3 HVAC Spring-Cleaning Tips

Although you may not love spring cleaning, it’s a necessary evil to keep your home looking great and your health in top condition. However, you may not know that your HVAC system needs the same attention as the rest of your Houston, Texas, home. Cleaning your units makes them run better throughout the year, and you’ll enjoy more comfortable temperatures all season long. If you don’t know how to spring clean your HVAC system, here are a few tips to get you started.

Change Those Filters

One of the easiest and yet most effective ways to clean your HVAC system is by changing the filters. Over time, dust, debris, and grime fill these filters, causing problems in the process. The air conditioner and furnace can’t properly blow air through your ducts if the filter’s clogged, leading your HVAC system to work overtime and causing unnecessary wear and tear on the system. Make sure to replace your filters every 30 to 90 days to ensure your system runs smoothly.

Schedule a Tuneup

Some spring cleaning isn’t easily done by yourself. When it comes to your HVAC system, it’s best to call our team of professionals to get the job done right. During our HVAC tuneup, we’ll make sure that your furnace is ready for its dormancy, and that your air conditioner is up to the task when the summer temperatures strike. Not only will your home remain more comfortable, but you’ll save money on energy bills and future repairs in the process.

Clean the Exterior Unit

While most of the components of your HVAC system are in your basement, attic or a utility closet, the air conditioner compressor has been outside the entire winter. Over the winter, it can get filled with dirt and debris that may cause a malfunction down the road. To clean the unit, turn the power off, remove the debris, and spray it down with a hose.

Keeping your HVAC unit clean isn’t always convenient, but following these suggestions will make it far easier. If you need someone to provide a tuneup or extra spring cleaning advice, make sure to call Davis AC today at 888-710-5530.

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