September HVAC Maintenance Tips

September 12, 2019

When autumn arrives, it will be time to prepare your HVAC system for the impending cold weather. Scheduling your heating system tune-up is easy with Southern Comfort Mechanical as we have maintenance plans and services. Before our arrival, there are some DIY items you’ll be able to complete to help ensure that everything is running smoothly. We’ll take care of the difficult tasks like lubricating your system and checking the connections. We’ll also test your system and make sure everything is operating as it should to reduce the chances of needing catastrophic repairs.

Here’s How to Prepare for Your Visit from the HVAC Professional

Trimming the shrubbery or anything that’s blocking your HVAC system and leaving about two feet of clearance will help prevent any growth that could damage or interfere with the heating operation. Also, changing the air filter monthly is a small task with huge benefits when it comes to its efficiency. Hosing down the outdoor components and removing any debris such as leaves that are sitting on top of the unit from time to time is also helpful.

Indoors, check the thermostat to see if the temperature is accurate with a thermometer that you’d use outdoors, if possible. Ensure that curtains, drapes, or anything else that’s blocking the air vents is cleared. Keeping the air vents open is always recommended at all times, even when the room is unused. Report any issues to the HVAC technician so that he or she will be able to address them upon arrival.

We Can Take Care of the Rest

Southern Comfort Mechanical has been helping residents of Lewisville, Texas, and the surrounding areas stay comfortable with our maintenance service, repairs, and new HVAC units for 13 years and counting. We also offer solutions for cleaner air in your home. Our team of highly qualified technicians can go over ways to save money on your HVAC and energy expenses. Contact us at Southern Comfort Mechanical today to learn more.

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