Heating & Air Conditioning Maintenance Plans in The Virginia Peninsula & Surrounding Cities

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One of the major benefits of consistent heating and cooling system maintenance is the reduction of wear and tear on critical system components. This a simple, common sense way to help your system last longer. An HVAC professional will always recommend annual cooling and heating maintenance checks. At Lighthouse Mechanical Heating and Cooling, we offer the critical maintenance services your HVAC equipment needs to continue providing dependable service to you and your family for years to come.

The Additional Benefits of Regular HVAC Maintenance

In addition to increasing the longevity of your HVAC system, Lighthouse Mechanical’s Energy Savings Agreement offers a variety of other benefits that you and your family will appreciate:

  • Priority 24/7 service
  • 15 percent on repairs and exclusion from all overtime fees
  • Fewer emergency service calls
  • Less system downtime
  • Improved equipment performance
  • Increased energy efficiency
  • Noticeable reduction in utility bills
  • Greater chance of catching safety issues
  • More consistent indoor comfort
  • Greater peace of mind

Scheduling Your Heating & AC Maintenance Services

Your annual equipment maintenance should typically be scheduled in the spring for your AC system and in the fall for your furnace or heating system. By scheduling professional HVAC inspections and tune-ups regularly, you will be safeguarding your system from harmful damage. Our service techs will inspect the following during a precision tune-up:

  • Level/check operation of thermostat
  • Check filters
  • Check dust/lint buildup on return grille
  • Check voltage/amperage to fan motor
  • Check voltage/amperage to blower
  • Check voltage/amperage to compressor
  • Clean condenser coil as needed
  • Clean evaporator coil as needed
  • Check refrigerant charge
  • Record temperature drop across coil
  • Record temperature rise in heat
  • Clean air cleaner cells, if applicable
  • Check reversing valve operation
  • Inspect/replace blower belt
  • Clean exterior of unit
  • Clean burner bars, if removable
  • Inspect wiring for cuts and fraying
  • Inspect/clean blower wheel as needed
  • Inspect fan blade for cracks/balance
  • Inspect motor mounts for tightness
  • Perform visual refrigerant leak check
  • Tighten schrader cores
  • Check contactors for burning/pitting
  • Lube fan/blower motors (if lubed type)
  • Tighten all electrical connections
  • Inspect visible line set for crimping
  • Check/repair suction line insulation
  • Check disconnect for overheating
  • Check fuse holders for tightness
  • Inspect evap drain pan for holes/leaks
  • Add algae tablets to drain pan
  • Check all relays for proper operation
  • Check delay timer for proper operation
  • Purge/vacuum condensate drain lines
  • Vacuum out heat exchanger
  • Inspect secondary heat exchanger
  • Verify operation of hot surface igniter
  • Clean off flame sensor
  • Check for proper defrost operation
  • Clean debris out of condensing unit
  • Check for carbon monoxide
  • Check and adjust gas pressure
  • Verify proper inducer motor operation
  • Verify pressure switch operation
  • Check/set thermostat anticipator
  • Check fan/limit control settings
  • Check for combustibles near furnace
  • Visually inspect exterior of flue pipe

If you take good care of your HVAC system, it will take good care of you. Change your air filter monthly, clear away any buildup of debris around your indoor and outdoor units, and schedule regular HVAC system tune-ups every spring and fall. These few simple actions will help you save time, money, inconvenience and discomfort down the road.

The Ways Preventive HVAC Maintenance Plans Help You Save

Preventive maintenance plans save you the hassle of having to remember to get your equipment serviced by sending you a reminder when it’s time to schedule your next tune-up. They also save you headaches by giving you priority service if your system should ever require repairs.

And last but certainly not least, they save you even more money on utilities, repair bills, and less-frequent equipment replacement by offering parts and service discounts. They also waive overtime charges for any needed repairs. Call us today to learn more about the many benefits of purchasing Lighthouse Mechanical’s Energy Savings Agreement. Our service areas include Poquoson, Hampton, Gloucester, Newport News, Williamsburg, Isle of Wight, VA and the surrounding areas.