Is your home ready for the Arizona fall? Here are 5 ways how to prep your A/C for the change in season.
1. Replace or Clean Your Air Filter
Like your car, your HVAC filter is key to keeping your unit’s components running smoothly and efficiently. Usually, filters are located at the return air grill in the main room in the house. I
2. Check Your Thermostat
It’s important to check wow is your thermostat working. Does your thermostat respond as expected and keep your home at the right temperature you set? If you have an older thermostat, you may want to switch to a programmable thermostat as it is more efficient and usually saves money on monthly utility bills.
3. Maintain the Area Around Your Outside Unit
Make sure your outside is clear of plants, rocks, tree branches, and other debris summer Monsoons may have thrown near your A/C unit. It’s important to keep your HVAC unit clear to allow enough airflow. Two to three feet of space in each direction should do the trick.
4. Clean Your Interior Vents and Grilles
Check all the vents and grilles in your home and dust or vacuum them to help with maximum airflow inside your home. Regular cleaning of vents and grills can improve the air quality in your home, particularly homes with young children, older relatives, or individuals who have allergies.
5. Schedule Preventative Maintenance
During professional maintenance visits, you can feel good knowing one of the most important systems in your home is running well. REEis offers 40-point A/C maintenance plans to help keep your unit efficient and performing at the highest level. Regular maintenance extends the life of your unit and helps keep your utility bills from going up due to inefficiencies operation.
Call REEis today to schedule an A/C service appointment at (480) 969-7500.