Homeowners know that there never seems to be an end to the amount of work that needs to be done in order to keep your home looking its best. The to-do list seems to only grow instead of shrink on a daily basis; there are carpets to vacuum, floors to mop, rooms to tidy up, and closets to keep organized. But that’s just the start of what a homeowner must be constantly thinking about; it’s also crucial to keep a careful eye on how the “behind the scenes” systems are working in order to keep your home a beautiful, safe, and happy place. When was the last time a plumber visited to ensure the piping is doing its job? Has an electrician visited recently to make sure your wiring is up to code? Is your HVAC system keeping your house warm in the winter and cool in the summer? Here are a few things that homeowners need to know in order to keep their HVAC functioning properly:
Check Your Air Filter
Our friends at HVAC.com recommend changing your air filters every 30 to 90 days. Keep track of when you should regularly do this minor maintenance by tracking the dates on a calendar or on your phone; during the summer months, when chances are your system is running 24/7, change filters even more frequently than you normally do.
Watch Out for Leaks
According to Moving.com, all HVAC connectors and drain lines can develop leaks anyplace, anytime. These leaks can force your system to work harder than it should be, eventually leading to a drastic repair or a total system replacement. Fortunately, the solution is simple; keep an eye out for leaks from refrigerant lines and from the AC condensate line on a regular basis to repair small, insignificant damage with ease.
Everyone is fine with furry creatures such as dogs and cats occupying a home. But no wants rats, mice, or bugs taking residence in your space! Doing frequent maintenance on your HVAC system will help prevent unwelcome creatures from getting too comfortable in your house. HVAC.com says that when critters get into an air conditioner or a heater, they can cause massive amounts of destruction that can not only lead to costly repairs, but that can diminish your indoor air quality. It’s best to avoid potential problems by pest-proofing your AC components in every possible way.
Homeowners always have something to do; there is rarely a moment of rest when it comes to upkeep your home’s appearance and its operating systems. But Donfrio Mechanicals and Plumbing Masters Inc. wants to make your life easier, and take care of ensuring that your HVAC system is working correctly. We would be honored if we can cross that off your to-do list. Donofrio Mechanicals and Plumbing Masters Inc. prides itself on providing exemplary customer services. Visit our website or call us at 855-296-8719 to learn more today! Like us on Facebook to stay up to date on the latest events, tips, and specials.