Spring is the perfect time to prepare your home for warmer temperatures. Having your HVAC systems checked now for the upcoming season can improve your cooling systems and ensure that it is functioning correctly and efficiently.
To help your stay on track, here is a Spring Checklist:
-Check air filters: Dirty air filters can reduce the efficiency of the system. Check and replace the air filters as needed
-Clean floor registers or ceiling air vents: Wipe down with warm, soapy water and dry before reinstalling. Just thin about all the dust, pet hair, and other debris that might be hiding out.
-Dust and wash the blades on your ceiling fans: A simple way to reduce air borne allergens inside your home.
-Clean the exhaust hood and duct over the oven: This will allow for proper ventilation.
-Consider installing an air purifier. Air purifiers remove allergens, germs, and mod and deliver cleaner air for your whole home.
-Clean dirty windows: Dirty windows can host a variety of mold, allergens and dust.
-Upgrade to a smart thermostat: A smart thermostat can help you save money during peak seasons by automating your heating and cooling needs.
-Clear the area around your air conditioner: Inspect and clean your outdoor AC unit to make sure it has adequate airflow by clearing away any debris.
-Inspect the condensate drain: A clogged condensate drain can cause water damage and affect the performance of the system: Inspect the drain and clean it if necessary.
-Schedule an AC system tune-up: Regular maintenance can help prevent breakdowns and prolong the life of your system. Schedule a regular maintenance appointment with a licensed professional today to ensure your system continues to function properly.
By following this spring checklist, you can ensure your HVAC system is functioning properly and efficiently. It’s essential to maintain your HVAC systems regularly to avoid costly repairs or replacements in the future.