Whenever we purchase something new we have an expectation about how long we think that the item will last. Some items are expected to last for just one use while others we anticipate having for years to come. When you purchase a new pair of tennis shoes you do not think they will last for 10 years. But when you purchase a heating system for your home the hope is that it will indeed last for years to come. Here at Air Supply Heating & Air Conditioning our goal is to help your heating and air conditioning system function as long as possible. As we help fix your units we frequently encounter the same problems over and over again. Today we are going to discuss some of the issues that arise regularly with heating systems and how you can prevent them.
Change Air Conditioner & Furnace Filter
Every heating and air conditioning system uses a filter. As your system is used daily the air filter’s job is to collect dirty and debris. Over time the filter gets dirty and needs to be replaced. If you do not replace your air filter the air flow in your system becomes restricted. This makes it so that your unit has to work harder than necessary to circulate the air into your home and help it reach the desired temperature. When your unit has to work harder you are shortening the life of your unit and causing parts of your unit to break. Changing your air filters on a regular basis can help prevent repairs and extend the life of your unit.
Schedule Annual Heating Tune Up Maintenance
Another common problem we see is a lack of circulation and airflow. Many times these issues are caused by fan motors, belts, bearings, and ducts not functioning as they should. When these parts do not work like they should your heating system can overheat. The best way to prevent this is to have your heating and air conditioning system maintained twice a year as recommended by Air Supply Heating & Air Conditioning.
What Size Central AC Unit Do I Need for My House?
Many times when we go out to service calls one of the complaints is that the heat pump is constantly running. Your heat pump could be working overtime because the unit is too small for the size of your home. The square footage of your home should be taken into account when you purchase your heating system. Purchasing a unit that is not large enough for your home requires your unit to work double or triple time to keep your home warm. If you are not sure if your unit is the right size for your home we can give you our opinion when we are at your home.
Seal Leaking Air Ducts
The last issue that we are going to address today for why your heating system is not working properly is that your ductwork is leaking. Leaky ductworks require your system to work overtime to get your home nice and warm. You will end up spending a fortune to keep your home warm. Having your ductwork properly sealed is the only solution to this problem.
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Hopefully this gives you an idea of what may be going wrong with your heating and air conditioning unit. As soon as you notice a problem give Air Supply Heating & Air Conditioning a call and we can come out and get it fixed for you.