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Your HVAC system can be one of the most essential appliances in your Clearwater, Florida, home — especially when the warm summer temperatures roll around. It is important not only to ensure your HVAC system is running efficiently but also to take care of it properly so it can last as long as possible. Help extend the life of your HVAC by following the tips listed below.

Maintain Regular Filter Changes

Regularly checking and changing your filter is one of the simplest ways to maintain your HVAC system and prevent major damages that could shorten the life of your unit. When your filter is clean, it will allow for proper air flow. This way, your system will not have to work as hard to push the air through, and you will prevent debris from getting into other parts of the system.

Keep the Area Around the Unit Free of Debris

The area around the main components of your HVAC unit should be kept clear and well maintained, so overgrowth, dirt, and debris do not get caught in the major areas of the system. For outside units, you will need to keep the area trimmed back and away from branches that can drop leaves, seeds, or other items. If your system is in an enclosed area, such as a closet, make sure there is space around the unit and that nothing can fall onto it.

Schedule Regular Maintenance Service

One of the most effective ways to extend the life of your HVAC system is by having regular maintenance performed on it. During routine maintenance, your HVAC specialists will clean and check all the working parts of your system to make sure they are working as efficiently as possible. They will also be able to conduct necessary repairs before they cause significant damage to your system or harm it to the point it needs to be replaced.

If you would like to learn more about extending the life of your HVAC system or want to schedule maintenance, contact Advanced Cooling Systems at (727) 213-5888 today.

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