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Air Conditioner Maintenance for Your Home

Proper Air Conditioner inspections are always needed

Air conditioner maintenance is always important, and it helps with comfort. You will want to make sure that the air conditioner in your home is operating and functioning properly. This will help to ensure that your home is cool and comfortable this summer during the hotter months. If you are unsure if the system needs to be inspected, it is always best to have it looked at right before the summer. Make sure to contact us and we can check the entire system for you. This will help you to have an efficient system when you need it to operate this summer

Debris Removed from the Air Conditioner

Always make sure to clear away any debris from an exterior part of the air conditioner. Have brush, leaves, sticks, and any other build up of debris removed from around the unit. This will help the air conditioner to run efficiently, by allowing proper air circulation through the unit. If there is a build up of debris, then it will not run, as it otherwise should be. Remember that you should inspect it for any other debris like bird nests or dead inspects.

Check the Filter

You should also remember to check the filter on the system as well. Doing so will help to keep the air in the best condition of your home as well. The filter is designed to capture and collect any dirt and dust that are in the air of your home. When it is recommended, make sure that you clean and change the filter in the system. This allows the best airflow to go through the system. When the filter is clogged, it will have more strain against the parts as it tries to circulate the air through. If you are not sure when the filter should be changed, make sure to contact us. Depending on your home, lifestyle, and pets, the filter may need to be changed on a more frequent basis. This helps keep your home cool and comfortable.

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The air in your home should always be the best that it can be, you can do so with an air filtration system. Doing so will help everyone breathe easier and avoid any irritants. As the home is usually closed up during the winter, the air can become stale and the home will lack fresh air. Dust, dirt, allergens, and other air pollutants can start to become recycled through the air in your home. To help reduce these issues in your home, you can invest in a whole home air purifier. You can also purchase a portable air purifier that can clean the air of select areas or rooms of your home.

Different Systems

Some of the systems can be filter based. These are installed in the HVAC furnace system and the air intake points. You can also buy a system that is duct based. These are placed in the air duct path of the unit. There are also stand-alone systems that you can use for the attic or closets. If you are not sure what type of air purifier is right for your home, we can help to recommend one.

An Air Purifier

The purpose of an air purifier is that they will absorb dust and dust mites that might be in the air of your home. This means that you will have a cleaner home, as well as better air quality. The purifier will also help to eliminate any mold spores from the air of your home as well. HEPA air purifiers are the most reliable at being able to eliminate the mold spores from the air in your home. With an air purifier, you may also notice that your home will start to smell better as well. Any odors from cooking, pets, or tobacco products can be reduced or removed from the air in your home.

Spring Maintenance for your HVAC System


In the spring, make sure to check your HVAC system for any issues or problems that it might have. You will want to make sure to have the system inspected before the start of summer and the air conditioning season. This will help to make sure that it will run efficiently when you need to this summer. Having it checked now will help reduce the chance of an issue when you go to flip the air conditioner on for the cooling season. We can inspect the air conditioner and other HVAC parts for you to help ensure everything is working, as it should be.

Spring Cleaning Air Conditioner

Checking the air conditioner is important because you will want it to run efficiently when you need it to this summer. It is always best to have it checked ahead of time, that way you know it will cool the air in your home when you go to flip the switch from heat to cool. We can also check to make sure that leaves, debris, and other items are moved away from the exterior parts of the air conditioner. This will help it run efficiently. With proper maintenance and inspections, you can help be ready for the upcoming cooling season.

Ductwork

Another part to inspect is the ductwork. The ductwork should be clean and free of a build up of dirt, dust, and other debris that may be in there. When there is a build up of debris, then the air will not flow as efficiently as it should. This can result in more strain for the HVAC system in your home. As the air tries to push through the ductwork, the build up can prevent it from being redistributed back into your home again. If there is an issue with any HVAC part, make sure to contact us as soon as possible.

Knowing What the Humidity in your Home should be at


No matter what time of the year, you will need to have at least some humidity in your home. Having too dry of air can cause irritated eyes or throat, dry skin, and even lead to furniture being affected. You will want to make sure that your home is set at a comfortable humidity level so you can enjoy it. You will always want to make sure that your HVAC system is properly maintained so it is working the best that it can be.

Relative Humidity

In your home, you will have to make sure that the relative humidity is at the correct percent. Ideally you should have the relative humidity level at 40 to 50 percent. This will also help to prevent condensation on the windows. In the warmer summer months, the relative humidity should be between 30 and 45 percent. This will help to keep the home comfortable during the summer months. If you are not sure if your home is at the right humidity levels, we can inspect it for you. You will never want your home to have too much or not enough, so make sure it is the best it can be.

Good Quality Air

Besides having the proper humidity levels, you will want to make sure the air is the best quality to breathe. This is especially important if anyone suffers from allergy or asthma symptoms in your home. As the air recirculates in your home, the pollutants and allergens continue to stay in the air. If you invest in an air purifier, you can help to remove these from the air in your home. If you notice that the HVAC system is having issues as well, contact us.

Keeping the Filter Clean for your HVAC system


The filter will need to be changed regularly to help ensure that your furnace system is working correctly. As always, make sure that you have the system maintained on a regular basis. This will help to make sure that all the parts and HVAC system are operating efficiently and at top performance levels. When there is an issue with it, make sure to have it inspected as soon as you can. This will help to keep things as cost efficient as well.

Reducing Dirt and Dust

The filter is designed to help keep the HVAC system operating well and reducing dust and dirt from the air. The filter will collect the dust, dirt, and other pollutants that are in the air of your home. This will then help prevent it being distributed through your home as the system operates. Dirt and dust can cause the air in your home to be difficult to breathe. This is especially true if anyone suffers from allergies or asthma in your home.

Remember to Change the Filter

On a regular basis, make sure to check the filter of your system. It will need to be as clean as possible. Sometimes you can vacuum the filter so it stays clean. Remember to change the filter based on the recommended schedule. If you are not sure how often the filter should be changed, make sure to contact us. We can advise you when the filter should be swapped out for a new one. Sometimes this can depend on your household, if anyone smokes, or if you have pets. The filter will help to remove pet dander and pet hair from the air of your home. Having a clean filter will help make your home more enjoyable to be in.

Odd Noises Should not be Ignored


With your HVAC system, there are several things to be aware of. Make sure to notice anytime that there are any odd noises or sounds that come from it. No matter if it is operating, or the noises happen when it is idle, make sure to contact us. A beneficial thing to do is to make sure that you have regular maintenance done for it. When maintenance is done, the parts and components can be inspected to help ensure that everything is working correctly. When there is something wrong with the system, having it repaired as soon as possible will help prevent further issues from forming in the long run.

Grinding Sounds from your HVAC System

Sometimes you may hear a grinding or clunking noise from the HVAC system. This could mean that gears or parts are no longer working efficiently. As they become worn with age and use, they may need to be replaced. The best way to determine this is by having us inspect the furnace and system for you. Also try and notice when you hear the noise, and how long it makes the noise. Some noises only occur just as the system kicks on. Other sounds may last the entire time the furnace is running.

High Pitch Noises

Another sound to be aware of is a screech or squealing noise. This could indicate that metal parts are wearing against one another. Having this noise could indicate a more serious issue as well. The best thing to do is contact us as soon as you hear it, so we can inspect it before a larger issue happens. Also make sure that items are clear and moved away from your HVAC system. Allowing enough room around the system can also help it to work efficiently for your home.

Air Quality for your Home


Make sure that your home always has the best air quality possible for your home or house. Air purifiers will make it easier to breathe for you and your family. If anyone suffers from allergies or asthma, having clean air is important. Over the winter your home is usually sealed up because you will not want to have a window open. This can also result in stale air. You can contact us and we can recommend options to help ensure the air is the best that it can be for your home.

Air Purifier for your home

Investing in an air purifier for your home can be beneficial. This will help keep the air as clean as it can. It will allow air to pass through it, and collect any pollutants.Clean the air purifier so it is able to operate efficiently for you, and also the air in your home. An air purifier will help clean the air, and after pollutants and dust are removed, the air is recalculated back into your home again. These are important because it provides your home with clean air. With several different options, we can help recommend the best one for you.

Improve air quality by checking the filter

Make sure that the filter for your HVAC system is working properly, because you will notice if it does not. You will want to inspect it on a regular basis. If the filter is dirty or clogged, it can result in poor air for your home. Check the filter regularly, and it should be changed based on a schedule. Filters are designed to capture any dirt or dust that are in the air. This helps to prevent it going through your HVAC system, and then back into the air again. Remember to never operate the HVAC system without a filter, because this can do significant damage to the internal parts.