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Now Is the Time for Routine AC Maintenance

ac-condenser-unitHere in Connecticut, hot weather is still a ways off. Don’t let our relatively chilly spring weather trick you into thinking that you don’t have to prepare for the summer season yet, though. When summer does arrive, it just may sneak up on you a bit earlier than you expected. The heat of summer may be a welcome change of pace after our long, hard winter season has passed, but you are not really going to be able to enjoy summer to the fullest if you fail to get your air conditioner ready for the season.

Now, there are definitely some very basic maintenance tasks that you can and should handle for yourself. For instance, it is important that you change the air filter in your air conditioning system as needed. Generally, that is going to be every 1-3 months. It is also a good idea to remove snow and other debris from your condenser unit outside, and to keep the area surrounding the unit clear. There is a lot more to AC maintenance than this, though, and most of it requires the skill and expertise of a trained professional.

What Does Air Conditioning Maintenance Entail?

As we mentioned above, the bulk of your air conditioner’s maintenance needs are only going to be met by trained, experienced professionals. In fact, most homeowners may not even realize just how involved a process air conditioning maintenance really is. We’d like to give you a glimpse into all that we do when our professional maintenance technicians are tuning up your air conditioning system.

  • Lubricate all moving parts, including motor and bearings.
  • Clean motor vents.
  • Check all electrical wiring and connections.
  • Check the blower wheel and evaporator coil for cleanliness.
  • Check thermostat calibration.
  • Check condenser for temperature and pressure.
  • Check refrigerant charge.
  • Check airflow.
  • Check and clean condensate pump/pan/drain line.

Obviously, this is a complex procedure that only experienced technicians can handle properly.

Why Is Maintenance So Important?

When you schedule annual air conditioning maintenance in Stamford, CT, you are ensuring that you get the very performance possible from your home cooling system. By having your system tuned up on a regular basis, you keep it functioning as efficiently and reliably as possible. When a system is in prime working condition, it is going to do its job better and with a reduced risk of operational problems. In fact, keeping your system tuned up can actually help to extend equipment lifespan, too.

Ask About Our Maintenance Program

By enrolling in our preventative maintenance program, you can enjoy even more benefits while also enjoying the peace of mind that comes with knowing that your AC will be there for you when you need it most. You get additional coupons throughout the year, a 15% discount on services, complete service records maintained for you, service reminder cards/e-mails, and more. We make it easy for you to keep your AC in outstanding working condition.

Schedule your air conditioning maintenance services with the professional technicians at Celco Heating and Air Conditioning.

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