Add AC Repair and Service to Your Spring To-Do List 04/28/2016 It’s finally spring. We know your to-do list is probably long, but we have several things you can combine that will save you from potential problems and keep you comfortable this summer. When the weather warms up in Bakersfield, an AC repair is the last thing you want to worry about. Read our tips to save yourself from sweating throughout the summer. Inspect Your Air Filter and Ducts You’ve seen this here before. Changing your air filter is so important and commonly forgotten by homeowners. A dirty air filter makes your system work a lot harder to keep your home comfortable. Hard work means less efficiency and more money. Plus, it causes avoidable wear and tear on your system. People also overlook their ducts and registers. It’s a wise idea to pull out the covers from your registers and vacuum them. Then you should soak the covers in mild dish soap, wash them if needed and replace them when they’re dry. Clean Your Outdoor Unit Keep debris like grass clippings, leaves and plants away from your outside unit. Debris can restrict your system and reduce its efficiency. Plan Your Annual AC Tune-Up Here’s where Hillcrest Air Conditioning & Plumbing can help with that spring cleaning list. Having once a year AC tune-ups extends your system’s life and helps it stay running at peak efficiency. It’s ideal to schedule your tune-up in early spring so any AC repairs can be done before summer brings the heat. When you consider the value of the life of your system, the cost of a tune-up is a nominal investment. While we may not be able to assist you with all the chores on your spring to-do list, we can advise you with all the things that impact your home comfort. We’ll help you stay cool and comfortable throughout summer. If you have any questions about your home comfort or you are ready to schedule your annual AC tune-up, call us at 661-437-3499. If it’s more convenient for you, you can also schedule your appointment with us online.