Summer weather brings brutal heat, testing your HVAC system and often times increasing your energy bill. To keep your heating and air system healthy and efficient, Carolina Comfort Air provides these money-saving tips as we move into the next season. Also, whenever you decide to sell your home, an up-kept HVAC system can boost your home value.
Clean or Replace Filters: Want to save money? Clean your filters. The smallest amount of dust can equate to a loss of efficiency, making your energy bill steadily climb higher and higher. Check your air filters regularly, which means about once a month, especially when your HVAC system is working in overdrive like during the hottest summer months. If your filters start to get clogged, you should clean or replace them. Investing in a higher quality air filter will also prevent it from getting clogged too quickly.
Clean Around the Outdoor Unit: Fall brings fall foliage. Though it makes a beautiful photo it paints a different story for your HVAC. Leaves can get stuck in your outdoor unit, making your home and business more susceptible to potential fires. Keeping pollen, dirt, dust, and debris from accumulating will save you repair costs in the long run as well as improve your general air quality. Take an extra step and make sure the shrubbery and plants nearby are trimmed. Also, remember to cut your lawn away from your unit to keep grass pile up away from the system.
Check the Thermostat: Always check in with your thermostat. By doing so, you are ensuring that your system is not being overlooked. To put your mind more at ease, install a programmable thermostat. This will allow you to have more control of the temperature and plan for when you are home and when you are not. This can save you up to 10% on your energy bill. Keeping your bill down and your household comfortable.
Clean the Coils and Drain Lines: Making sure your coils and drain lines are clean will allow your unit to run effectively and efficiently. This will also lower heating and cooling costs, improve indoor air quality and airflow. Our affordable HVAC Maintenance Plans include coil and drain line cleanings in addition to many other services to keep your system operating at peak efficiency.
Schedule HVAC Maintenance: With summer over and winter just on the horizon, your HVAC technician can identify any problems that may occur when switching to heat your home. Having your service done now will also ensure that any necessary repairs can be made before more severe weather kicks in. Schedule HVAC Maintenance Appointment Now!
Don’t put off your Fall HVAC to-do list any longer. Call Carolina Comfort Air at 919-879-2106 to schedule your annual service and ask our technicians about money-saving HVAC solutions.