Thursday, March 19 marks the first day of Spring.
If that seems far off to you, just remember that today is the last day of January. Time passes quickly, and you’ll be using your AC unit every day in just a few short weeks.
In today’s post, we’re going to provide you with a short checklist you can use to ensure that your home will be cool and comfortable when Spring rolls around. If you’d like to schedule AC repairs or a total AC replacement before Spring, get in touch with Cool City Air Conditioning in El Monte! As the area’s Top Rated Local® HVAC company, you can count on us for anything your home needs!
Preparing Your AC Unit for Spring
Clean Your Filter
You should try to clean your filter at least once every three months. However, most homeowners have enough on their minds and forget to change their air conditioning unit’s filter until an HVAC company does it for them during an AC repair appointment. If you’ve been putting this important task off for a while, the first day of Spring is the perfect opportunity to cross it off of your to-do list. You’ll find that your indoor air quality improves and it’s easier for your unit to do its job.
Check Your Ducts
Speaking of air quality, did you know that cleaning your ducts can significantly improve it as well? It makes sense when you think about it — your ducts carry air throughout your home, and if they’re dirty, then so is the air. If you aren’t comfortable inspecting your ducts, just ask a member of Cool City Air Conditioning about how we can help. We can also look for cracks, gaps, and any other issues that could be contributing to inefficiency.
Think About a New Thermostat
Do you manually adjust your thermostat throughout the year? Most people do. It might seem trivial at first, but upgrading your unit to a smart thermostat could save you a significant amount of money down the road. Many of the models available today allow you to adjust your thermostat even when you’re away from home via smartphone apps, and they also learn your patterns and become more efficient over time. If you’re doing some spring cleaning anyway, consider tossing your old thermostat out and investing in one that makes your life that much easier.
Schedule an AC Inspection in El Monte
At the end of the day, the best way to make sure that your air conditioning unit is ready for spring is to contact a trusted HVAC company in your area. Cool City Air Conditioning has more than 37 years of experience in the industry and has helped hundreds of residents in El Monte and the surrounding areas.
We look forward to working with you!