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  • Inspect weather-stripping around windows and doors. If needed, replace it to save energy and cut down on air conditioning costs. 
  • Clean dirt and dust from around the air conditioner compressor.
  • Change your air conditioner filter
  • Inspect screens and repair any holes to keep flying insects out of the house.
  • Hose off the exterior of your home. 
  • Scrub any mildew off of the exterior of the house and treat decks for mildew and fungus. 
  • Trim any trees or shrubs away from the house. 
  • Contact a licensed coolant contractor to inspect and service your air conditioner.
  • Use silicone spray on patio door and window tracks for smooth operation.
  • Change the batteries in your smoke and carbon monoxide detector