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What Is Included in a Preventative Maintenance Visit?

Answers to your burning questions about maintenance agreements.

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Maintenance agreements are an excellent way to keep your system working right while helping you save money in the long run. Take a look at what regular maintenance means:

What Is a Maintenance Agreement?

A maintenance agreement for your heating and cooling system is a way for your HVAC company to keep your system in working order. It’s a plan between you and them that ensures your equipment gets inspected, cleaned, and maintained twice a year, once in the spring before cooling season, and once in the fall before you turn on the heat during the colder months. Without this plan in place, most people don’t take the time to take care of their heating and air conditioning units.

What Will We Do During Preventative Maintenance Visits?

We do what it takes to keep your system working properly, prevent breakdowns, keep it working efficiently, and extend the life of the equipment; certain tasks need to occur during service visits.

Spring air conditioner service should include:

  • Check and replace the air filter
  • Clean, inspect, and lubricate moving parts
  • Clean coils and check and clean drain pans and drip lines
  • Inspect condenser
  • Inspect evaporator unit
  • Check and test electrical components
  • Calibrate thermostat
  • Test refrigerant levels

Fall heating service should include:

  • Check and replace air filter
  • Clean and inspect outside of unit
  • Inspect coils
  • Inspect blower assembly
  • Check fan motor and fan blades
  • Clean and inspect burner assembly
  • Check heat exchanger
  • Check and test electrical connections
  • Test and calibrate thermostat

Having your HVAC system serviced regularly can keep it functioning at peak performance as well as at its most efficient. For the right maintenance agreement to keep your heating and cooling system humming along, contact the pros at H.H. Hovey.

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