Summer is here, and that means that your air conditioner should have already undergone its annual maintenance. Your HVAC system requires regular preventive maintenance to maintain its efficiency and avoid potential issues. This type of maintenance includes steps you can take at home, as well as attention from a professional air conditioning service. When you stay on top of this type of care, your HVAC system will last longer and perform better, delivering you comfort at a lower cost.
- Have your air conditioner tuned up prior to the cooling season. It is never too late to have your HVAC contractor tune up your air conditioner, so schedule your appointment if you have not already. Without this important yearly service, your air conditioner can lose five percent of its overall efficiency. This can add up year after year, and also leave your air conditioner vulnerable to potential issues down the road. By having your air conditioner serviced, you can extend its life and lower your energy costs.
- Get your ductwork inspected for air leaks. Your air ducts can cause a large amount of energy loss if they have any leaks. Have your air conditioning service examine your ductwork every few years, and seal any air leaks as necessary. This ensures that energy will not be wasted on the heating and cooling of your attic or the inside of your walls. Optimized airflow will result in greater efficiency.
- Change your air filter regularly. Your air conditioner’s filter removes allergens and dust from your household air, improving your indoor air quality. A dirty filter not only causes poor indoor air quality, but compromises the airflow of your HVAC system. Check your filters at least once per month, and replace them when light no longer passes through the filter medium.
Schedule all your regular HVAC services with Presidential Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. We can provide regular service and repairs to ensure your system runs efficiently. Call us at (301) 825-9059 to schedule a service with us.