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

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Having regular air conditioning service completed at least once a year can help lengthen the life of your air conditioner and keep it operating at peak efficiency. Before we get to the warmest days of the Mount Pleasant season, have the experts at Olde Towne Heating & Air perform your routine air conditioning service.

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

  • Check for the correct amount of refrigerant, and if needed, look for refrigerant leaks utilizing a leak detector.
  • If a refrigerant evacuation is necessary, reclaim any refrigerant that must be emptied from the system, instead of unlawfully discharging it to the atmosphere.
  • Look for efficient airflow in the system.
  • Check the right electric control sequence to make sure of adequate sequence of operation.
  • Review electric terminals, clean and stiffen connections.
  • Check the precision of the thermostat.

When it comes to DIY air conditioning service, swapping out or cleaning your air filters routinely is on the top of the list. That’s because nothing else that easy can help make sure that your air conditioner continues to operate at a high level of efficiency. Outside of when the air filter is cleaned or swapped out during your yearly air conditioning service appointment, you should examine it habitually. We advise checking it monthly or according to the manufacturer’s recommendation. How often it actually needs cleaning or replacement will depend on individual influences in your home, like how much dust gets into your home and whether or not you have pets.

If it’s time for your annual air conditioner service or if you have questions about air filters or another element of air conditioner maintenance, call Olde Towne Heating & Air today at 843-485-0967. 

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