5 Ways to Make Sure Your Air Conditioner is Ready for Fall

October 24, 2016

Equipping your home for the spring in Erie can include many things; putting your winter jackets back in storage, buying some seeds for a vegetable garden, and don’t forget about confirming your air conditioner is prepped for the warmer season. Annual air conditioner service from Patterson & Stirling Inc will ensure that your home is set for spring, but don’t stop there – here are several other tips that will keep you comfortable:

  1. Unblock air vents and registers.
    While you are relocating furniture around for the spring season, possibly even bringing some patio furniture outside again, don’t forget to check that your cooling vents are unobstructed. Particularly after a rough winter, debris and dust can increase your utility bills and make your system run harder than it should.
  2. Change your air filters.
    Before you switch your setting from “heat” to “cool,” confirm your air filters are not dirty. Air filters that are dirty can hinder the lifespan of your system and even lower the quality of air in your home, which can cause harm to your health.
  3. Schedule AC Service
    Spring is an ideal time in Erie to get your air conditioner checked because it’s just before your system’s peak time of use. Our professionals at Patterson & Stirling Inc will do a thorough examination of your unit and make sure you are ready for the warm weather ahead. You assuredly don’t want your air conditioner to shutdown on the hottest day of the year, so being proactive about its maintenance can make the world of difference before it’s too late.

Stay comfortable as the days get hotter and longer this spring. If you have any questions about getting your house ready for the spring or if you are want to book your annual AC service, give our experts at Patterson & Stirling Inc a call at 814-308-0416 to conveniently book an appointment with us.