When you read our posts about regular air conditioning system maintenance, you’ll notice we often mention spring as the best time to have it done. Which it is. Spring maintenance preps the air conditioner right before the time when it does the most work, and it also lets you schedule a convenient time for the service when you won’t have to rely on the cooling system.
But we don’t want people to think that spring limits air conditioning maintenance. Yes, it’s the best time for it. But once spring is past, that doesn’t mean the opportunity for maintenance is over. This isn’t a situation where, if you didn’t schedule it for the spring, you’ll now have to wait until next spring before you do it. There is no terminal date on AC maintenance—except that it needs to be done once a year. Have it done in winter, fall, or midsummer—but please have it done!