Yay for spring! Along with getting out and enjoying the milder temperatures after being cooped up all winter, it’s also the time of year many of us freshen up our homes with some spring cleaning. Be sure this includes your AC system before it’s time into crank it on full gear for the warmer temperatures approaching. Here are some simple AC maintenance tips to add to your spring cleaning checklist:
Clean or replace your filters.
Cleaning or replacing your AC filters regularly not only helps keep you breathing cleaner air inside your home—it can improve your AC’s efficiency by up to 15%!
Dust your AC vents.
Dusting your AC vents to allows the air to flow freely and not be blocked by grimy, dusty buildup.
Clean up around your unit.
Remove plants, garbage cans, bikes and toys, and other clutter from the area immediately around your AC unit. These obstructions can keep your unit from working as efficiently.
Keep your floors clean.
Keeping clean floors can help prevent dust and allergens from entering your AC/heating system. Build up from these particle over time can dirty the air your breathe and reduce efficiency.
Schedule regular maintenance for your system with GVEC Home®.
Regular maintenance is a preventive measure you can take to keep your system running efficiently, help to avoid major repairs and expand the lifetime of your unit. With programs like Comfort Check and Check-N-Save from GVEC Home, keeping your HVAC system in tip-top condition is easy and affordable!
After a comprehensive check and tune-up from one of GVEC Home’s professional HVAC technicians, you’ll receive a full report to help you stay updated on the health of your unit.