Best Practices to Minimize Wear and Tear On HVAC Systems

By limiting wear and tear on your HVAC system, you extend its lifespan and avoid the likelihood of needing repairs. There are some best practices to follow to achieve this goal.

Change the Filter

The most important practice to follow is to change your HVAC system’s filter regularly. If you’re not changing the filter, you’re putting excessive strain on your system’s components. Air can’t flow through the system with ease when the filter is clogged with dirt, dust, and debris. Change it every one to three months.

Install a Smart Thermostat

Smart thermostats increase the efficiency of your HVAC system. They reduce wear and tear because your system will run less when it’s not as needed, such as when you’re gone for the day. You can even make adjustments when you’re on vacation by using a mobile app.

Regular Maintenance

You should have an HVAC company tune-up your system every year. This service includes lubricating moving parts, which reduces wear and tear. The technician will inspect your system to make sure everything is in good working order, and little issues are fixed before parts get broken.

Wellmann Heating & Air, Inc of Lincoln, NE, offers an HVAC preventative maintenance service to homeowners. We’ve been in business since 1984 and offer affordable solutions.

Make Sure You Have the Right Size HVAC System

When you have an HVAC system installed in your home, you need to be sure it’s the right size. One that is too small or large will experience excessive wear and tear because it can’t efficiently heat and cool your home. An incorrectly sized system often produces frequent cycling, which leads to parts wearing down and breaking.

Wellmann Heating & Air, Inc replaces, repairs, and maintains furnaces, heat pumps, geothermal heat pumps, air conditioners, and packaged products. We offer a 24/7 emergency repair service when there are unexpected breakdowns. We also offer services and products to improve your home’s indoor air quality. Please call us today to schedule an appointment.

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