Proper maintenance and care of your air conditioning and heating systems are crucial for ensuring optimal performance, energy efficiency, and prolonged lifespan. At Frontier Air Conditioning, we understand the importance of empowering our customers with DIY tips to complement our professional services. In this article, we’ll share essential DIY tips to help you keep your HVAC systems running smoothly.

Change Air Filters Regularly

  1. Check your air filters every 1-3 months and replace them when necessary.
  2. Clogged filters restrict airflow, reducing efficiency and potentially causing system damage.
  3. Consult your owner’s manual or our experts for the recommended filter type and replacement intervals.

Clear Outdoor Unit

  1. Remove any debris, such as leaves, twigs, or dirt, from around the outdoor unit.
  2. Trim back shrubs or vegetation within 2-3 feet of the unit to ensure proper airflow.
  3. Regularly hose down the unit to remove any buildup of dirt or debris.

Inspect and Clean Indoor Vents

  1. Use a vacuum attachment to remove dust and debris from supply and return vents.
  2. Ensure that furniture or curtains are not blocking the vents, as this can restrict airflow.
  3. Consider having your ductwork professionally cleaned periodically for optimal indoor air quality.

Programmable Thermostat

  1. Install a programmable thermostat to regulate temperatures and optimize energy usage.
  2. Set the thermostat to a higher temperature when you’re away from home or sleeping.
  3. Regularly check and replace the thermostat batteries as needed.

Annual Professional Maintenance

While DIY maintenance is essential, it’s crucial to schedule annual professional maintenance with Frontier Air Conditioning. Our skilled technicians will thoroughly inspect, clean, and tune-up your HVAC systems, ensuring optimal performance, energy efficiency, and identifying any potential issues before they escalate.

Remember, at Frontier Air Conditioning, we are dedicated to creating comfortable, energy-efficient, and healthy environments for our community. Our commitment to excellence, expertise, and personalized service sets us apart. Contact us today to schedule your next HVAC service or for expert guidance on DIY maintenance.