Maintaining a Large HVAC System

Your HVAC system affects your air quality. Making sure its maintained is key to keeping your establishment’s air regulated and safe for people to work in. Neglecting the duty of keeping up with your HVAC system’s needs could be detrimental to the longevity of your business. The AC maintenance in Kissimmee experts at All Temp have tips to help you take care of your HVAC system.

Filters and Air Vents
Air vents and filters are designed to trap anything from flowing through your ventilation system. They attempt to cut the problem off at the source by not letting harmful bacteria or dust circulate through the building. Don’t just check the filters and vents, but also the area around them. Mold comes in many colors.If you come across mold, quickly remove it before it spreads. Make sure to change out your filter between every one and six months.  

Weird Smells
From a burnt smell to a strange funk, smelling the air that comes out of your vents is a quick way to tell if something’s not quite right.

  • If itsmells like burning, it could be that your HVAC hasn’t been used for heating in a while, and thus, is now burning away the dust which collected on it. Alternatively, something could be trapped in your vents, so it’s best to get it checked out if the burning smell has not subsided after an hour or two.
  • If the smell is more like a dirty, unclean smell, there might be mold or mildew in your vents. It’s best to get this sorted out immediately with disinfectant chemicals, or else employees could suffer from respiratory problems.
  • Rotting garbage can be a smell — especially common in southern states. During heatwaves, animals might seek shelter inside of HVAC units. However, they get trapped and might pass on.

You may have gone nose-blind to odors, or you simply don’t spend as much time in the building as other people do. Take surveys and ask around for people’s honest opinions on the quality of the air. Hearing from the people that breathe it in on a day to day basis will most likely give you the most accurate guess on if the HVAC system needs to be looked at.

Remembering these simple points will keep everyone feeling safe to breathe and continue going about business as usual. At All Temp, experts in AC maintenance in Kissimmee, we know precisely what to look for when it comes to assuring the quality of your air. Contact us or call at (407)857-7800 to schedule an appointment.

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