Monday, November 30, 2015

Simple Tips for Maintaining and Preparing Your HVAC Unit for Winter

Now is the best time to check the filters. If you’re using hypoallergenic filters, keep in mind that they do not last as long as traditional filters. It is advisable to replace your filters monthly, and clean filters are especially important if you want your HVAC unit to work optimally this winter. If using reusable filters, you simply need to rinse and clean them before re-using. Clean the HVAC Unit Examine the area all around your air conditioner. Using a hose, wash and remove all debris, mud, bird droppings, flowers and leaves, and any other foreign objects surrounding the HVAC system. Rake around the entire area and trim or remove excess leaves, weeds, or grass. Keeping this area clean allows for unrestricted air flow and prevents unintentional obstruction.