The seasons are changing and we’re finally seeing the light at the end of this Winter. While it may be a little longer until we really feel the temperature change, the urges to clean are in full swing. Before breaking out the mop and vacuum, keep in mind that your HVAC system needs a cleaning too.
Follow our checklist to prepare your system for the changingseasons.
Clear debris: Give your outdoor system a look over and removebranches and leaves that have fallen on or around it. Take a look inside the unitto make sure nothing has fallen in.
Change air filters: Your indoor air filters also experiencea buildup and need to be changed to work efficiently.
Clear vents and grilles: Make sure your supply and returnair grilles and vents are open and free of dust.
Reverse ceiling fans: This allows you to raise yourthermostat settings about four degrees without affecting your comfort.
System Maintenance: Repairing small problems and keepingyour system operating efficiently can save you money in the long run.
Consider an upgrade: The new season is a great time to lookinto investing in a new system. If your system is old and outdated, installinga new one can give you better control of your home’s temperature and lower yourutility bill.