Air conditioning Maintenance
You are officially in summer days which means you need to Hire an HVAC contractor to schedule your yearly air conditioning service.
Basic Servicing is mandatory to ensure that your HVAC system is working properly.
To make the best use of your air conditioning and for its smooth performance, the best thing you can do is find the help of an HVAC Contractor.
What’s involved in AIR conditioning Servicing?
Every HVAC SERVICING company has its own rules for maintenance. Although basics are almost the same and are listed below:-
- Regular tune-ups –
Seasonal tune-ups is the best way to maintain your HVAC system.
When you tune up for your A/C, it ensures that the system is working on maximum force without any hindrance to the performance.
- Frequent inspections-
Frequent inspection reduces the risk of bigger problems. Whenever deciding to get an A/C repair plan, inspection is the 1st process.
The inspection should always be done by HVAC contractors as they are trained properly.
- Cleaning clogged filter-
Everyday usage of your HVAC system and increasing pollution may dirty your filter and might clog them. YOUR HVAC contractor will check out clogged filters and clean them thoroughly. He might suggest a better filter suitable for your system.
- Check and clean the condensate drain line –
The HVAC contractor will ensure that your A/C can drain the liquid condensate. If your drain line gets clogged, it will cause water leaks and other problems. This can also lead to the growth of molds and other bacteria due to the presence of moisture around your drain.
- Electrical connections-
The HVAC contractor will check out all the electrical connections and will look for loose or cut wires.
Checking and tightening the electrical connections improves the lifespan of your HVAC System.
A thermostat controls the temperature of your HVAC System. Your HVAC contractor will calibrate the thermostat and will make sure it is installed properly and away from all heat sources.
HVAC Servicing is incomplete without lubricating the moving parts. This ensures that no unnecessary damage is caused due to the friction.
If not lubricated properly, parts tend to break easily requiring more frequent repairs and replacements.
- Final inspection-
In an air conditioning service, the overall/final inspection is done after all the services are completed and major repairs are made.
Servicing and Maintenance help in identifying the problems and ensuring that all the parts of your HVAC system work efficiently.
Regular HVAC Servicing is the best way to optimize your HVAC system.
Your HVAC system needs a general inspection to locate specific signs for major problems.
The combustion chambers of your HVAC system are filled with carbon dioxide, carbon soot, water, water vapour, and other debris. If not clean regularly it can cause the walls of the chambers to corrode, failing the HVAC system.
The HVAC contractor will clean all the dirts with the industrial shop vacuum and repair the holes /corrosion.
- Inspecting the flue pipe-
The pipe needs regular servicing as the holes in the exhaust flue can leak carbon monoxide. The HVAC contractor looks for these holes and replaces them if required.
He or she will also inspect the flue pipe’s barometric damper which moderates the chimney draw.
The Chimney of your HVAC system can suck too much air disrupting the efficiency; hence it is crucial to get regular HVAC Servicing.
Oil filters of your HVAC system prevent small impurities, dirt, and debris from clogging the burner nozzle that can lead to misfire ,failing the HVAC system. The HVAC contractor will close the entire oil valve, will remove the oil filter, and replaces it.
- Cleaning/changing the air filters
Cleaning or changing the air filter is mandatory as all the air that you and your family are breathing comes through the filter.
It’s important to clean the filter regularly and change it after every year.
- Examining the burner and testing its efficiency
The HVAC contractor will set up a combustion analyzer to calculate the furnace efficiency by measuring the gases in the exhaust flue. Burner accounts for the efficiency of your HVAC system therefore its maintenance is necessary.
Floor vents catches dust, air, toys, and other particles. All of these compromise the efficiency of your HVAC system. The HVAC contractor will make sure to vacuum out the vents properly.
Every moving part is lubricated to prevent breakdowns of parts due to heat and friction.
- Final inspection and adjustments
A final inspection is made to ensure that all the problems are solved and your HVAC system is running smoothly and more efficiently.
Regular HVAC Servicing minimizes the chances of noise and smells disrupting the lifespan of your HVAC System.
Need of HVAC Servicing and Maintenance?
- It saves money
- It prevents costly breakdowns.
It is seen that regular HVAC Servicing can reduce the risk of costly breakdown up to 95%.
- Reduction in energy bills
Regular HVAC Servicing makes sure that your HVAC system runs with utmost efficiency. That means you can save up to 30% on your energy bill.
- Extend the life span of your HVAC System
No doubt, regular maintenance can make you save big bucks by extending the lifespan of your HVAC System. It reduces the chances of breakdown of parts and increases its efficiency.
Due to an increase in dust and air pollution, ducts of your HVAC System may have pollutants 2-5 times higher than outdoor levels. It is the same air your will be breathing. So be careful! A professional cleaner will ensure that your air ducts are clean and free from such debris. It will save you and your family members from harmful respiratory problems.
These HVAC systems are designed to provide you with the best comfort and if your comfort is at stake then probably it’s the time to tune up for HVAC Servicing.
Everyone is aware of the harmful effects followed by these emissions. With regular maintenance, your HVAC system will consume less fuel causing less pollution- good for the planet!
If you observe some unusual events in your HVAC system, call us and get your problem solved. We are the leading HVAC contractors in the market. Take advantage of our technician and get the best service possible!