The new year is finally here – time to wipe the slate clean and maybe even make a few improvements in 2021. While eating healthier or getting a solid eight hours of sleep each night are positive resolutions to tackle, they both require self-discipline and dedication to stay with them for more than a couple of weeks. On the other hand, vowing to take better care of your HVAC system is easy to accomplish while also delivering some significant benefits.
Are you ready to be a better HVAC system owner in the coming year? At Cool Blew, we can help. The following resolutions can extend the life of your heating and cooling equipment, while enabling you to improve your home’s comfort and save you money.
Change Your Filters Regularly
Your indoor air has contaminants that can trigger allergies, asthma and other health issues. When was the last time you changed your filter? If you can’t remember, it has been too long. Consider filter replacement a quick monthly task. Once you’ve done it a couple of times, you’ll be able to swap out a filter in less than 60 seconds. Not only will this improve your home’s air quality, it will help keep your system running more efficiently, too.
Invest in Preventive Service
Seasonal maintenance checks on your heating and cooling equipment can help keep moving parts functioning optimally. They’re also helpful for spotting problems early on before they turn into costly breakdowns. Call us any time to schedule preventive service.
Get Ductwork Inspected
HVAC duct leaks can cause temperature fluctuations in your home, along with costing you a lot of money. With a thorough inspection, duct leaks can be identified and repaired. You might be surprised by how much you can save with this one simple HVAC decision.
Invest in a Programmable Thermostat
Gain better control of the temperature in your home in 2021. With a programmable thermostat, you can easily set the right temp for when you’re home and when you’re not, as well as different times of the day and night. Trust us when we say that it will help you save on your monthly utility bill while making your home much more comfortable.
Get More HVAC Knowledgeable
By learning about your HVAC system, you can become more proactive about identifying and addressing minor concerns before they become serious issues. Even if you don’t want to tinker around with the system yourself, having a basic understanding of how heating and cooling systems operate can be downright helpful. You may even find yourself offering a few tips to others, too.
Wishing you and your family the best HVAC year ever!