Warm weather is heading our way and the last thing you want to worry about is an issue with your HVAC unit. Here are some tips to prepare your unit for the warmer weather ahead!
1. Schedule a tune-up
Schedule a tune-up to prevent any potential issues that could happen as your A/C kicks into full gear during the summer. This also helps you to avoid high energy costs by making sure everything is running properly.
2. Change your air filter
Change your air filter once a month to every 3 months. This can help with any pesky spring allergies and keep your air flow clean.
3. Get your ductwork checked
Your ducts can collect all sorts of debris and dust. Have your ductwork cleaned to help with the cleanliness of the air in your home.
4. Dust registers and return vents
Dust your registers and return vents before your spring cleaning dusting and help prevent allergies.
5. Clean around your outdoor unit
Clean away any debris or leaves that have piled up around your outdoor unit during the fall and winter. Keeping the area around your outside unit clean of any debris will help it run more efficiently throughout the season.
6. Consider purchasing a programmable thermostat
Don’t have a programmable thermostat? This is a great tool to help to save on your energy bill and keep your home comfortable. With the scheduling option, you can set it depending on how when you are home.