It’s time to tune-up your furnace as summer-time humidity and temperatures begin to drop and the cool weather approaches. You don’t want to turn your furnace on when the first cold front blows in only to find that it’s not heating properly.
Every Houston HVAC system needs periodic maintenance to ensure that all components are working. Regular maintenance reduces the possibility of sudden breakdowns and costly repairs. Keeping the system working properly also reduces energy usage and lowers utility bills. Some routine maintenance is easy for the homeowner to do. Some tasks, however, are best left to the professionals.
Cleaning filters can be done by the homeowner and is one of the most important regular maintenance tasks. Clogged filters make a unit work harder and compromise indoor air quality. Regular cleaning removes allergens, bacteria, mold and dust. Replace filters as recommended by the manufacturer.
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