It’s looking like this summer is going to be a hot one! We went from winter straight to summer and bypassed spring altogether. These last few weeks have consistently been in the 80s and 90s, and Royal Heating & Air knows that it’s extremely important to make sure your HVAC system is able to keep you cool all summer long. The best heating and cooling company at the Lake of the Ozarks has a few tips to make sure your AC won’t fail on you this summer.
Summer Tips for Your HVAC System
It’s important to keep your outside unit free and clear of debris. During the fall and winter, leaves, twigs, and other debris may have gotten stuck in and around your AC unit. Before the season really kicks into high gear, make sure your AC unit is clear of any debris. It’s also a good idea to make sure you clear away lawn clippings after doing any yard work.
Check your air filter. While you may not have to change it every time, it's best to check the air filters at least once a month. If you have pets, children or you smoke, you may need to change it more often. When the air filter is dirty, it makes your HVAC system work harder, which could cause it to have issues or breakdown prematurely.
Clean the vents. Just like a dirty air filter, having dirty vents could also cause your HVAC system to work overtime. Cleaning your vents isn't something you need to do on a regular basis, but it's a good idea to clean them at least twice a year. However, just like with the air filter, under certain circumstances, you may need to have your air vents professionally cleaned more often. When you have your air vents cleaned, you'll see a difference not only in the performance of your HVAC system but also with the quality of your home's indoor air.
Seal up your home. No matter the season, it's a good idea to ensure your home is properly sealed. During the winter, it will help keep your home nice and cozy, while in the summer, it will help keep the cold are inside. Check all the window and door frames in your home. Take caulk and seal up any areas where you can feel a breeze. Besides checking the frames, make sure the weather stripping along the bottom of your doors are intact.
Call "The King of Comfort."
The best way to ensure your home's AC unit will last all summer long is to call the best HVAC company at the Lake of the Ozarks. It's important to get your AC unit serviced to ensure it's working properly at the beginning of the season. While your unit may turn on and work, there could be an internal issue you're not aware of that could cause it to break down. Royal Heating & Air can ensure the AC unit's coils are clean and everything is working properly. Don't spend the summer worrying about your AC unit and call the best HVAC repair company at the Lake of the Ozarks today.