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

Having regular air conditioning service done at least yearly can help prolong the life of your air conditioner and keep it functioning at top efficiency. Before we get to the hottest days of the Auburn summertime, have the professionals at Forster Heating perform your annual air conditioning service.

Particular tasks should always be done during a accurate air conditioning service appointment. From energy.gov, your technician should always:

  • Check for the correct amount of refrigerant, and if necessary, look for refrigerant leaks with a leak detector.
  • If a refrigerant evacuation is needed, reclaim any refrigerant that must be evacuated from the system, rather than illegally freeing it to the environment.
  • Check for proper airflow through the system.
  • Verify the appropriate electric control sequence to guarantee correct sequence of operation.
  • Examine electric terminals, clean and stiffen connections.
  • Look for the exactness of the thermostat.

When it comes to DIY air conditioning service, replacing or cleaning your air filters routinely is on the top of the list. That’s because nothing else that easy can help ensure your air conditioner continues to run at a high level of efficiency. Outside of when the air filter is cleaned or changed during your yearly air conditioning service appointment, you should inspect it frequently. We advise checking it once a month or according to the manufacturer’s recommendation. How often it actually demands cleaning or replacement will bank on individual aspects in your home, like how much dust comes 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 Forster Heating today at 530-885-8081. You can even use our online scheduler to make an appointment for your maintenance visit.