Roger The Plumber, a residential plumbing and HVAC services company, recommends scheduling a spring cleaning service to ensure their HVAC unit’s blower wheel is in optimal condition to continue functioning during the hot summer months ahead.

LENEXA, KS, March 19, 2021 /Neptune100/ — The blower wheel plays an important role in keeping the HVAC system running properly and efficiently. Common causes of blower wheel failure include wear and tear, failed bearings, high amp draw, electrical failure in the windings, and dirt and dust accumulation.

The more dirt or grease on the blower wheel, the harder the wheel has to work to keep turning. This leads to reduced efficiency and airflow. Just 1/10th of an inch of dust on the blower wheel can reduce efficiency by as much as 20%.

Dust accumulation can also cause the heat exchanger to run hot, gradually shortening the lifespan of the furnace. Eventually, the system will cease to operate.

General Manager Hunter Hamilton says, “The first line of attack is to change the air filters regularly. This ensures the system is filtering out as much dust and pollutants as possible, and that the blower wheel isn’t accumulating dust.” Paredez continues, “The second step is to clean the blower wheel regularly, at least once during a season. This will help prepare the system for the demands of extreme weather.”

Homeowners are encouraged to call Roger the Plumber for professional cleaning. Each technician is licensed, bonded and insured, and trained to service a wide range of HVAC systems. Ask about special pricing currently available for spring cleaning services.

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Roger The Plumber provides environmentally conscious residential plumbing and HVAC service, repair, and installation, as well as whole home central water filtration within the Kansas City area markets. Our licensed technicians are available all hours of the day, seven days a week. With an expansive knowledge of home maintenance, we provide the highest level of service for the best value.