This fall, your biggest expenses will come from your home’s HVAC system. But there are ways to ensure your indoor air quality is good and your home stays warm and comfortable without driving up your utility bills. Just be sure to avoid the following costly mistakes:
As the weather starts to cool down, you should start testing your home’s heating system to make sure that it’s working properly. If you have a heat pump, you need to make sure that it blows out warm air when you need it to — instead of blowing cool air. In today’s post, Amber Air Conditioning Inc. discusses what you should do if your heat pump gets stuck in cooling mode.
Hot and cold spots are usually a warning sign that your HVAC system isn’t as efficient as it used to be. However, if your HVAC system isn’t even 15 years old yet—the average lifespan for an HVAC system—unbalanced air temperatures might be the culprit.
Some homeowners think HVAC maintenance is an unnecessary expense. However, they often fail to take into account the costs of neglecting to maintain their HVAC system. No matter how you look at it, maintenance costs are minuscule in comparison to repair and replacement costs. Through routine HVAC and air conditioning maintenance, homeowners can avoid these expensive HVAC repairs:
Proper maintenance is a non-negotiable requirement for air conditioner longevity. As a responsible homeowner, you ought to know what it would take to make your system last for as long as possible. To give your air conditioning the care it needs, keep these items in mind. Regular Component Replacement Observing routine tune-ups is one way to satisfy your unit’s air conditioning repair needs. Even air conditioning components of high-quality need care and attention to perform as expected. You have to change air filters regularly and evaporator and condenser coils need annual cleaning. When it comes to the condensate drain, be on the lookout for debris or dirt buildup to prevent moisture accumulation. Condenser Protection The benefit of fencing your split air conditioning outdoor unit goes beyond quieting its loud operation. Although it’s built to withstand most of whatever nature could throw at it, it can’t protect itself from debris and wildlife on its own. Barricading […]