Spring is here in Georgetown, TX, with triple-digit temps soon to follow. The last thing you want is to have your AC fail. There are several actions you can take to prepare your HVAC system for the coming heat and prevent an ill-timed breakdown.

System Maintenance

This is a step you should have already taken, but it is never too late to do the right thing. Retaining a maintenance agreement with your HVAC company will not only extend the life of your system, but most manufacturer warranties require maintenance service to retain your coverage. Arranging to have your system professionally maintained throughout the year will save you time, inconvenience and money down the road.

Change Your Filters

Furnace filters get filled with debris throughout the winter months as the dry air helps particulates to circulate within your indoor spaces. Changing them before the heat hits will help your system run more efficiently. Purchasing high-quality filters will increase the efficiency further and do a better job of cleaning the air you and your family breathes.

Yard Maintenance

Spring is when you begin to get your yard back into shape for the warmer months and plant new features. Make sure you don’t set any of your new plants close enough to your outdoor AC unit to impede its function. You should also trim back or remove any plants that have encroached on the unit to prevent impeded airflow.

Clean Your AC Unit

Clear away any debris that has gathered on your outdoor AC unit. Pay close attention to the venting louvers and the screening on top making sure they are totally free of leaves and dust. The better your outdoor unit can breathe, the better your system will run and the lower your energy costs.

Call us at AC Pros Air Conditioning & Plumbing to schedule an annual checkup or to service your AC system. Our expert technicians will make sure that your system is running at peak efficiency and ready to tame the hot days of summer.

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