Summer Maintenance Checks For Your HVAC Unit

excellent qualityIt that time of year. It’s time to take care of the summer maintenance checks on your Evansville HVAC unit. These preventative maintenance measures will ensure your HVAC unit continues to function at it’s peak and will service your and your family for years to come.

Check and Replace Your Air Filter

The best thing you can do to keep your HVAC unit running at peak performance is to remember to check your air filter every month and replace or clean it every 1-3 months. This will ensure that your air filter is cleans and free of contaminants that can circulated throughout your home. It will also keep your system from working too hard and costing you money down the road.

Clean the Condenser Unit

Before you start your cooling system for the summer, take a look at your outdoor unit and remove any twigs and other debris that has gathered around it. In addition to removing the large pieces of detritus, you can give the unit a more thorough cleaning with your garden hose. Before you do this, give your HVAC professional a call to ensure you clean your condenser unit safely.

Inspect Insulation and Look for Leaks

Ideally, you already winterized your home and improved your home’s insulation, but if not, the summer is a good time for improvements. Improving your insulation will make your hoem more energy efficient and save you on heating and cooling costs.

Check Out Your Thermostat

If your thermostat is not working properly your HVAC unit will not be able to coll your home properly and you’ll notice the difference on your utility bill. Consider upgrading to a digital thermostat if you’re due for repairs.

Call Baylor Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc.

Keep in mind that many of these air conditioning maintenance tips will be completed by your HVAC professional during your annual A/C tune-up. Call us at 812.425.8435 to learn more.