May 4, 2020

As we look ahead to the warmer weather, we want to be sure that your Air Conditioner is ready.  We have already offered some tips for getting your AC ready for warmer weather.

Today, we want to talk about some of the precautions you can take to make sure that your AC is ready for warm weather while addressing the need to keep CLEAN AIR circulating in your home.  During this time of Coronavirus prevalence, we all want to be sure that every breath we take is as clean as possible.  With that in mind, please review the tips below from your favorite heating & cooling pros, WK Mechanical.

  • Replace all air filters in your HVAC system frequently.  The filter on your AC unit catches impurities that are circulating in the air so it is very important that you swap them out frequently.  Recommendations for frequency are generally every 3 – 6 months however during this time frame you may want to consider swapping them out monthly.  Set reminders on your phone to prompt you to change your air filter at regular intervals, it is an easy thing to overlook when it is busy!
  • Change your fan setting from AUTO to ON to keep the air circulating in your home.
  • As we get some nice weather, consider opening your doors and windows to let some fresh air inside.  This will allow the air to circulate throughout the house and any impurities that have settled to go through the filter system.
  • Consider adding a UV Light to your AC System. A UV light purifies the air in your home by preventing the growth of mold, mildew, bacteria and viruses as they pass by the light in your air conditioning ducts.  UV lights have been shown to reduce the concentration of airborne microorganisms by as much as 50%!  If you are interested in finding out more about UV Lights for Air Purification, please get in touch with us!

We want to help you make sure that the air you and your family are breathing is as clean as possible.  Taking these steps as you get your AC ready for warmer weather is a great idea.  If you have any questions or need more information, please give us a call at 845-342-8133.

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