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    5 Common Fall HVAC Issues and What to Do about Them

    Wednesday, November 29, 2017


    Here’s how to handle the most common fall HVAC issues.

    As fall comes around, it is important to consider maintenance agreements for your HVAC system. That's because this season is one of the worst for these systems. It can cause a variety of problems that regular maintenance can catch and fix rather quickly. Here are five common fall HVAC issues to consider:

    1. Refrigerant Leaks Are Dangerous

    As the hot summer weather cools down in fall, your HVAC system is going to suffer from a lot of pressure. As a result, the refrigerant pipes may end up leaking and suffering from serious problems. These leaks are dangerous and require regular maintenance to fix. Make sure your maintenance agreement includes a check into this concern.

    2. Clogged Up Systems

    As the leaves die and fall from trees, they can end up stuck in your HVAC system. For example, they can get sucked into vents and cause clogs. This problem should be noticeable if your system is running poorly or struggling to operate. Regularly maintenance visits should help with this concern by cleaning the leaves out every time.

    3. Filters Can Get Dirty

    After summer has passed and fall is beginning, a lot of air pollution could affect your system. For example, pollen and other natural items often get sucked into an HVAC system and clog up the air filter. Make sure to check your filter before the season begins and get it replaced by maintenance professional. A maintenance agreement allows you to do this without a sweat.

    4. Thermostat Problems

    Another common issue that affects HVAC systems is a malfunctioning thermostat. This problem typically occurs around this season because the batteries end up dying or the system suffers from the problematic cold. If your thermostat is at a temperature your home isn't reaching, you have a concern to address. Create a maintenance agreement to ensure this issue gets fixed.

    5. Sensor Failure

    Sensors tend to fail in your HVAC system for a variety of reasons. Temperature changes put a lot of strain on them. Fall is often the most unpredictable of all seasons, meaning your sensors may face a daunting test. Talk to a maintenance specialist about this concern if you notice your system struggling to fluctuate through temperatures.

    As you can see, maintenance agreements can help catch these HVAC problems efficiently. These common fall issues require just a minimum amount of maintenance to avoid. However, if you fail to perform maintenance regularly, you run the risk of making these problems worse. Get in touch with our team of experts at Certified Electric, Inc., to get started on the right maintenance agreement today.