How to Maintain an AC System

February 5, 2015 at 3:42 AM

AC System

The Keys to a Long-Lasting, Trouble-Free Residential Air Conditioning System.

Air conditioners are designed to be durable and strong. However, if you don’t take good care of them, they will fail on you when you need them most. Providing regular maintenance for an AC system is not as complicated as you may think. Plus, you only have to do it twice a year. Here is what a maintenance plan looks like for a residential air conditioning system:

  • Checking all the functions of the system.
  • Making sure that there are not loose, broken, missing, or damaged parts.
  • Inspecting the coolant level. If the level is low, the technician must identify the source of the leak and fix it before recharging the system.
  • Checking the compressor. This often involves removing the front cover of the outdoor unit. Using a special tool, the technician will measure the pressure in the system, which will give him an idea whether the compressor is working properly.
  • Changing filters.
  • Cleaning the air ducts.
  • Inspecting the condition of the condenser coil. If the coil has accumulations of dust and debris, then the contractor must clean it properly.

These are some of the most important tasks that a residential air conditioning service provider must do during a routine maintenance check. For more information, contact Ryan's Heating and Cooling. We offer quality and reliable services at fair rates for all clients in Parker, SD. Our phone is (605) 252-3992. Don’t hesitate to call us if you have any questions.