Spring is a popular season for cleaning out and freshening up the home. The warming weather in Hope Mills, North Carolina, offers the perfect opportunity to spring clean your air conditioner as well. Include these tasks in your cleaning routine to make sure your AC system is ready for the hot months ahead:
Schedule Your Annual Tuneup
You should schedule an air conditioner tuneup once a year. Spring is the preferred time. That way, you can get your ac system in shape before you turn it on for regular use this summer. Regular maintenance helps you catch developing issues early. It also improves your system’s efficiency and extends its lifespan. Our preventive maintenance plans help you stay on top of these tuneups.
Clean the Air Registers
Include your air registers in your spring cleaning routine to keep excess dust and dirt from circulating through your system. Turn off the AC system and pull your registers out. Vacuum each vent with your vacuum’s brush attachment or wipe it with a microfiber cloth.
Change Your Filter
You should change the filter in your AC system at least every three months. Once a month, take a peek at the filter to make sure it’s still clean. If you have children, pets or a lot of dust in the house, change the filter monthly. Stock up in spring so you’re ready for all your changes.
Landscape Around the Outside Unit
Head outside and make sure the area around your exterior unit is clear. You should keep tall grass, shrubbery and other plants back at least 12 inches on all sides. Clear away leaves, branches and other debris that may have gathered against the unit during the fall and winter months to allow for better airflow.
If you need help getting your AC system ready for the cooling season, give Bass Air Conditioning Company a call today. We’ll get your system in great shape!
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