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What is Done During Planned Maintenance Service?

After many years of work in the northern Virginia area, we’ve figured out that regular ac and heating maintenance is the key to prolonging the lifespan of your air conditioner and furnace. Keeping on top of regular HVAC inspections is the best proactive choice to prevent future breakdowns and costly replacements. However, there may come a time when you need to call local heating and air contractors.

What is Planned Maintenance Service?

Planned maintenance service is a service provided that makes sure your heating and air conditioning systems are functioning properly, especially when you need them most!

Why Should I Schedule Planned Maintenance?

Planned maintenance service is tailor-made to fit your specific requirements. Our HVAC certified technicians are familiar with all major makes and models and they will take good care of your equipment to make sure you won’t be surprised by a sudden breakdown or malfunction.

The Following Procedures Are Adhered to & Reported After Every Call:

  • Inspect equipment for service
  • Check for clean compressors, motors, and fans
  • Tighten electrical connections
  • Inspect contact points for signs of burning
  • Dust and/or clean any dirt or debris from electrical components
  • Adjust pulleys and belts
  • Oil or grease bearings
  • Check refrigerant pressures
  • Check supply and return air temperatures
  • Check amperage draws of compressors and motors
  • Check heat exchanger for cracks
  • Test pilot assembly and gas valve
  • Check evaporator and condenser coils for dirt build–up
  • Clean and test condensate drains
  • Check for clean filters
  • Close equipment, replace all panels and screws, and check for proper operation
  • Supply a written report stating the condition of the equipment and recommended improvements or repairs

Furnace Maintenance

  • Lubricate fan and motor bearings
  • Check belt and drives
  • Check burners and controls
  • Check pilot and burners
  • Inspect vent and draft diverter for defects
  • Examine heating element for cracks
  • Check operation of safety controls
  • Check operation of temperature controls

Air Conditioning Maintenance

  • Check operating pressures of compressor
  • Check refrigerant charge
  • Check to see if condensate pipe is draining
  • Inspect condenser coil for dirt or damage
  • Tighten all terminal connectors
  • Inspect starter contacts, switches, and relays
  • Check for general wear, rust, and deterioration

For all your HVAC needs, Frosty’s Heating & Cooling Inc., is here to help.