The temperature in your home matters, especially as the weather starts to warm up in Utah. Keeping your HVAC system in perfect order makes sure that the temperature stays controlled in your home. When the temperature in your home is right your family stays motivated and healthy.
When there is a problem with your air or heating system, things can get uncomfortable in a hurry. It’s important to have some easy HVAC maintenance tips in your back pocket. Here are 6 tips that you should try before you call a professional.
Check Air Filters
Keeping HVAC air filters clean and replacing them often can keep your system running properly for many years. This is a simple process if you have filters on hand but if not, they are relatively inexpensive and can be located at most home improvement stores.
To replace a filter, locate the filter on your unit and remove it. Simply replace the dirty filter with the new one. If filters are dirty, air won’t be able to pass through it so replacing filters gets your HVAC system back to working order.
Check The Outside Unit
It is likely that when you think about checking your HVAC system you think of the outside unit. This part of your system is extremely important as it is the central point for air flow in the home. Since the unit is located outside, debris such as leaves, dirt and branches can get stuck in the unit and cause it to suffocate.
Cleaning debris from and around your unit will help it to stay running efficiently. You can use a broom to clear debris away from the unit. This will keep the fan from overheating. Clearing debris regularly prevents your unit from having major issues.
Make Sure The Unit Has Power
This is an obvious tip, but often people don’t realize that the power is out until the house gets hotter or colder than usual. Check to make sure that the breaker box is not tripped, your power hasn’t gone out or the unit has turned off.
Check Your Vents
The vents in your home help the air to get to every area of your home. Vent openings are located in your floor and your ceiling which can get obstructed. Obstructed vents keep air from flowing out of the vent and cooling or heating your home properly. Take just a few minutes to inspect the vents in your home and remove obstructions that can block them. Keep objects like furniture, toys, piles of clothes or decorations off your vents to ensure that air flows smoothly through your home.
Fight High Utility Bills
Every homeowner likes saving money. If you pay close attention to your utility bill you may be able to see some ways to decrease the cost of heating and cooling. If you keep your HVAC system working it’s best or have regular checks by a professional, you can increase its efficiency and lower your utility bill.
Cache Valley HVAC
If these tips don’t fix your problem, call Cache Valley Heating and Air Conditioning! Our team works hard to make sure your home is comfortable and stable. We have services to install new systems, cleaning services to remove debris and geothermal services.
We are devoted to keeping our team up on the standards and providing the proper training. Since we value your business, our team understands how crucial it is to protect your home. Our services are tidy, spotless and mindful of your time and space.
We want to provide HVAC services to you, but these tips can help to get your space more comfortable without waiting or worrying about a maintenance team.
You can be confident in our services and the friendliness of our team. Contact us today or contact us with more questions.