We don’t want to accept it, but the colder weather is here. While we can’t stop it, we can help you prepare your HVAC system for the frigid months ahead with these 5 tips.
Clear any and all debris from around your system. While you’re out there, repair any damage to allow your system to run smoothly and effectively in all 4 seasons. During the Fall time, leaves and pine straws fall into the yard and can quickly accumulate around your outdoor unit. Though you may not be utilizing your condenser unit as much right now, if you have a heat pump or ductless mini split system, you’ll want to make it a priority to keep the leaves raked up around the unit.
Just like your vehicle, your HVAC system needs an inspection. Schedule a visit to get a professional to take a closer and detailed look at your system. The last thing you want is your system to stop working in the dead of winter.
There are several benefits for getting a fall heating tune-up, including:
At Galactic Air, we offer comprehensive annual maintenance that will help ensure that your system is ready to take on the colder weather! Contact us today to schedule your service.
High utility bill? Your culprit may be air leaks. The easiest way to check for leaking air ducts is to go up into your attic or down into the crawl space to see if the climate is warmer than the house is.
If you have leaks and tears in your ducts, the air will escape into these areas and condition them. If you think you may need to get your ducts repaired – contact us today to come take a look!
Other signs of leaking air ducts:
This is a year-long tip, not just appropriate for the winter months. Air filters, clean ones at least, will help your system run more efficiently and effectively. The best part, with an efficient running system because of a clean filter, it will help you save money on your utility bill.
There are a lot of different places to purchase air filters, we always recommend getting the appropriate filter for your system and home. If you are unsure of what kind of air filter is best for your system, reach out to us! We will be glad to show you which filters to use.
Although not always necessary, a new system is a way to start from scratch–have one of our techs come out and see what kind of system would be best for you before the snow falls! We understand that investing in a new heating system can often times cause a financial burden on you and your family. For this reason, we offer flexible financing options with approved credit. For more information, head over to our financing page and see begin the approval process today!
Are you in need of professional heating repair or maintenance services in Virginia Beach? Contact our team of pros today and let’s get you scheduled for service.
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