One of the most used (and often overlooked) systems in your home is the air conditioning or HVAC unit. While the air conditioning may be used daily, homeowners often overlook routine maintenance until it is too late, and the air conditioner fails, leaving you hot around the collar, literally. At High Desert Heating, we know and understand the importance of air conditioning service and HVAC service. By scheduling routine ac maintenance and ac service, you can save yourself time and discomfort by keeping the ac unit running smoothly and efficiently and diagnosing any repair issues before they cause the entire unit to break down. We employee highly skilled and trained technicians with the experience to complete any air conditioning maintenance or ac service you require.
Air Conditioning Maintenance
To avoid any unnecessary and costly breakdowns, it is crucial to schedule routine air conditioning service or HVAC service. By completing routine ac service, you can keep your unit running efficiently, and any repairs can be diagnosed and fixed before they affect the entire unit. Listed below are some of the air conditioning maintenance items you should have done routinely:• Refrigerant Level- It is essential to check the level of refrigerant in your ac unit as it will function best when the refrigerant level is at the optimal level. If your unit requires refrigerant, it can be a sign that you have a leak that needs to be fixed.
• Lubrication- Your homes ac unit contains many moving parts and keeping them adequately lubricated prevents unnecessary wear and tear on the parts and can not only keep the unit running efficiently it can help eliminate costly repairs.
• Cleaning- Since your air conditioning unit sits outside, it can become dirty, and excess dirt and debris can affect the efficiency of the unit. Some of the critical parts that will need to be cleaned include the air filter, condenser coil, evaporator coil, condenser fan, and evaporator fan. If the air filter becomes too dirty, it can not only affect the efficiency of the unit; it can cause ice to build up and damage the unit. The condenser and evaporator coils can cause the unit to overheat if they become too dirty, not only damaging the unit but also causing it to become a potential fire hazard. The condenser and evaporator fans can accumulate mold and dust that can be distributed throughout the home, causing health issues.
• Thermostat Calibration- It is essential to make sure the thermostat is, or your home may not be being sufficiently heated or cooled costly you money in electric costs. This can also cause damage to the unit if it is running too much because the thermostat is not calibrated correctly.
At High Desert Heating, we understand how important your air conditioning unit is to the comfort and well being of your family, and we also know how important it is to perform air conditioning maintenance. We offer several ac maintenance and ac service plans, and our expert technicians will come to your home and do an inspection and provide a written estimate before performing any services. Call us today to make sure your air conditioning unit is working at its best.