OK, it’s spring season! Yea !!! Turn off the heating system and switch on the air conditioner! Not so quick, there. Unless you have a heat pump, your air conditioning unit has actually sat idle since last summertime. This is an excellent time to go over both your furnace and your A/C. If you do have a heat pump, it’s functioning year around and absolutely should have some maintenance.
Your system needs to be looked at in the fall and in the springtime. Listed here is exactly what you ought to be checking out.
In the spring, tidy your condenser system, (the exterior element) before you switch on the AC. Wash the grime and leaves and junk and mud from the system so you get excellent air circulation. This likewise removes stuff that could ruin your system. Mindful, in washing, that you do not ruin delicate components. The fins and tubing inside the condensers are rather fragile and won’t take a great deal of stress.
Examine your in-line air filter. Filters are fairly inexpensive and replacing them is quick, so the old statement, “when in doubt, toss it out” applies. Jot the date that you replaced the filter on the filter edge, so you can keep in mind when you last changed it.
It’s much better to get your system repaired than to disregard it and have it break down when you need it. You do not want to be burning furnishings in your fireplace while you wait for the furnace tech to get you going again!
If your heater or cooling has to be replaced, spring season is a good time to do it. This is a good company. It takes while to replace a heater or cooling and the time to do that is when it’s neither too hot or too chilly, when you do not really require it.