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Air conditioners these days play a significant role during the summer season to beat the summer heat. Almost every household in the present time invests in this beneficial HVAC appliance. This investment in air conditioners usually provides a stretched comfort for 15-20 years ahead. However, for this longevity, inspection and maintenance play a vital role.

AC maintenance and tune-up is a cost-effective service for your air conditioner to make it run all year long. It protects your appliance from long-term damage and extra costs due to emergency repair and early replacement. Air conditioning maintenance is also an essential pre-season aspect for the efficient functioning of AC throughout the season.

AVS service company provides AC maintenance service for every air conditioner brand. We have certified and licensed AC maintenance experts that are always ready to serve you. Our experts have over 30 years to experience and provide timely service.
So, call us for any of your air conditioner maintenance. We are just one call away from your doorsteps.

Why is Air Conditioner Maintenance Important

Like any other HVAC appliance, air conditioners also go through both; physical and environmental changes. These include the accumulation of dust and dirt, changes in motor oils, clogging of the air filters, leaky pipes, and many more.

Maintenance done on time solves these pre-changes quickly with minimum cost and time. It also prevents further damage to the air conditioner. So with maintenance, you limit the early need for the repair and replacement of your air conditioner.

Call AVS service company to schedule your air conditioner maintenance and tune-up. We provide services for every brand of the air conditioner. Our maintenance technicians will be at your service in no time. Also, our technicians guarantee you to solve almost every ac maintenance situation with their expertise and experience.

But while you wait for experts, you can still do some mild maintenance on your own without much damage.

Given below are some tips for timely maintenance of your home ac on your own:

  1. First things first, switch off the power
  2. Clean the surrounding area of your external condenser
  3. Remove the condenser covers and vacuum the dust from it
  4. Using a garden hose, wash the condenser from the inside out
  5. Clean the evaporator coil of the room ac unit
  6. Clear the evaporator drain
  7. Change the filters

Schedule Air Conditioner for Maintenance and Tune-up

We can’t stress enough; how much maintenance is essential for the longevity of air conditioners. The key to a year-long efficient air conditioner lies in its maintenance. So, scheduling its maintenance time is essential.

Up to 20-point Summer AC check-up:

We will perform an annual routine inspection and check-up of your air conditioning and heating system to ensure it’s in safe and good running condition.

Each HVAC System might have different safety controls. While inspections may vary depending on system type, Model & make. our technician usually checks the following during the inspection:

  1. Check thermostat
  2. Check defrost control board
  3. Clean filter or replace (supply by customer).
  4. Inspect contactors.
  5. Inspect relays.
  6. Inspect circuit boards.
  7. Inspect disconnect Box.
  8. Check operating Refrig. pressures
  9. Inspect indoor blower motor.
  10. Inspect condensate drain
  11. Check run capacitor & start capacitor
  12. Inspect bearings and lubricate all moving parts
  13. Check Belt.
  14. Inspect the outdoor Ac coil and advise customer of condition
  15. Inspect the high-pressure switch.
  16. Inspect the low-pressure switch.
  17. Inspect duct seal at the unit and secure cover panels
  18. Inspect indoor coil and advise customer of condition (only if accessible and won’t disturb any seal on a cabinet)
  19. Check & document superheat & subcool (cooling)
  20. Check voltage and amperage to all motors & compressor
  21. Suggest / Explain necessary repairs
  22. Inspect wiring & tighten electrical connections
  23. Check & document system indoor temperature split.
  24. Run and test the system
  25. Sale price:$79.95 -$149.
  26. Yearly Maintenance Contract $249.

But, the question here is, when to schedule it?

According to our maintenance expert: we suggest you schedule your air conditioner maintenance at least once a year. While monthly tune-up and inspections guarantee its well-being, annual maintenance is enough too. Also, selecting the right month time for the maintenance is as important as the maintenance process itself.

We recommend scheduling your ac maintenance during the spring and early summer season. The weather, environment, and timing favor the spring season for air conditioner maintenance to achieve the best result. This lies in the presence of oil in your ac unit, which needs a favorable temperature to work. The temperature is warm enough during the spring season for the oil workup hence its suitability.

Also, try to avoid the winter seasons for your ac maintenance. During winters, the temperature falls very low, limiting the work of oil present in an ac unit as mentioned above. It can also damage your air conditioner. So, it is always a better idea to avoid the winter season.

Experts on Ac Maintenance and Tune-up

There is no doubt about the importance of AC maintenance for its durability. HVAC experts stress this point quite often. And as given above, we also know its importance quite clearly. But the other thing that the experts are talking a lot these days is about the undertrained maintenance of the air conditioner.

Our ac maintenance technicians frequently report to us the case of ac malfunction due to interference by an under-skilled person. While we still encourage homeowners to timely tune up their air conditioners by themselves. This surely doesn’t mean going pro with the maintenance steps without proper knowledge. We suggest you only do the steps mentioned above.

For insight, we have listed below the proper air conditioning steps that expert ac technicians should do.

  1. Turn off the electric power
  2. Clean the outside of the external unit and dust it off
  3. Clean the air conditioner fin and condenser fan, and ac vents
  4. Clean the outside of the external unit and the evaporator coil
  5. measure the flow of air through the evaporator coil
  6. Clear the evaporator drain
  7. Change or clean the blower filter as per necessity
  8. Inspection of thermostat for malfunction
  9. Maintain the amount of refrigerant
  10. Check the refrigerant for leakages
  11. Inspect the electric terminals for damage and fix them if necessary
  12. Check, clean to maintain the level

Why Choose AVS service Company

AVS service has been the leading HVAC service company for the past 30 years. We have always been providing satisfactory service for our customers. Our highly trained and certified technicians are proficient in dealing with any maintenance situation.

Our services are even relatively affordable and reliable too. With our 24/7 service, our maintenance technicians are always ready to reach your doorsteps at any hour. In addition, we have been practicing client safety techniques for a long time, so client safety is always our top priority. Also, we provide you with the best price in situations where the replacement and repair of appliances are needed.

So, call us today!

Contact us at 7033439682 (Virginia) and 3016867129 (Maryland) for our services. You can also visit our website https://www.avsheatingandair.com/ for further details.

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