Regular HVAC maintenance is the key to extending the life of your Jupiter, FL heating and cooling equipment and to achieving the highest degree of efficiency for these systems. While most maintenance tasks require the help of a professional to accomplish safely, some minor checks and replacement chores can be performed by most people without extensive do-it-yourself expertise. Making sure that your HVAC system is maintained properly is the best way to protect this major investment in your home and the comfort of your family.
The Basics of HVAC Maintenance
According to the U.S. Department of Energy, replacing your air filters is the single most important maintenance task for ensuring that your air conditioning installation performs correctly and provides energy-efficient cooling for your Florida home. Consulting with your local heating and cooling company to find the right air filters for your system will extend the life of your HVAC equipment and will help you enjoy the lowest possible utility bills during every season of the year.
Scheduling Regular HVAC Maintenance Visits
The experts at ENERGY STAR have compiled a helpful list of the most important maintenance tasks to be performed by your local HVAC company. These tasks include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Checking the performance of your thermostat
- Inspecting electrical connections and motors
- Checking the condensate drain and removing any blockages
- Lubricating moving parts in motors and fans
- Cleaning coils for evaporators and condensers
- Adjusting blower components for maximum comfort indoors
- Checking and replacing air filters as necessary
- Making sure that all controls are performing as expected
Replacing your air filters is the only one of these tasks that can usually be performed by the average homeowner. You should replace your filters every one to three months to achieve the highest possible efficiency for your HVAC system and the longest life for your heating and cooling equipment.
Miklos Air, Inc. serves Jupiter, Florida and the surrounding communities with the most advanced heating and cooling repair, maintenance and replacement services in the industry. If you need more information about HVAC maintenance and why it is necessary, call our team today at 561-264-5138. We look forward to the opportunity to serve your HVAC needs now and in the future.