A Homeowners Guide to Heating and Cooling Maintenance

Even if you are not a professional, it is possible to conduct your own heating & cooling maintenance at home. With simple steps on what to check, what to look for, and what to inspect, you can conduct regular and necessary maintenance jobs for your heating and cooling appliances.

When it comes to AC maintenance, the first thing you need to remember is to check the air filters.

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They can be clogged if not regularly checked. This clogging can result in poor air ventilation, strained motor, and potential overheating and not turning on.

Another thing you should know is that the coils should always be clean. Keeping the unit clean and free from dust, debris or fallen leaves is a must to keep it in good working condition.

If there is shrubbery near the unit, make sure they don’t cover the unit or get in the way of its parts to work smoothly. Small dried leaves may fall in between the crevices of the unit and may result in overheating or malfunction.

The thermostat needs to be carefully checked, too. Heating & cooling maintenance are important and part of it is looking into the thermostat and making sure that the settings are optimal, for the equipment to work fine. Know more about the tips to guide you with your home AC maintenance by watching this video.