HVAC Preventative Maintenance
Routine maintenance becomes necessary for each product we use, especially HVAC systems.Routine maintenance can save you from suffering when the weather is at its extreme in the summer.Lowe’s Air Duct Cleaning recommends having HVAC units fully checked out before the middle of summer.
Here’s a preventative AC maintenance checklist to help you prolong your HVAC’s life and increase its efficiency. Although, there is a few things you can do yourself, there is a few others that you want to leave to a professional.
Maintenance Tasks You Can Do Your Self
- Replace Filters (every 1-6 months).
- Remove debris from around the outdoor unit.
- Trim back foliage to at least 18 inches from the outdoor unit.
HVAC Maintenance Tasks You Should Leave to the Pros
- Check the thermostat.
- Tighten electrical connections.
- Check system controls.