Treat Your HVAC With Care
You don’t expect the vacuum cleaner to keep working unless you change the bags or empty the dirt, right? Things in your home need to be well-taken care. With a little care, those items will do their jobs for you in return. When it comes to your HVAC system, you want it to run as efficiently as possible so you aren’t wasting money. You also want it to keep you comfortable in your home at all times. In order for the stars to align, there are some things that you should and should not do to your HVAC system. Here are a few do’s and don’ts to remember.
Do: Invest In A Programmable Thermostat
If you want your HVAC system to run as efficiently as possible, you want to treat it with care. There’s no need to cool or heat the home if you aren’t there. Invest in a programmable thermostat and turn the heating or cooling down when you are away. You can save on energy costs and give your system a break as well.
Don’t: Tamper With Electrical Connections
Most HVAC units are going to have some kind of electrical connections and the AC has refrigerant lines. If something goes wrong with your unit, don’t tamper with it yourself. These jobs are dangerous and should only be handled by professional technicians. If you want your HVAC system to work properly and safely, call the professionals at Pete Fer & Son for help instead.
Do: Maintain The HVAC System Properly
There are several things you can safely do to the unit in order to keep up with its proper maintenance. You will want to, for example, change the filter on the HVAC system on a regular basis. This will ensure clean air in your home and it will also prevent the system from working too hard when it’s pushing air into your home. You will also want to keep debris away from the outside unit so it can work properly as well. Simple maintenance can help the HVAC system go a long way.
Don’t: Forget About Annual Maintenance Checks
Even if you do the regular maintenance at home yourself, it is important to have a professional come check out your HVAC system each year as well. They will clean anything that needs to be cleaned and check for any issues that can be easily fixed now but could cause larger problems later. These checks will give you an efficient system, which will keep your home comfortable and help keep your energy bills low.
Call Pete Fer & Son
When you are ready to have your HVAC system inspected, or if you have an issue you didn’t anticipate, the professionals at Pete Fer & Son Plumbing and Supply Co can help. We can inspect things, balance the air, repair items, or even install new systems if you need a replacement. We’ve been working on HVAC systems since 1962 and we’re here to help!