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5 Basic HVAC Tips Homeowners Should Know

October 22, 2021 | Blog

At Ball Heating and Air Conditioning, we understand that HVAC systems can seem extremely complex. We also understand that your HVAC system can seem impossible to manage, handle and conquer if you aren’t a professional.

If you’ve been feeling overwhelmed by the thought of dealing with your air conditioning system and any problems that may arise with it, use the HVAC tips below to better maintain your system and troubleshoot any issues you notice.

Change Your Air Filter Regularly

One of the most helpful AC tips that homeowners receive is the advice to change your system’s air filter more regularly. Your air filter can get clogged and dirty very quickly, leading to a decline in your system’s performance and ability to function efficiently. Changing your air filter with regularity (at least once a month) can improve your air conditioning system’s performance and prevent homeowners from having to schedule, and pay for, frequent AC maintenance and repairs.

Changing your air filter can also help improve your home’s indoor air quality. If your air quality is poor, you could be breathing in dangerous contaminants! Contact us today for top-notch indoor air quality testing and solutions.

Remove Any Debris That Collects Around Your Unit

Debris like branches, leaves and vegetation can build up in the area surrounding your HVAC unit. Debris removal is another one of the most valuable HVAC tips that homeowners can practice as it ensures that your system is achieving proper and regular airflow.

Install a Programmable Thermostat

Investing in a programmable thermostat can be very beneficial in helping to relieve the stress placed on your HVAC system as it tries to adapt to fluctuating temperatures across different seasons. Having, and properly utilizing, a programmable thermostat can also help resolve any issues you may encounter with inconsistent heating and cooling of your home.

Schedule Regular System Maintenance

Arguably, the most important AC system tip is to schedule regular AC maintenance. You should definitely be scheduling a Fall AC tune-up, and it’s probably also a good idea to schedule other routine maintenance days throughout the year.

HVAC maintenance done by a professional is crucial to extending the longevity of your system and regular HVAC tune-ups can help you save your money in the long run!

Replace Aged Systems Immediately

HVAC systems typically only have lifespans of 15-20 years. This is an important HVAC fact to know as it allows you to determine when exactly your HVAC system should be replaced. Considering the age of your own system as well as the typical lifespan of a system can also aid you in deciding whether to schedule HVAC maintenance or an HVAC replacement.

If you’re unsure of whether you need a new system or just need some extensive AC maintenance and repairs, contact us at Ball Heating and Air Conditioning. We’re a company you can count on and we can help!

Want More Helpful HVAC Facts and Tips? Contact Us!

If you’re looking for more information about air conditioning tips, AC maintenance or the best practices you can put in place as a homeowner, give us a call at Ball Heating and Air Conditioning. We guarantee customer satisfaction and offer heating, cooling and a range of other HVAC-related services. Check out our website for the full range of services we offer and to get in touch with one of our professional team members today.

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