Ductless mini-split systems have become increasingly popular in recent years due to their energy efficiency and flexibility of installation. These systems are comprised of an outdoor unit and one or more indoor units connected by refrigerant lines. They can cool or heat individual rooms and areas of a building.
While mini-split systems require less maintenance than traditional HVAC systems, regular care is still necessary to ensure optimal performance and energy efficiency. Spring is an ideal time to perform seasonal maintenance on your system, as you’ll be transitioning from heating to cooling your home. Take these steps to make sure your mini-split system is ready for the change.
Clean Air Filters
Dirty air filters reduce your system’s efficiency and cause it to work harder to heat and cool your house. Remove filters from your indoor units and clean with a gentle solution of soap and water. Vacuuming can also remove additional dust and debris that would otherwise circulate throughout your home. If your filters are showing signs of excessive wear and tear, replace them.
Inspect Your Outdoor Unit
During the winter months, your outdoor unit can accumulate dirt and debris that will affect its function. Check for obstructions, remove leaves, twigs, and other debris from the unit, and ensure that there’s at least two feet of clearance around all sides to allow for proper airflow.
Inspect Refrigerant Lines
Check your refrigerant lines for signs of damage such as leaks and cracks. If you notice issues, contact a professional for repair, as contact with refrigerant can be a potentially dangerous situation for you and your loved ones.
Have Your System Professionally Assessed
Now is the perfect time to have your unit serviced by a qualified HVAC professional. They can diagnose and repair small issues to get your system up and running and ready for the season ahead. Fixing minor problems before they become big ones will preserve your unit’s energy efficiency and ensure proper function all season.
Quality Service, Superior Comfort
Serving valued customers in Georgetown and the surrounding areas since 2017, Titan Heating & Air provides valuable services related to AC repair and installation, heating unit service, repair, and maintenance, indoor air quality assessment, and ductless mini-split service. Your ultimate indoor comfort is our goal! Contact us today for an assessment of your unit as you prepare for the season.