February 7, 2024
Before the snow thaws and the weather warms, you’ll want to be prepared for the seasonal transition of cold to warm with some spring HVAC maintenance. Getting your system prepared for the temperature shift is vital to ensure that it can effectively cool your home as the warmer weather arrives.
At Tindall & Ranson, we’re here to provide some spring HVAC maintenance to help you navigate the changing of the seasons so you can prepare your heating and cooling systems.
Since you’ve had your heat running throughout the winter, it’s safe to assume that your air filter has caught enough dust and debris to warrant a change. Typically, you’ll want to change your filters out every season to ensure that particles are effectively caught and that the quality of air flowing is high.
Spring cleaning doesn’t just apply to wiping counters and cleaning the floors. Your unit runs throughout every season, but when there’s a transitional period between the frost of winter and the warmth of spring, it’s a good time to clean the unit and have it inspected by a professional technician so they can determine if any maintenance is required.
Ensuring that your ducts are clean is vital before switching from heat to cool. You’ll want to make sure that there are no obstructions that are preventing airflow, as well as no particles or debris that will then flow through your vents. An expert technician can provide the necessary service to ensure that your ducts are properly cleaned.
As the temperature begins to rise, you may be able to get away with some time without having to turn on your unit, especially if the weather is particularly nice out. However, you’ll want to make sure that when the time comes, you’re ready, and that the shift from the current temperature to the preferred one isn’t a huge jump.
It’s always good to routinely test your heating and cooling unit to make sure that it’s able to accommodate for the temperature that you set it to. Once you hear the unit kick on, put your hand by the vent to feel the temperature of the air coming through. You’ll be able to tell if it’s blowing warm or cool air.
While you’re waiting for spring to start, having your system inspected and serviced is a good idea. This can help you ensure that it gets the attention it needs, works without fail, and is ready to take on the growing heat outside.
When you’re ready to get started on preparing for spring, the team at Tindall & Ranson is here to help. Contact us or sign up for our Care Free Maintenance Plan so you can get front-of-the-line emergency service, yearly maintenance check-ups, and special offers on products. We’re here to help you maintain your comfort despite the weather outside!
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