Care & Maintenance

Keeping Your Home Comfortable

How Our Maintenance Program Works

 

You will receive two comprehensive “tune-up” reminders, one each spring and fall. Performing semi-annual maintenance keeps your heating and air conditioning system operating at maximum performance and efficiency levels, saving energy and repair costs. Preventative maintenance is recommended by all manufacturers as the best way to keep your unit trouble-free year-after-year, with fewer repairs.

Indoor HVAC Care & Maintenance

Outdoor HVAC Care & Maintenance

Trim brush and shrubbery near outdoor units to prevent airflow obstruction

It is important to provide unrestricted airflow to the outdoor unit. Leaves, trash or shrubs crowding the air conditioner or heat pump cause the unit to work harder and use more energy. Also remove any debris that may have collected around the unit.

Clean outdoor coil

The outdoor coil on an air conditioner or heat pump can sometimes become obstructed by grass clippings, leaves, dust, etc. If this happens, using a garden hose, gently run water over the coil, removing unwanted obstructions.

Make sure outdoor unit remains level

Ground shifting or settling can cause an air conditioner or heat pump to sit in an uneven position. If this happens, re-level the unit to make sure water/moisture drains from the cabinet properly.

Heating Season Preparations


One of the best ways to avoid problems with your home comfort equipment is to prevent them from occurring. Even the best equipment, if not maintained properly, can malfunction. Proper care can keep your furnace running efficiently this winter and help you avoid costly repairs.

Cooling Season Preparations


Although a qualified service technician should handle major maintenance, owners can also help keep the equipment running smoothly. Operating a dirty unit can cause unnecessary loss of efficiency and can damage the unit. You can take the following simple steps to ensure your system is running properly: