Shavitz Heating and Air Conditioning Blog : Posts Tagged ‘AC Maintenance’

What Goes On During AC Maintenance?

Monday, July 2nd, 2018

Technician is checking air conditionerIf you’ve been following our blog regularly, then you know we talk about maintenance a lot. This is due to how important of a service it is. Many homeowners think this is a sort of “luxury” service that people who can afford it get for their HVAC systems. But air conditioning maintenance in Park Ridge, IL is actually a necessity, for a number of reasons.

First off, it helps our technicians spot small problems with your cooling system before they grow into much larger ones. In turn, it helps your system operate smoother and last longer, which is great news for your wallet. But what actually happens during AC maintenance? What does this service provide?

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The Time to Schedule an AC Tune-Up Is Now

Monday, May 21st, 2018

technicians working on outside air conditioning unitWe may be experiencing our stereotypical rainstorms for now, but soon enough temperatures will begin to warm and we’ll need fully effective and efficiently operating air conditioning systems. Do you know what shape yours is in? If your answer is “no,” or you haven’t even thought about it recently, now is the time to schedule a maintenance tune-up.

There are a few maintenance tasks you can complete on your own. This includes changing your air filter every 1–3 months. Many people believe that the air filter is in place to protect their indoor air quality, but it’s actually there to protect the inside components of your HVAC systems from dirt and debris that can negatively affect airflow. Another maintenance task you can do on your own is ensuring that the outdoor unit is clear of debris, for the same reason.

But if you want to help your air conditioner perform at its best, and prevent repairs in the meantime, you need to schedule maintenance tune-ups once a year (or twice a year, if you use a heat pump!)

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Is Your Home Well Prepared for Spring?

Monday, March 12th, 2018

Family of four, including mother, father, and son and daughter sits in front of their beautiful home. They are proud and smiling to be in such a great place.With temperatures still on the chilly side, we’re likely to still see some snow well into spring, but if you’ve lived in the Glenview area for even just a year, you know that heat waves can surprise us, and therefore it’s essential that you be ready for one. There are a number of maintenance tasks to do around your home to get it ready for spring, some of which will help your HVAC systems work more effectively and efficiently.

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Air Conditioning Maintenance Procedures

Monday, August 24th, 2015

Air conditioning maintenance is a vital part of keeping your system as healthy as possible. While prompt repairs are a good idea for mitigating damage to your system, it isn’t nearly as beneficial because it relies on waiting for a problem to develop before addressing it. Air conditioning maintenance is a proactive way to keep your air conditioner healthy, by isolating and fixing issues before they develop. In order to understand why air conditioning maintenance is so beneficial, have a look at some of the steps taken during a maintenance appointment.

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Why You Should Schedule Air Conditioning Maintenance This Spring

Monday, April 13th, 2015

It may not seem like it yet, but summer is just around the corner. In just a few short weeks, the days will start to heat up, and keeping your home cool will become a high priority. Now, you may think that because your air conditioner hasn’t had any issues recently that it will be prepared for the onslaught of summer. That isn’t necessarily true, however.

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