Add AC Repair and Service to Your Spring To-Do List 04/28/2016Spring is finally here. We’re almost sure your to-do list already feels overly long, but we have a couple things that might save you some headaches and keep you cozy in the months to come. The weather is beginning to heating up in Baltimore and the last thing you want is to uncover is that you’re in need of AC repair. Going through this simple checklist now could save you from sweating this summer. Check Your Air Filter and Ducts Swapping your air filter makes it to almost every one of our lists of pointers because it's so important and so often overlooked. If your air filter is a mess, your system will have to work harder to keep you comfortable. This costs you more money and causes more wear and tear which decreases the life and efficiency of your system. Your ducts and registers are an additional piece of the puzzle that is often forgotten as well. While you're spring cleaning, take off the covers from your registers and vacuum inside them. While you have the covers removed, soak them in mild dish soap, give them a scrub and replace them after they've dried. Clean Your Outdoor Unit Keep any outdoor units free of debris such as grass clippings, leaves or plant overgrowth. This debris can clog your system and cause it to reduce its efficiency. Set Up Your Annual AC Tune-Up This is where we enter the picture to help you tackle that to-do list. An annual AC tune-up helps improve the life of your system and keeps it running at peak efficiency. Spring is the ideal time to schedule your tune-up so any problems or AC repair that needs to be made can be addressed before the hot summer months. The cost of a tune-up is a minimal investment into the lifecycle of your system. Think of it as giving your air conditioner an oil change. We can't help you with your entire spring to-do list, but we can help you with all things involving your home comfort. We want to be sure you’re cool and comfortable all summer long. If you have any questions about spring cleaning, your system or need to arrange your annual AC tune-up, please give us a call at 410-355-6010. If you’d prefer, you can also make an appointment with us online.