Winter A/C Preparation

The winter months are upon us and for many of us those months can be pretty brutal. Routine maintenance and preventive action can help the longevity of your a/c unit during the winter months.

Before the cold winters brace hits, test your furnace.  Ideally you would like to choose a day where you can open all windows and doors.  After a furnace sits for a while, once turned back on it can release a certain oder.  Most furnaces come with a warranty.  You want to make sure during the warranty you are having your furnace checked.

Make sure your thermostat is working properly.  If you have a programmed thermostat in your home be sure to check all settings.

Most people ask about covering your outside unit. You do not have to cover your outside unit.  A/C units are built to with stand harsh weather.  Majority times, the cover creates a home for critters that can cause harm to the a/c unit wires if chewed.

Always replace any old filters.  Be sure to inspect the area in which the filter is placed.  Notify a technician if you see any mold or detached wires.

If you would like more information on a Fall/Winter tune up, please contact us.  We service all makes and models of HVAC equipment for both residential and commercial customers. Our service technicians are on call 24/7/365 to help you with all of your heating, air conditioning and air quality needs.


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