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Your Spring HVAC Checklist

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It’s time to dust off the grime the winter weather leftbehind and get ready for spring. We all know that during the spring it’s a goodidea to get some heavy-duty cleaning done to help prepare for the months ahead.But how does this affect your home’s HVAC system and indoor air quality? Hereare a few things you should do around your home to prepare your HVAC equipmentfor the new season.

Dust and mop

This is a chore you should do more than once a season, butit’s especially important during the spring. Dust, dirt, and allergensaccumulate on your floors and all throughout your home after a long winter.Fortunately, this spring-cleaning to-do is one of the things you can control.

Clean windows

Cleaning your windows and letting in some sunshine during theseearly spring days can actually make it feel warmer. Besides, nobody likeslooking at and through dirty windows. Windows and window seals can also collectdust and other contaminants and often times there is an air vent nearby whichcan stir these allergens around making the area unpleasant to walk through.

Change your furnacefilter

A dirty filter is an ineffective filter. It’s always a goodidea to change your filter, a minimum of once per season (every three months!)Just make sure you turn your equipment off before you change it or give yourlocal professionals a call, and they can take care of it for you.

Clean ducts

There can be many things lurking in your ductwork. Call aduct-cleaning professional to get those ducts squeaky clean so you’re notbreathing in unwanted particles that have been trapped in your ductwork. If youare worried about keeping your household allergens down, consider having an aircleaner or purifier installed so your home is guaranteed to becirculating clean air. These devices can even help keep asthma, hay fever andother airborne illnesses in check!

If you’re looking for local HVAC experts in the Raleigh area who can help you start your spring off right, then look no further than Weather Master. We’ve been in the business for over 40 years and would love to lend you a helping hand. To learn more about the HVAC services we offer,  give us a call us at (919) 853-7910 or schedule an appointment online!