Tips to Prepare Your HVAC Unit for a Snowstorm
December 27, 2020Back to All Articles
It is important to prepare your HVAC unit for a snowstorm in order to protect it from the winter weather. Your HVAC unit will protect you from the dropping temperatures and keep you safe through a snowstorm. We have put together a few tips to help prepare your HVAC unit for a snowstorm this winter.
As soon as the weather is beginning to take a turn for the worst, or at the beginning of the winter season, you should book your HVAC unit in for inspection, so that you can ensure you get any issues solved promptly. By getting any appropriate repairs can save you a lot of money.
Another way you can prepare your HVAC unit for a snowstorm is by clearing the area around the unit. This can be very helpful as it will ensure that the airflow won’t be blocked up or create a larger build-up of snow.
It can be a good idea to replace the filter in your HVAC system. This is a quick yet important task. A new filter can ensure a steady airflow and make the system more durable. Filters should be replaced every three months, which is an easy task you can do yourself with the guidance of a quick online tutorial. Always remember – safety first, so have your HVAC equipment checked regularly to avoid any mishaps this winter. Your HVAC technician is fully qualified to get your home winter-ready and ensure that your heating system is working optimally for the entire season, especially in cases of snowstorms. They can quickly diagnose issues and make the required repairs, as well as let you know if you need anything additional to help keep a good, warm airflow running through your home in the winter. If you have any questions regarding your system, reach out to your local TRANE dealer.