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How to Keep Your HVAC System in Top Condition

Every homeowner in Sheridan, Arkansas, appreciates tips for enjoying reliable heating and cooling. An annual tuneup is perhaps the most effective way to keep your HVAC system in optimum condition. Schedule preventive maintenance and enjoy financial savings and peace of mind year-round.

Replace Your Air Filter

Check the system’s air filter every month since debris accumulation can cause overheating and restricted airflow. Additionally, a buildup of dirt can contribute to sudden breakdowns or ongoing efficiency problems. According to the Department of Energy, replacing dirty air filters can improve your AC’s energy use by up to 15 percent. The good news is that they’re easy to change, so make this important task a part of your regular maintenance duties.

Keep the Outdoor Unit Clean

Obstructions in and around the outdoor HVAC unit can also affect airflow. For improved efficiency, keep shrubs, trees, and objects away from the unit. Check regularly for sticks or other landscaping items inside the compressor. Pollen and dust can coat the fins and prevent the system from transferring heat efficiently. Our service techs will thoroughly clean the outdoor components during maintenance visits.

Invest in Seasonal HVAC Maintenance

Experience shows that homeowners can avoid many HVAC problems by scheduling seasonal tuneups. Periodic service visits let us catch and correct minor problems before they get worse and increase your energy bills or require costly repairs. Equipment manufacturers recommend servicing your AC in spring and your heater in fall.

Use Appropriate Thermostat Settings

For improved energy savings and reduced wear and tear, use the recommended thermostat settings. Keep the temperature around 68 degrees in the winter and 78 degrees in the summer. Use 8-hour setback periods with programmable thermostats, and select the automatic fan setting.

To keep your HVAC system in top condition, combine monthly DIY tasks with heating and cooling system tuneups. We are happy to help you learn more about the benefits of preventive maintenance. You can also speak with a friendly member of the team at Pine Bluff Heating & Air by calling 870-275-4006.

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