Before autumn completely gives way to the colder season, it’s a good time to check your residential HVAC system to ensure you’ll be nice and cozy all winter long. In this article, our technicians will walk you through some simple things you can do to prepare your system for winter, avoid unexpected HVAC repairs, and prevent sky-high energy bills.
Following these easy steps now can help you catch any potential issues with your residential HVAC system and get them fixed before the cold fully settles in:
- Change or clean your air filters. A clogged air filter can reduce your indoor air quality and the efficiency of your HVAC system. Simply replacing or cleaning the filters will prevent dust and allergens from circulating throughout your home and keep your system running more smoothly.
- Test your heating system. It’s a smart move to test out your home’s heating system before it becomes uncomfortably cold outside. Make sure to listen for any odd noises from your system and walk through your home to ensure that different areas are heating up evenly.
- Get a professional inspection. The fall is a great time to get your residential HVAC system professionally inspected by one of our technicians. Our team will be able to quickly identify and fix any issues and give you more advice on how to prepare your system for the winter months.
- Have your air ducts cleaned and sealed. A professional can clean out your air ducts if they’re dirty, and they can ensure that any leaks are thoroughly sealed up. Making sure your ductwork is clean and properly sealed will help improve the performance and efficiency of your heating system.