Like many people in Chatham-Kent and surrounding areas, you’re making your spring cleaning chore list.
And it probably looks something like this:
Swapping your old furnace filter for a new one after a long, tough winter is a smart idea.
Your furnace (and the filter) has been working hard all winter long; capturing and preventing the following airborne pollutants from circulating throughout your home:
So, once Old Man Winter goes away for another year, make sure you take out your dirty furnace filter and put a clean one in its place.
In winter, your air ducts circulate warm air throughout your home.
In summer, your air ducts circulate cool air throughout your home.
Much like the filters mentioned earlier in this blog, there are unpleasant contaminants stuck in your ductwork:
As you work on your spring cleaning chores, you won’t be able to climb in there and see what’s going on.
At the same time, don’t take the chance of having unhealthy debris from blowing into every room of your home.
Now’s a perfect time to test and swap the batteries on your carbon monoxide detector (and your smoke alarms too).
And just like the ducts and filters in your home, dust and debris could be caught inside your carbon monoxide detector.
As you change the batteries, clean the alarms using a small, handheld vacuum cleaner (or a can of compressed air).
Spring cleaning is a very busy time of year. You’ve got a long spring cleaning list…and it’s getting longer by the day.
Don’t forget about your HVAC system. Actually, taking care of it should be first on your list because:
We’ll clean your HVAC system; so you can focus on other spring cleaning tasks which are more important to you.