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Prepare for Fall Like a Pro

Well, September is here and soon we’ll be experiencing some temperature drops. It’s okay, take a moment to enjoy the milder weather and cool breezes as we’re finally clear of the hottest temperatures of the year. But just like with spring, we’re not out of the woods yet.

Fall comes with its own set of challenges, from drops in temperature to new allergens that are released in the atmosphere. You’ll need to not only put away your air conditioning system so it’s ready for next year, but you’ll also need to get your heating unit ready for the chillier temperatures to come.

Don’t worry, we’ve got a whole checklist lined up for customers to prepare their HVAC in Stockton, CA. We’ll walk you through everything you need to do to be ready and prepared for the fall ahead. Don’t forget to call our team if you need help with your HVAC systems.

A Checklist for Diligent Homeowners

This checklist isn’t going to cover everything. There are some things that will differ from person to person, or household to household. For instance, if you’re the owner of a heat pump or a ductless mini split, you’re going to need to make sure the heating setting is switched from cooling on your thermostat, so the system can start performing its heating functionality.

This is going to be a checklist for a broad array of homeowners that have similar heating and cooling systems. But make sure you call our team if you have any questions that are specific to your home and HVAC unit.

  • Enjoy the mild temperatures! Open up the windows, use screens, and enjoy some of the mild temperatures we’re bound to get during this season. Cool, fresh, natural breezes are free!
  • Clean around your AC and heating unit. Take this opportunity to sweep and clean around your HVAC system, both inside and out, so it has access to plenty of fresh air around it.
  • Change the air filter. Don’t forget to start autumn off strong by changing the air filter in your HVAC system. This filter will help catch contaminants and keep things running smoothly.
  • Invest in maintenance. Maintenance is a yearly service that can do wonders for your air conditioner (if you haven’t already gotten AC maintenance this year) or heating system. A professional will be able to do a thorough inspection of your technology.
  • Think about your air quality. Comfort doesn’t only have to do with the temperature of your home. As fall approaches, we can get an influx of allergens from different plants and tree leaves when they fall. Mold can start to permeate our homes with more rain and damp conditions. This is why we recommend customers think about an air purifier that can treat their air and eliminate mold spores as they arrive.
  • Look toward the future. If your heating or cooling system has been doing its job for 10-15 years, then it might be time to retire it permanently. There are new energy-efficient heating and cooling systems that can do wonders for your home and budget.

Schedule maintenance or repairs with DeHart Plumbing, Heating, and Air Inc. today!

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