Every fall and spring, do not forget to inspect your HVAC system by a professional HVAC company. As soon as you hire them they will come to check your unit and do the necessary maintenance thus providing you a hassle free unit running at its best efficiency without breakdown all through the year. They carry out various precautionary measures by inspecting and cleaning the unit on their visit. Following a few simple maintenance techniques can help you prolong the life of the system and increase its efficiency. Apart from professional maintenance it is also important that you check your system regularly by yourself to ensure higher efficiency.
The air filters are the most important part of the unit to check regularly and replace if necessary. It may vary according to the usage; if you have pets then you will have to change the filters more frequently. If the filters appears black and clogged up then it means you have to change it immediately. Clear all the debris accumulating near the outdoor unit. Leaves and dust can block the air passages and reduce the efficiency of the unit, hence it is necessary that you clean the surrounding areas of the outdoor unit. Refrigerants are another challenging aspect that needs to be checked regularly. If the slightest leak or damage is deducted on the insulation of the refrigerant then get it replaced or repaired immediately. Refrigerant pollute the environment hence a regular check is necessary to ensure that they are intact which in turn will help you to contribute to a greener environment.