HVAC Fall Maintenance And You!

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Summer’s at its end as temperatures begin to fall and your home prepares to shift the use of your air conditioner to heating. This means it’s the perfect time to call A1 Comfort Heating & Cooling for your HVAC one-stop-shop installation and maintenance. Here are a few ways to keep your system healthy with Professional musts and DIY tips.

DIY

Check Your Air Filters

A dirty furnace and air conditioning unit can damage the efficiency of your HVAC system. Replace the AC filter before shutting it down to have it prepped for spring; do the same to your furnace to keep it running smoothly through heating months.

Seal Air Leaks

An easy way to bring down your energy bill, use easy to find caulking weather stripping to seal doors and windows.
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Check your alarms

Replace batteries and smoke detectors older than 10 years for an easy-to-do home maintenance task.

Cover and clean around your HVAC unit

Remove debris to ensure no leaves or dirt get stuck in the unit and guarantee proper air flow and ease of access for the technician conducting your inspection. Remember to cover up only after your HVAC technician has finished their maintenance work.

For Your A1 Comfort HVAC Technician

Some things you can’t (or shouldn’t) do yourself. A biannual system inspection involves complicated hardware dismantling and cleaning along with the necessity of specific model and machine knowledge. Book an appointment with an A1 HVAC technician before you fire up your furnace to:

    • Clean drain lines, pipes, and coils
    • Check refrigerant
    • Examine furnace burners and blowers – One of the most important steps, you don’t want to wait until a cold day to find out your furnace isn’t working
    • Check heating and AC system including connections, controls, sensors, ignitors, ducts, pipes, burners, thermostats, smoke and carbon monoxide detectors, and vents.