With the hot, muggy summers and cold, windy winters in Allen, Texas, it’s important that you take good care of your HVAC system. With a little time and effort, you can keep your system running optimally, which will help to keep your utility bills down, as well as having an energy-efficient home. Avoid these three habits to ensure that your HVAC system’s performance is optimal.

Neglecting Your HVAC Filters

One of the most common habits that harm your heating and cooling system is forgetting to change your filter. Changing or cleaning your filter is an inexpensive way to maintain good system performance at all times. A dirty filter clogs and causes the HVAC system to overwork. The result is poor indoor air quality and higher maintenance costs. You should change the filter every one to three months.

Too Many Thermostat Adjustments

Adjusting the thermostat frequently causes the system to use more energy as it works hardest when it kicks on and off. The best thing to do is to keep the thermostat at a consistently comfortable temperature year-round. A programmable smart thermostat is an option as it allows you to predetermine your daily temperature. Continually changing the thermostat can harm your system and lead to costly repairs.

Disregarding Regular Maintenance

Even when your HVAC system seems to be running well, it’s important to schedule regular maintenance every six months. Regular servicing prevents long-term harm to your HVAC system and keeps it running smoothly. One of our service technicians will check both your indoor and outdoor units for any problems. Our technician also inspects and thoroughly cleans all of the elements of your system, making sure that your system performance is as energy-efficient as possible.

Call Taylormade Heat and Air at (469) 424-3404 to assist you with any HVAC requirements, whether you are looking for a new installation or HVAC repairs. We would love to help you become more eco-friendly and help you save money in the long term.

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