HVAC Tips to Prevent Frequent and Costly Repairs

So, your HVAC unit is installed. You’re done now, right? Wrong. If you don’t take good care of your unit, there’s a good chance that it won’t last you as long as it has the potential to. Not to worry, though, as we have many HVAC tips to help prevent frequent and costly repairs to your unit.

Keep a Close Eye on Your Unit

From things like leaks and inconsistent temperature to rattling, buzzing, and other strange noises, these are all indicators something is wrong with your HVAC system. Making sure you’re on top of strange noises and inconsistency in your unit is a great way to prevent frequent and costly repairs. 

It’s always best to get to the root of the small problem before it results in an even larger problem!

Schedule Maintenance 

Whether it’s once a year or every 6 months, scheduling maintenance will help prevent any major issues to your unit. While your unit will never be completely perfect and require no maintenance, this is a great way to prevent any major issues.

Additionally, it’s always nice to see your local HVAC company! They can give you helpful tips on your unit, help you upgrade to a new one, or answer any questions you may have in the meantime.

Do Your Part

Little things can also be done on your end to prevent costly repairs. If you haven’t heard us say it yet, be sure to change your air filters every so often, especially after frequent use. This can help improve air quality and efficiency. Cleaning vents are also a great habit to get into that can save you in the long run.

Consider an Upgrade

If you find your unit is not running as great as it used to or is costing you more than it has in the past, you may want to consider an upgrade in your HVAC system. Newer units can be less likely to break and can be more energy efficient, thus costing you money for years to come. 

Don’t forget to follow these tips when switching to a new unit, though. New units still need TLC so they last a long time!

When it comes to getting your HVAC system running to maximum efficiency, Triangle AC has you covered. Contact us below to book an appointment!

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