OK, it’s springtime! Yea !!! Turn off the furnace and turn on the air conditioner! Not so fast, there. Unless you have a heat pump, your a/c has sat idle since last summer season. This is an excellent time to check out both your heating system and your A/C. If you do have a heat pump, it’s functioning year around and absolutely is worthy of some maintenance.
Your system needs to be looked at in the autumn and in the spring. Listed here is what you must be checking out.
In the spring, clean your condenser system, (the exterior component) before you switch on the air conditioning. Wash the dust and leaves and garbage and mud out of the unit so you obtain excellent air flow. This likewise gets rid of stuff that might ruin your system. Careful, in washing, that you don’t ruin delicate components. The fins and tubing inside the condensers are pretty fragile and will not take a lot of pressure.
Inspect your in-line air filter. Filters are pretty cheap and changing them is quick, so the old saying, “when in doubt, throw it out” applies. Write the date that you replaced the filter on the filter edge, so you can keep in mind when you last changed it.
It’s better to have your system maintained than to dismiss it and have it quit when you need it. You don’t want to be burning furnishings in your fireplace while you stand by for the heating system tech to get you going once again!
If your furnace or cooling has to be switched out, spring is a convenient time to do it. It takes a bit to switch out a furnace or a/c and the time to do that is when it’s neither too warm or too chilly, when you don’t really need it. Check Here for a great ac repair company to do your maintenance.