Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Spring is in the Air… Literally

It’s finally starting to feel like spring at the Lake of the Ozarks. The weather is beginning to warm up, flowers are blooming, and we are finally able to open up our homes. The downside to spring? Spring allergens and pollutants are out in full force. Spring allergens can enter your home in many different ways, and Royal Heating & Air knows how important it is to keep your home free of these pollutants. To help prevent spring allergens from taking over your home, the best HVAC company at the Lake of the Ozarks has a few helpful tips.

Help Prevent Spring Allergies

One of the best ways to reduce the effects of spring allergies is to make sure that your HVAC system is well maintained and ready for the warm weather ahead. When your HVAC is working properly, it is constantly recycling and filtering out contaminated air. The better your filtration system, the cleaner the air will be. This is why it’s important to stay up to date on changing your air filter, especially during heavy use months.

Use Proper Furnace Filters
One of the most important things you should do is replace your air filter. It’s important to get the highest rating air filter that will work with your HVAC system. Think of your air filter as the first line of defense between your home and the air that you breathe. During the warmer months, especially during spring, you should check your filter every 30 days. A dirty air filter not only worsens your indoor air quality, but it restricts airflow which can cause other issues.

Get Rid of Debris
Spring is a great time to check the area around your outdoor unit. You will want to make sure the surrounding area is clean of debris, leaves, tree limbs, and dirt and dust. When your outdoor unit is clean and clear, it will help with energy efficiency and help prevent any problems. You should also check the area around your indoor system. Make sure there’s no built-up dust or debris. The best way to check your indoor HVAC system? Give the best HVAC company at the Lake of the Ozarks a call. We can check your system as well as the area around your system.

Clean Ducts and Return Vents
It’s a good idea to clean your home’s supply and return grilles twice a year. The best way to clean them is to vacuum around the vents first and then use a damp rag to wipe away any remaining dust and dirt. If you can unscrew and take off the grille, it’s best to do so and vacuum the inside. While cleaning these areas, it’s important to make sure there is nothing blocking the airflow. Things like rugs, furniture, and window treatments should not be blocking or covering any vents.

Schedule Your Spring HVAC Maintenance
It’s crucial to get your HVAC system serviced twice a year, once in the fall and once in the spring. When it comes to your spring maintenance, it’s important to not wait. You will want to schedule your AC maintenance before you will be depending on it. Don’t wait until the first heat wave hits to schedule your maintenance. You will want to make sure you can rely on your HVAC system to keep your home cool and comfortable. As the weather starts to get hotter, HVAC companies will be swamped with calls for service and maintenance.

Give Royal Heating & Air a Call

Before the weather really starts to warm up, now is a great time to schedule your spring HVAC maintenance. Having your HVAC system running properly will not only help with your energy efficiency, but it will help keep your indoor air clean and free or spring allergens and pollutants. Give the best HVAC company at the Lake of the Ozarks a call today! 

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