Summer is here, and we’re all looking forward to enjoying some heat. However, before you go ahead and take a load off, you might want to put a bit of time into preparing your HVAC system.

That summer heat can take a toll on your HVAC system which is why it’s so important to ensure it’s properly maintained and ready for the summer season. Here are our best tips!

Complete a Duct Inspection

Your ducts could have obtained leaks over the winter season. Now is the time to check and see if your HVAC system’s ducts have any leaks and to get them repaired.

Duct repairs will allow your home to stay cool more effectively. Not to mention will help to keep the indoor air much cleaner.

Replace the Air Filter

Another good thing to look at is your HVAC system’s air filter. It may need to be replaced, and if it does, this is definitely the time to do it!

A fresh air filter will help keep up the air quality and keep your system running efficiently.

Changing your air filter also happens to be something that’s easy to do yourself. Simply purchase the new filter and replace it with the old one.

Install a Programmable Thermostat

Before the summer heat hits, consider installing a programmable thermostat. Having one means you get to have better control of the temperature inside your home.

A programmable thermostat is also helpful for keeping your energy consumption and energy bills down. You can set the system so your HVAC will run less when you’re not home. Essentially, saving you tons!

Upgrade Your HVAC System

If you’ve been thinking about upgrading your HVAC system, the best time to do it is before the summer heat hits. You’ll end up saving a significant amount by ensuring your system is running efficiently, as you’ll be using less cooling energy. 

The long-term benefits definitely make upgrading a great choice! 

Need More Tips or Help with Your HVAC System?

Upgrading or performing maintenance on your HVAC system could mean significant savings and fewer problems down the line.

If you’re looking for more tips or an expert opinion, be sure to call Pioneers Heating and Air at (626) 217-0559 for any HVAC services in Beverly Hills, Santa Clarita, and Pasadena.

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