Maintenance and Tips from ASAP Heating & Air Conditioning
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It's a good idea to hire a service HVAC company to inspect and do maintenance on your system every fall and spring. Regular heating and air conditioning system maintenance prevents potential problems that could cause significant damage or require costly repairs down the road. This is why we are here to help you.

In fact, you can do some check up yourself, but we’ll do things like inspect and clean the wiring and mechanisms of the unit, which is bit more challenging for the average homeowner. We offer FREE estimates and consultation on our HVAC maintenance service. During these visits, we will inspect and advise you of any needed repairs.
No repairs will be made without your approval. At the end of every maintenance visit, you will receive a quality control and performance checklist. The service technician will review the list with you step-by-step.

As an ASAP Heating and Air Conditioning preventive maintenance agreement customer you always receive priority service! Our maintenance agreement provides you with regular system tune ups, maintenance and cleanings. It includes two planned visits per year. We schedule and perform a full tune up and maintenance on your system to make sure everything is running properly.

Take at this checklist and possible outcomes for your air conditioning system, then decide whether it's time to place air conditioner maintenance as one of the priorities for your home:


- Changing Your Filter

The reason why changing your filter is so important is that you can reduce a lot of the burden on your system. An AC that has a filter that is clogged and full of dust or other particles will expend more energy than one with a clean filter. You can find replacement filters at home improvement stores or even at certain grocery stores.

- Air Conditioner Coils

If coils are not properly maintained and left unobstructed, your system will have to use more energy than it should to function properly. The AC coils and fins on your outside unit can be cleaned rather easily with a standard broom and a garden hose. If you have an inside AC unit, you can clean it in a similar manner prior to installing it for the hot months and before storing it away for the cold months.

- Changing Your Filter

The reason why changing your filter is so important is that you can reduce a lot of the burden on your system. An AC that has a filter that is clogged and full of dust or other particles will expend more energy than one with a clean filter. You can find replacement filters at home improvement stores or even at certain grocery stores.

- Adjust Your Thermostat According to Your Schedule

If you work during the day, you should set your thermostat at a higher temperature so that your AC will not run as much while you are gone. You can lower the temperature as soon as you get home. This reduces overall strain and AC use and also results in a lower energy bill at the end of the month. To keep your home cooler while you are gone, close your curtains or blinds to block out the sun.
Many thermostats now come equipped with innovative technology that will allow you to program your thermostat to fit your exact needs.

-Keep Your Unit Free from Obstructions

It's quite likely that your outside AC unit is surrounded by plants, shrubs, trees, or fencing. These can block your unit's air flow, so you want to make sure that there is at least one foot of free space between your unit and any other objects. The same holds true for an indoor unit. You want to keep it unobstructed, so avoid having curtains or drapes hanging over a unit while it is in operation.