Your HVAC system plays a major role in home comfort. A house that’s sufficiently warm in the winter and cool in the summer will go a long way toward making you feel comfortable. Here are a few resolutions to make in 2020 that will ensure your comfort.

Furnace Resolutions

Starting in January, you should resolve to check your furnace’s filter every month, cleaning it whenever it’s dirty. This will keep the furnace from blowing dirty, uncomfortable air throughout your house.

A gas furnace should be professionally inspected and serviced at least once a year. Even better, you should resolve to have this service performed in the spring and fall. A well-maintained furnace will operate efficiently and keep your energy costs down.

Another resolution is to keep your home’s temperature at 68 degrees rather than 72 degrees during the colder months. You will be just as comfortable while saving 4% on your energy bills.

Air Conditioning Resolutions

Just like your furnace, a well-maintained air conditioner can help to keep your residence comfortable. It should also be serviced by a professional at least once a year — preferably in the spring and fall. The professional will inspect it and clean the outdoor coil, which increases the efficiency and longevity of your air conditioning unit. They will also clean the condensate pump, which, if overlooked, leads to the failure of your air conditioner.

You should resolve to look at your air conditioner every few months, especially during the growing season. Plants and leaves getting into your unit can reduce its lifespan. It should have a foot of clearance all around it so that it gets sufficient airflow as well.

Who to Call for Your Home Comfort Needs

MD Air Conditioning & Heating helps homeowners and businesses throughout the greater San Antonio region. We install furnaces, heat pumps, and air conditioning systems. We also handle repairs and tune-ups. If you want a more comfortable house, then contact us today.

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