An efficient and well-running HVAC unit requires preventative maintenance. Here are a few of the most important HVAC tasks you should keep up with in your Ocala, Florida, home:
Change the Air Filter
Your HVAC unit’s air filter is responsible for filtering dust and debris. Not only can a dirty air filter make your unit work harder. But it can also reduce the air quality within your home. Most professionals recommend changing air filters at least once every three months. However, you should change it more often if you have pets or suffer from allergies.
Every HVAC unit comprises many different moving parts. While a professional can repair some of these parts easily if they find them early enough, failing to make repairs in a timely manner can result in expensive breakdowns. During a professional tune-up, an HVAC expert will inspect each of the unit’s parts and alert you to any potential problems. As a result, you can avoid major breakdowns and costly repairs later.
Additionally, regular tune-ups can improve the efficiency of your unit. As a result, you’ll enjoy a more comfortable temperature within your home at a more affordable price.
Clean the Unit
Changing your air filter isn’t the only necessary cleaning task. Debris including leaves, dirt and dust can build up in your outdoor unit over time. Because this task requires that you remove important parts of the unit, you should leave it to a professional.
In addition to keeping the unit clean, it can also be helpful to remove excess debris from the area surrounding the unit. You can easily complete this task with a rake and garden shears. Remove all debris and cut all branches within a two-foot radius.
Keeping up with maintenance on your HVAC unit can help you avoid costly repairs, poor air quality and inefficiency. Call Sun Kool Air Conditioning, Inc. today at (352) 330-1067 to schedule your HVAC maintenance appointment.
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