HVAC systems take a beating all throughout the year — especially during the summertime when your central AC system is kicking in to try and regulate your home’s indoor air temperature. There are a few things you can do to help your HVAC system do it’s job all while preventing future breakdowns and repairs.
- Improve air flow by ensuring no dust and debris builds up within the ductwork of your house. Our HVAC company in North Andover services homes in the surrounding areas and one of the most common issues we see is blocked air flows. Always schedule system maintenance twice a year to ensure no major blockages occur.
- Make room for your outdoor unit by ensuring it’s not covered in overgrown bushes or branches. Overgrown vegetation can often fall and damage the outdoor unit or smaller branches can break off and get stuck in the fan and cause issues. We understand that the outdoor units are unsightly, so we recommend fences or smaller coniferous privacy hedges planted a safe distance around the unit.
- Change your HVAC filter on a regular basis — especially if you have pets that tend to shed or if you have a tendency to open windows sometimes (letting pollen in) and then closing them to use the AC. Changing your HVAC system’s filter drastically improves your system’s functionality as well as reduces indoor allergens and improves air flow.
If you’re unsure how to change your filter or are having HVAC system issues, contact Air Conditioning Mass today to schedule a maintenance appointment or service check!