4 New Year’s Resolutions For a Healthy HVAC System

Your HVAC system, including the air ducts that carry conditioned air throughout your home, needs TLC throughout the year to ensure proper operation and optimal indoor air quality. From regular air duct cleaning in Detroit to changing your air filters every few months, here are some New Year’s resolutions homeowners can make to ensure a healthier HVAC system in 2024.  

1.    Clean Your Air Ducts

Air ducts are a vital component of your HVAC system. When they get dirty, contaminants can continuously circulate throughout your home, carrying pathogens, dirt, dust and germs from one room to the next. Getting your air ducts cleaned yearly will go a long way toward boosting your indoor air quality and prolonging the life of your HVAC system.

Studies show that indoor concentrations of air pollutants are increasing due to the use of chemicals in home products, hotter temperatures, inadequate ventilation, and higher humidity. Do your part to keep your family safe by regularly having your air duct system cleaned. 

2.    Change Your Air Filters

It’s a simple task, yet many homeowners neglect to do it – or at least they don’t do it as often as they should. Clogged air filters are not as efficient and cause your HVAC system to work harder than it should have to. This leads to poor indoor air quality plus it puts a strain on the system. Prevent contaminants like dust, dirt, and other toxins from circulating through your home by changing your air filters every few months. Set a reminder in your phone so you don’t forget this necessary home maintenance task.

3.    Upgrade Your HVAC System

Most HVAC systems last up to 15 years before replacement is necessary. If your system is coming to the end of its useful life, the new year is a great time to replace it. You’ll not only feel more comfortable in your home, you’ll save on energy costs due to the higher efficiency of new models.

4.    Invest in a Smart Thermostat

If you don’t have one yet, invest in a smart programmable thermostat. Because you can set the times at which you want to heat and cool your home, you will save money on energy costs. Why have the heat going all day while you’re at work when you can turn it on with your phone before leaving for home? Going on vacation? Program your system on low while you’re away. The convenience factor alone is more than enough reason to invest in such a system.

Contact 1st Class Carpet Cleaning and Restoration Services 

Here at 1st Class Carpet Cleaning and Restoration Services, we offer comprehensive air duct cleaning in Metro Detroit. Schedule your service today at (248) 491-3088. Right now, our air duct cleaning service starts at just $299 and includes unlimited vents, with add-ons such as disinfecting and deodorizing and dryer vent cleaning.  Happy New Year from our family to yours!   

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