How Often Should I Get HVAC Maintenance?

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Do you have a maintenance agreement for your heating and cooling system? If not, it’s time to consider one. It can make a huge difference in how well your HVAC system functions. It can also help you determine how often you should have it maintained. Take a look at some helpful information regarding your heating and air conditioning.

How Often Should You Get HVAC Maintenance?

The standard maintenance windows for most HVAC systems include the spring and the fall. Why? Because you want to prep your system for the change of seasons. In the spring, you’re switching from heat to AC, and you want to make sure your air conditioner is up for the challenge of yet another hot, humid summer. In the fall, as you get ready for cooler weather, you need to get your furnace or heating system ready as well. Fall maintenance will do just that.

What Happens During HVAC Maintenance?

In addition to cleaning your equipment, regular maintenance checks for issues, fixes small problems before they become big ones, and gets your system ready for the coming season. Here’s what your spring service checklist should include:Check the blower motor operationand calibrate the thermostatClean or change the air filterInspect and lubricate the bearingsInspect the condenser coilClean and clear the condensate drainCheck refrigerant levelsInspect electrical connectionsCheck fan blades for wear and tearTest capacitorsInspect ducts

Are you on the schedule for spring maintenance with your HVAC company? If not, it’s time to invest in a regular service to ensure your heating and cooling systems get the TLC they need twice a year. G+S Heating Air Energy Services has everything you need to keep your HVAC system running right. Contact our team of experts today for the maintenance agreement that’s right for you.

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