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You know when you see the leaves start to change colors and feel the temperature gradually drop, that fall is finally here.

At Reliant, we know that now is the perfect time to shift your focus to your HVAC system so that it will continue to run in top-notch condition.

So, what is it about this time of year that makes us think of our HVAC’s health, and what do you need to know? Stick around, because that’s what today’s blog is all about. 

Why is the Fall the time to think about your HVAC?

Fall is that magical time of the year in Florida when you’re not cranking up the air conditioning system to battle the sweltering heat of summer or turning up the heater to be comfortable on a chilly winter evening. This makes it an ideal season to give your HVAC the attention it deserves. 

Let’s look at the 6 things to consider this season to keep your HVAC in tip-top condition.

  1. Preventative maintenance

Scheduling preventative maintenance now can help you identify and address any potential issues before they become major problems. Our HVAC technicians can perform a thorough inspection, clean the system, and make necessary adjustments to ensure that your system is running efficiently. This proactive approach can save you from unexpected breakdowns and costly repairs down the road.

  1. Efficient heating for winter

Thankfully, Florida doesn’t experience the same bone-chilling winters as some other states, but it still gets cool enough to rely on heating systems. Ensuring that your HVAC system is operating efficiently in the fall means you’ll be prepared for those occasional chilly evenings. A well-maintained system will provide consistent and reliable heating when you need it most.

  1. Air quality matters

Indoor air quality is crucial for your health and comfort. As the windows stay closed more often in the fall, it’s essential to have clean, filtered air circulating throughout your home. Replacing the air filters in your HVAC system is a simple yet effective way to maintain good air quality. Clogged or dirty filters can reduce airflow, strain the system, and compromise the quality of the air you breathe.

  1. Energy savings

An efficiently running HVAC system not only keeps your home comfortable but also helps you save on energy bills. When your system is well-maintained, it operates more efficiently, reducing energy consumption. This translates to lower utility bills, which is always a welcome benefit.

  1. Avoiding the rush

By scheduling HVAC maintenance in the fall, you can beat the rush that often occurs during the peak seasons of summer and winter. Many homeowners wait until they experience problems or until the weather gets extreme to seek HVAC services. By addressing any issues or maintenance needs now, you can avoid wait times that can come with peak demand.

  1. Prolonging system lifespan

Regular maintenance not only prevents unexpected breakdowns but also extends the lifespan of your HVAC system. A well-cared-for system is less likely to experience premature wear and tear, meaning you won’t have to replace it as soon as you would with neglected maintenance.

Making smart choices this Fall

Taking care of your HVAC system in the fall is a smart and proactive decision. It ensures your comfort during the cooler months, maintains good indoor air quality, saves you money, and prevents costly repairs. Don’t wait until an issue arises or the extreme weather hits. 

At Reliant Heating & Air Conditioning, we understand the importance of having an HVAC system that’s in top order when you need it. Our expert technicians have been managing HVAC maintenance and installation needs for over 20 years now. 

Get in touch today to schedule maintenance and replace those air filters. Your HVAC system will thank you with reliable performance and peace of mind all year round!