Our team at Murillo Mechanical wants to help you keep your home or business comfortable throughout the year, and to do that, we offer a comprehensive range of HVAC services, including maintenance services for both your heating system and air conditioning. In this article, we will provide an overview of air conditioning maintenance and go over what steps you should take to keep your system in good working order.
- Clean or Replace the Air Filters- The first thing you should do as part of your air conditioning maintenance routine is clean or replace the air filters. When these filters become dirty and clogged, they impede airflow and make your system much less efficient. Depending on what type of filter you have, you may be able to clean the filter and reuse it, or you may need to replace it altogether. Either way, we recommend attending to your air filters every 1-2 months during the hot part of the year.
- Clear the Area Around Your Outdoor Unit- Another way to minimize wear and tear on your air conditioning unit is to minimize dirt and debris around the outdoor unit, as these contaminants can get into the coils and make them less effective. We recommend clearing away debris and trimming back greenery so that there is a gap of at least two feet around the unit.
- Get Professional Inspections- Lastly, we recommend you have your system inspected by experienced air conditioning maintenance technicians at least once every year. Our team will check your system for problems and make any necessary adjustments to ensure that it continues to give optimal performance.