How Often Should You Expect to Get Air Conditioning Service Done?

Having routine air conditioning service performed at least annually can help lengthen the life of your air conditioner and keep it functioning at peak efficiency. Before we get to the hottest days of the Redford summertime, have the professionals at Airtronic Heating & Cooling perform your routine air conditioning service.

Particular tasks should always be done during a usual air conditioning service appointment. From energy.gov, your specialist should always:

  • Look for the proper amount of refrigerant, and if needed, examine for refrigerant leaks utilizing a leak detector.
  • If a refrigerant evacuation is needed, recover any refrigerant that must be evacuated from the system, as opposed to illicitly discharging it to the atmosphere.
  • Look for efficient airflow throughout the system.
  • Check the appropriate electric control sequence to guarantee proper sequence of operation.
  • Examine electric terminals, clean and stiffen connections.
  • Look for the accuracy of the thermostat.

When it comes to DIY air conditioning service, swapping out or cleaning your air filters frequently is essential. That’s because nothing else that easy can help ensure your air conditioner continues to work at a high level of efficiency. Outside of when the air filter is cleaned or changed during your yearly air conditioning service appointment, you should inspect it frequently. We suggest looking at it once a month or according to the manufacturer’s recommendation. How often it actually needs cleaning or replacement will bank on individual influences in your home, like how much dust enters your home and whether or not you have pets.

If it’s time for your regular air conditioner service or if you have questions about air filters or another component of air conditioner maintenance, call Airtronic Heating & Cooling today at 313-230-4053. 

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