Have Your HVAC Winter Weather Ready
As we all know, living in Wilmington, NC means our weather is like a roller-coaster. One day, it will be 40 degrees and the next it will be 80 degrees. With our unpredictable weather, you need to be sure that your HVAC system is ready for all kinds of temperatures. The last thing you want is to turn on your system when you need it most only to find that it isn’t working right. That means that now is the ideal time to make sure your AC system is ready for warmer temperatures. Here are four easy ways from All in One HVAC Wilmington NC to help ensure that your system is ready for warmer weather.
#1 – Test Your AC System Before You Need It
A lot of people make the mistake of thinking that just because their heater worked all winter long that their AC will work just as fine. But, these are two different components and just because one works doesn’t automatically mean the other one will too. Therefore, it is important to test your AC unit before you need it. Turn it on and dial the temperature down until the unit kicks on. Check the vents to make sure cold air is coming out and listen for any strange noises that may indicate a problem.
#2 – Change the Air Filter
Changing the air filter on your HVAC system is easy and it’s one of the most important things you can do to help improve the efficiency of your system. Simply purchase an appropriately-sized replacement filter; turn off the thermostat; open the air filter door; remove the existing filter, and install the new one. Close the air filter door and turn the thermostat back on and you’re done. Your air filter should be changed (or cleaned if it’s a re-usable type) every three months or more frequently if you have pets.
#3 – Clean Up the Area Around the Condenser
The condenser is the large component of your AC system that’s located outside the home. It is important to make sure there is no debris in or around the condenser unit. Over the winter, grass, sand, twigs, and other matter can find their way into and around the unit and when they aren’t removed, they can affect how the AC works. Make sure the system is turned off and clean the area around the condenser, making sure that all debris is swept out of the way of the fan blades and coils.
#4 – Have Your AC System Inspected by a Pro at All In One Services
It’s always a wise investment to have a professional HVAC technician inspect your AC unit before summer to ensure that it is operating at its peak level. Doing so will make your home safer and more comfortable and you’ll be able to have any minor problems tended to before they have a chance to escalate.
Call All in One Services HVAC Wilmington NC Today
All in One Services has been one of the leading providers of HVAC Wilmington NC since 1989. With warmer weather approaching we’re gearing up for our busiest season, so now is the perfect time to call and schedule an inspection of your AC system. We are licensed and insured and we can help ensure that your home’s AC system is ready for when the hot weather arrives. Just call us today at 910-343-1399 and we’ll provide you with the best HVAC service in Wilmington NC.