Spring Cleaning HVAC Checklist

daughter-on-fathers-shoulder-cleaning-fan-at-homeSpring is in the air and the No. 1 item that should be on your spring cleaning checklist should be your HVAC unit. By checking your HVAC unit during the spring you’ll save money, ensure healthier airflow within your home or business, and avoid breakdowns during the summer and winter months.

Your HVAC spring cleaning checklist should include:

✔ Cleaning your air filters. Having clean air filters is a must when trying to keep your utilities bill low and your circulated air clean. Replacing air filters is an important part of HVAC maintenance and can be easily done on your own.

✔ Inspecting seals along doors and windows. At least once a year, it’s a good idea to check the effectiveness of the seals along your doors and windows. If you find that air or moisture is entering your home or business, make sure to seal the leaks. This will prevent drafts and keep you comfortable, while also helping you save money.

✔ Cleaning fan blades. Using ceiling fans is another way to cut costs on your utility bill. Cleaning ceiling fans and bathroom vents will help keep your air fresh and ensure that your fans continue to run smoothly.

✔ Inspecting your HVAC condenser. Your HVAC condenser is the part of your air conditioning system that is outside. In order for this piece of equipment to work efficiently, there needs to be plenty of space surrounding the system to allow for heated air to escape. Maintain your HVAC condenser by clearing any foliage or debris within 2 feet of the system.

HVAC spring cleaning is an important part of your seasonal A/C maintenance. If you have any further questions or concerns about your HVAC system, don’t hesitate to contact us. For more HVAC cleaning tips, browse our knowledge center and A/C blog for more information.