3 Ways To Prepare Your Air Conditioner For Spring

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Your HVAC has been set to warm for months now. But the hotter seasons have come. You should now be wondering if your heating and cooling system is ready to handle the heat. Any responsible homeowner should be proactive and do the necessary tasks beforehand. This helps create a comfortable atmosphere no matter what the temperature is outside. The HVAC helps to reduce the uncomfortable external environment in your home. 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. Have them 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. This is best if your current one isn’t quite getting the job done or is now obsolete. Do this before it gets scorching hot.

It is important that you work with a reputable HVAC company. Make sure these are well-experienced and come well-recommended by many. Otherwise, we recommend that you look for another company that is. It helps prevent unfortunate mishaps when working with inexperienced people. This could lead to more damage to your units and system and incorrect advice and diagnoses.

Also make sure that the company you are working with has insurance. If there is any harm or damage from the company doing their job, the company's insurance will cover the costs.

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 address this.

Your filters will be hard at work during the spring and summer. Pollen and debris are more abundant in contrast to the past season. It’s time to replace your filters with new ones. If you have permanent ones, wash them until they are as clean as possible then place them back where they belong. You might also consider buying filters that have a higher MERV rating. This helps protect against more kinds of particles. This is assuming that your HVAC system is powerful enough to handle these types of filters.

Programmable Thermostat

If you don’t have one yet you might want to think about it. This may cause more than the usual model, but long-term this will save you money. It is a “smart” device that makes modifications based on how you program 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, call a technician from Ardmore Fresh Air at (847) 792-1019.

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