HVAC equipment needs regular maintenance to work at peak efficiency and provide reliable service through the rest of the season. During autumn in Manhattan and NYC, your HVAC maintenance is two-fold: you need to turn off and clean up the air conditioner. Then you need to turn on and maintain the furnace for its upcoming season.

There are many tasks involved in each, some of which you can do by yourself and others which you will probably need a professional for (we can help at Taylor Group Plumbing, Heating, Mechanical & Sprinkler Inc.) Even if you don’t want to do any of it yourself, it’s still a good idea to know what the professionals should be doing to keep your HVAC system running well. Here’s a checklist to guide you through what should be done for fall HVAC