us online.