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HVAC Advice for Homeowners: No Turkeys Please

Take these steps to avoid a breakdown

Whether your seasonal plans include a small party with friends or a sit-down dinner for four generations of the family, you want your guests to be comfortable. While a functional HVAC system might not be the top of mind, it would definitely be missed if absent! We’re glad to share this HVAC advice, so you can concentrate on the fun stuff, like little marshmallows for the sweet potatoes.

HVAC Advice Tip #1: Ditch Your Dust

When company comes to visit, most people will take some time to dust. Not only is dust visually unpleasant, it carries air quality damaging dust mites. Secondly, did you know dust buildup can cause your HVAC system to work harder than it should?
You’ll feel the bite of inefficient HVAC operation every time you pay your utility bills. Over time, overworked components wear out and fail. This results in system breakdowns and costly repairs. When you take a few minutes to dust on a regular basis, you and your HVAC system will both breathe easier.

HVAC Advice Tip #2: Clean Your Vents

How often do you clean the registers for your HVAC system? Probably not often, if ever. Vents do their job without much fanfare. Nevertheless, your vents are the last stop for air before it enters the living areas of your home.
Check the front and back of each vent for buildup. This is a quick and easy way to remove accumulated particles before they obstruct airflow and compromise air quality.

HVAC Advice Tip #3: Change Your Filter

When an air filter does its job well, it eventually clogs with the contaminants in your home’s air. This leads to two problems. A clogged filter obstructs efficient air flow through your home, and it’s unable to remove pollutants effectively.
Replace your filter at least every 90 days, for optimum comfort and health. In homes with special air quality needs, such as smokers or pets, it may be necessary to change your filter as often as every month.

HVAC Advice Tip #4: Tune Up Your System

A professional tune-up by a trained HVAC technician is the best way to keep your system at its best. The technician checks and inspects to ensure your system runs efficiently.
This keeps you comfortable and saves you money. A tune-up also identifies and addresses small problems before they become big costly ones.

Seek HVAC Advice from the Experts – Energy Savers in Alabama and Georgia

For more than 40 years, Energy Savers has helped home and business owners achieve ultimate comfort, air quality, and efficient system operation. We also service and repair all brands of HVAC equipment and provide air quality solutions.
If you would like information about system maintenance, options for service plans, or to schedule an HVAC tune-up, please call us. We are happy to share HVAC advice, so you can enjoy the fall and winter seasons with your friends and family. Give yourself the gift of improved safety, air quality and comfort.
Every day we provide quality products and great customer service in and around Opelika, Alabama and Columbus, Georgia. For better comfort and healthy air, call us for HVAC advice, service, repair and replacement today.