We treasure autumn days, fall is full of magnificent colors, the days get shorter and colder, and everything turns brown and drab, but nevertheless fall has its own magic and a lot of people really love this season. As winter holidays quickly approaching it’s the best time to prepare your HVAC for winter with preventive maintenance.
You can ask: How often should I do preventative maintenance? – Well, regular preventive maintenance usually performed twice a year, simple seasonal check-up and tune-up can help your system keep up with seasonal temperature swings and serve you a lot longer without any major breakdowns.
Fall Heating maintenance can increase your HVAC performance, avoid costly emergency repairs and will safeguard from the situations that can suddenly left you without heat in the middle of a winter. For the best results and to ensure that your system is running as it should be - any major furnace maintenance of course should be handled by a licensed HVAC technician.
In a typical home heating and cooling systems accounts for around 52% of the total energy use, that’s why good HVAC performance is so important. By putting a little bit of effort into making sure your HVAC system is working properly, you will significantly reduce your HVAC system’s energy consumption.
Fall Heating Maintenance Tips:
!!! If your heating system more than 10 years old and are only 40-60% efficient then
Consider Replacing the entire HVAC System! Modern, high efficiency furnaces available in the market today boast efficiency ratings as high as 92-97%.
- Replace air filters or simply clean dirty filter if possible.
- Clean and unblock all vents and registers.
- Clean Your Outdoor Unit.
- Turn your unit on, and check for unusual sounds (banging or rattling).
- Look for signs of moisture on windows.
- Reprogram the Thermostat to ensure rooms are reaching their full comfort potential.
Use these basic tips to discover any unusual noises, excess moisture or other signs your unit is not functioning properly. To ensure the proper inspection/diagnostic, as well as that all parts are properly cleaned, drained and lubricated, and all assembly and burner controls are working correctly we recommend to have an NRS HVAC professional clean and service your system. Contact a certified Las Vegas HVAC expert at Nevada Residential Services now to schedule professional Heater maintenance this fall.