Heating and air condition is an essential part of your home. Unfortunately, that means you sometimes have to pay for costly repairs to make sure the system is keeping your home cool or warm. The following tips can help lower your chances of needing these repairs in the first place.
Replace Air Filters
During the cooling season, you should be swapping out disposable air filters at least once a month. If you have permanent air filters you should also clean them regularly. When air filters get clogged, your system has to work harder which puts a strain on it.
There are a few things you can do to avoid costly repairs, but a trained professional knows exactly what to look for. Regular inspections and tune-ups can make sure your system is running at an optimal level. A technician can spot possible issues before they become more expensive. A professional can check your air conditioner’s pressure to make sure everything is working properly.
Check Your Windows and Doors
If air is entering or escaping through your home’s windows and doors, the heating or A/C unit will have to work harder and longer to produce your desired temperature. This is often due to poor insulation and sometimes having your windows or doors replaced with newer, more energy efficient versions can save you money on electricity costs.
HVAC Service in Oregon
At Wolfers Heating we specialize in the installation, maintenance, and repair of heating and cooling systems and much more. We offer maintenance programs to make sure your unit is in good working condition. In the event that your heating or cooling system does break down, we can get you back up in running in a timely manner. We have locations in Portland, Salem, Woodburn, and Vancouver, so give us a call today at 503-220-1901.