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3 Ways To Prepare Your Air Conditioner For Spring
Your HVAC has been set to warm for months now, but the hotter seasons have come and you should now be wondering if your heating and cooling system is prepared to handle the heat. Any responsible homeowner should be and would be proactive enough to do the necessary tasks beforehand in order to enable their home to have a comfortable atmosphere no matter what the temperature is outside. The HVAC may be an invention to contradict the uncomfortable effects of the external environment in your home but you need to keep it in good running condition and get it ready.
Call Your Heating And Cooling Company For Maintenance
Have your trusted technicians come over to examine your system and see if it is still in good shape, most especially your air conditioner. Let them make the necessary maintenance work and allow them to make repairs if needed. It there are parts that need replacing, then get it done immediately.
You might also want to consider upgrading your cooling unit with a newer model, if your current one isn’t quite getting the job done or is now obsolete. Do this before it gets scorching hot.
It is highly important that you work with a reputable HVAC company. Make sure these are well-experienced and come well-recommended by many. Otherwise, it would be advised that you look for another enterprise that is. The reason for which is that to prevent from unfortunate mishaps to happen to you when working with inexperienced people. This could lead to more damage being done to your units and system and incorrect advises and diagnosis being given.
Also make sure that the company you are working with is insured so that any harm that comes upon a person or to your property, that is an effect of a job being done by that company will be covered by insurance.
Clean Your System
Over time your ducts would have likely have a build-up of dust and particles. Clean your vents and rid it of these. There is also a possibility of an infestation so be vigilant of this. It could be a cause for sickness and bad odor in your home. If a vermin has made a home of your ducts then call the HVAC specialists to deal with this. They will know how to properly address this.
Your filters will be hard at work during the spring and summer due to pollen and debris being more abundant in contrast to the past season. It’s time to replace your filters with new ones. If you have permanent ones then wash them thoroughly until they are as clean as possible then place them back in where they belong. This time you might also consider purchasing filters that are higher up the MERV rating so it can cater to more kinds of particles. Provided that your HVAC system is powerful enough to handle these types of filters.
If you don’t have one yet you might want to think about it. This may cause more than the usual model, initially, but long-term this will save you money. It is a “smart” device that automatically makes modifications based on how you set it. This also eliminates the need to often make manual adjustments.
With spring fast approaching, the urgency to get your HVAC system ready for the new season grows. If you don’t have time to go through DIY tips and want an accurate evaluation of your system’s condition, call a technician from Ardmore Fresh Air at (847) 792-1019.