Ductless HVAC systems are a popular choice for Oro Valley, AZ residents who want to cool or heat their homes without using ductwork. Regular maintenance is necessary to keep them running efficiently and to prevent breakdowns. Here are some ways to maintain a ductless HVAC system in your home.

Clean the Filters

Dirty filters can reduce airflow and system performance, which means cleaning or replacing your filters is essential. Following the manufacturer’s instructions, you should do this every three to five months. If you have furry friends in your home, change them more often.

If you plan to clean the filters, remove them from the indoor unit and wash them in a mixture of water and vinegar. Make sure they are completely dry before re-inserting them.

Clean up the Exterior Unit

Remove debris, like leaves, dirt and other objects, from the outdoor unit. To do this, regularly hose down the appliance to remove any accumulation. Make sure the system is off before you begin.

Inspect the Drain Line

Check the drain line because a blocked drain line could cause water damage. Condensation removal from the indoor unit is the responsibility of the drain line.

Schedule Regular Professional Maintenance

It’s important to plan regular professional maintenance because HVAC specialists can perform a complete inspection of your system, clean the coils and fans and ensure that everything is working properly. They can also inspect refrigerant levels regularly since low levels might make your system work harder, increasing your energy expenses.

Don’t let poorly maintained ductless HVAC systems lead to increased energy bills and unexpected breakdowns. Our team of experts is ready to deliver prompt and reliable service. Contact us at MVP Air Conditioning LLC immediately to schedule your ductless system maintenance in Oro Valley, AZ.

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