Your 2024 HVAC Resolutions
The New Year is well underway, but it is not too late to make resolutions for yourself and your heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) system.
Your HVAC equipment is the tireless workhorses that keep your family in comfort year-round on the South Jersey Shore. Let’s fulfill a few promises this year!
Your furnace is counting on you to follow through with regular air filter changes. Your air conditioner wants a little TLC. If you own a boiler, it will be steaming hot if you forget to schedule its annual checkup.
Creating 2024 HVAC resolutions or goals is good for you, your Ocean City home, and heating and cooling equipment. Your to-do list can include equipment upgrades, do-it-yourself projects, maintenance, and even improved awareness of your equipment.
Most systems are located out of sight in the basement or attic. Make 2024 the year you reconnect with your HVAC system or at least pay better attention to it!
Your New Jersey HVAC Professionals
Broadley’s Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning can help you achieve your HVAC goals. We are a Bryant Factory Authorized Dealer and have served residential and commercial customers in Ocean City and surrounding communities since 1911.
Our technicians stay current on industry standards, practices, and codes through continuing education. They understand what it takes to maintain HVAC units in salty sea air and how to winterize a South Jersey Shore vacation house.
No project is too big or small. Your 2024 HVAC resolutions can follow suit with big ideas and small tasks. Your goals can include must-do items you have been putting off or upgrades that achieve a personal milestone, such as a smaller carbon footprint or enhanced indoor air quality (IAQ).
As you are pondering your list, here are a few recommended goals:
Benefits of HVAC Maintenance
If you have been inconsistent in scheduling annual maintenance checkups, make 2024 the year you turn over a new leaf. Reserve a spot now for air conditioning or heat pump maintenance in the spring.
Leave a sticky note on your refrigerator or pencil in a reminder on the calendar advising yourself to schedule heating system maintenance in the fall.
It is tempting to skip annual maintenance to save a few dollars, but making a small investment in tune-ups enables you to address budding issues before they worsen and become significant and costly problems. Your system runs more efficiently when it is clean and in top condition.
Joining our Family Comfort Plan might be the kickstart you need to stay on track with your HVAC maintenance. We remind plan members when to schedule maintenance. Our four-tier plan includes filter replacement, discounts on diagnostic fees and repairs, priority scheduling status, and other benefits.
Say hello to your heating and cooling system at least weekly. HVAC stationed in the basement, attic, or closet is easy to overlook. However, if you pay attention to equipment sounds, appearance, and even smells, you will be better equipped to assess unusual cues when something goes wrong.
Give your equipment a little TLC. Dust it. Change its air filter at least every 90 days. Keep debris off your system’s outdoor unit. Trim encroaching vegetation.
Turn a notebook into a maintenance and repair journal. Keep track of service calls and their outcomes in your book. Remember to file receipts, equipment manuals, and warranties.
Breathe Better Air Indoors
This year, resolve to clean your indoor air.
- Dust regularly and use a vacuum with a HEPA filter.
- Remove your shoes at the door and wear slippers in your Ocean City home.
- Add a few houseplants if you need more moisture in the air. Skip the dry cycle on your dishwasher and leave the door slightly ajar to air dry and add moisture to the air.
- If your home is too humid during the summer, move houseplants to the outdoors and avoid drying laundry and dinnerware indoors. Consider buying a dehumidifier.
- Ask us at Broadley’s for a whole-house solution to indoor air quality. One of our favorites is RGF REME® Halo air purifiers, which integrate into your HVAC system, reduce airborne particulate matter, such as dust, and kill up to 99 percent of bacteria, mold, and viruses.