Spring cleaning projects are popular among homeowners around this time of year, and require a significant amount of time and effort. No area in your home should be left uncleaned, which means that every nook and cranny has to be checked and removed of dirt and clutter. This includes commonly ignored areas such as your HVAC system. In this post, HVAC repair experts from R.A. Biel Plumbing & Heating, Inc. share some maintenance tips you can incorporate into your spring cleaning projects this year.
How to Clean and Maintain Your HVAC System
Air Conditioning Unit- Dirt, dust and other debris can accumulate on the exterior condenser of your air conditioning unit, preventing air from flowing freely and causing your family discomfort during extremely hot weather conditions. Dirt buildup can also damage your unit and increase its wear and tear by causing it to work harder to deliver enough cooled air to the inside of your home. For a thorough cleaning, turn off the unit and suck out all the dust using a vacuum with a soft brush attachment. You can also call in a professional to assist you.
Air Ducts – Give your air ducts a thorough cleaning to remove dirt and dust buildup from within your HVAC unit. This will allow air to flow more freely and easily through the HVAC system. For proper air duct cleaning, use a vacuum hose to remove all dirt and dust deposits. You can also use a butter knife with a rag wrapped around it to thoroughly clean hard-to-reach areas.
Floor Registers- Pet hair, dirt and other small items can all enter your floor registers. To prevent dirt and debris from accumulating here, make sure that you regularly clean out the registers with a vacuum. You can also remove the vent and clean it by hand with soap and warm water to ensure that no dirt is behind.
You can also make an appointment and simply hire professional HVAC maintenance providers. They can effectively provide HVAC cleaning services, as well as repairs if needed. Turn to R.A. Biel Plumbing & Heating, Inc. for your HVAC needs. Give us a call at (505) 672-788 or (970)-884-3358. You can also fill out our contact form for a free estimate.