How to Maintain Your Florence, SC, Geothermal System

If you switched to a geothermal HVAC system, you know about all the benefits that geothermal HVAC has to offer. You’re likely feeling more relaxed knowing that this eco-friendly system is more affordable to operate, but you’re not sure what to do to take care of your new system. Read on to learn how to maintain your Florence, SC, geothermal system.

Check Your Filters

Having your filters checked regularly helps to maintain the efficiency of your geothermal system. Not only do dirty filters make it harder to circulate the air throughout your home, but they negatively impact indoor air quality. When you check the filters, you can check to see if any of the other components are dusty.

Clear Debris and Dirt

While most of your geothermal HVAC system is underground, the indoor part of your system can still become dirty or damaged. Perform routine checks of the indoor system and move anything that’s too close to the indoor system components. An HVAC technician will clean components during routine maintenance checks.


Condensation isn’t something you want to accumulate in your home or your geothermal system. When you check the air handler, look for algae, which will be white, yellow, black or green buildup. If you do see algae growing in the air handler, clean the condensation pan with algaecide and check for any blockages along the condensation line.

Maintain Ducts

If the ducts for your geothermal system have obstructions, then your home won’t be as comfortable as you want it to be. Obstructions impede airflow, which prevents your HVAC system from cooling or heating your home properly. To keep your geothermal system working at full efficiency, duct maintenance becomes necessary.

Maintaining and taking care of your system is important. Contact Air Solutions Heating and Cooling today to learn how regular maintenance for your HVAC system can help save you more money on your utility bills.

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