Fall is the traditional time to tackle maintenance chores to get your home prepared for the coming winter. When you're putting together a to-do list of chores, be sure to add the following essential fall HVAC maintenance tasks to make the transition from cooling to heating smoother and avoid unnecessary headaches.
Fall maintenance around the home and yard lays the groundwork for a safe and comfortable winter. Your HVAC system is essential for both during the cold months ahead. Giving it the attention it needs beforehand increases its efficiency, safety and dependability.
An ideal time to perform maintenance on your home’s HVAC system is the fall or spring during transitioning seasons, in the period before the heating or cooling seasons are ready to start. This fall, take these fall maintenance steps in order to make sure your HVAC system works efficiently, effectively and safely this fall and winter, and is ready to go next year when spring returns.
Rare is the day in winter when you can open the windows for clean, healthy air. Professional duct cleaning will reduce the indoor air contaminants that your furnace circulates through the air. Late summer or early fall is the ideal time to get rid of the accumulation of debris that lands in ducts over the years.
Many home maintenance tasks keep your home in better shape as cooler temperatures arrive. Although it is very important to have your HVAC system serviced in fall, your home maintenance list should extend beyond that. Here are tasks to add to your list.
When summer winds down, it is time to think about end-of-season air conditioning care. The steps you take in the fall can help protect your A/C through the cooler months. Before you focus on your home’s heating system and taking home winterizing steps, here is what to do after you turn the A/C off.