Spring is right around the corner in West Palm Beach, Florida, which means it’s time to make sure your HVAC system can handle the heat. From outdoor landscaping to indoor maintenance, find out how to get your HVAC system ready for spring.

Trim Back the Landscaping

Start your seasonal transition outside with an inspection of your air conditioner’s exterior unit. Remove any leaves or branches that have accumulated on the unit, and trim back any shrubs, trees, or tall grass. Throughout the growing season, make sure that nothing grows within about three feet of the unit. Most systems need this level of clearance so they can exhaust hot air or draw in fresh air as necessary.

Change the Air Filter

Inside, change your air conditioner’s air filter and mark the date on the calendar. Now that you’ll be running your cooling system regularly, you’ll want to change the air filter every month. Doing this helps the system run as efficiently as possible while trapping all the pet dander, dust mites, and pollen that circulates through your home’s air supply.

Call for Preventive Maintenance

At Preferred Air Conditioning, we recommend getting preventive maintenance at least once a year for each major component of your HVAC system. Spring is the ideal time for our team to check your air conditioner to ensure that it runs smoothly and efficiently and that it isn’t on the brink of a major breakdown. Schedule your session now to get your system tuned up before West Palm Beach really heats up.

Upgrade Your Thermostat

A new season is the perfect time to invest in that smart thermostat you’ve been eyeing. With a Côr Wi-Fi Thermostat, you can control the cooling system from virtually anywhere and monitor your energy usage, so you’ll stay cool and comfortable all spring.

Whether you’re in the market for a new thermostat or your air conditioner needs preventive maintenance, we’re at your service. Call Preferred Air Conditioning & Mechanical, Inc. Inc. for all of your HVAC needs today at (561) 202-1422.

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