Time for Spring Cleaning!

A lot of businesses practice reactive maintenance or “run it till it breaks” which has low upfront costs but will ultimately degrade equipment performance and reliability.  Before the season gets any hotter, it’s time to do some Spring Cleaning!

Preventative maintenance is a planned activity to clean, inspect, and test heating, cooling, and refrigeration equipment to ensure they run efficiently, reliably, and have a long service life. Over 50% of business owners still operate with a philosophy of reactive maintenance.  True Blue Air Service is not one of those businesses.  We encourage you to do some “Spring Cleaning” and call to schedule your preventative maintenance service!  

The Basics:

  • Replace all filters quarterly
  • Inspect and clean evaporator and condenser coils quarterly
  • Inspect and lubricate fan motors quarterly
  • Replace all belts annually
  • 30 Point Maintenance Check

30 Point Maintenance Check (needs for specific systems vary):

  • Check system for proper refrigerant charge
  • Check compressor amps
  • Check condenser fan amps
  • Check condenser coil
  • Check contactor points
  • Check capacitor
  • Check thermostat (level)
  • Check thermostat calibration
  • Check temperature split at evaporator coil
  • Check blower amps
  • Check heat strip amps
  • Check safety controls
  • Check all electrical connections
  • Check air circulation
  • Check for air leaks at plenum
  • Check all visual leaks
  • Change filter if available
  • Lubricate all moving parts where necessary
  • Check and clean evaporator coil
  • Flush or blowout condensate line
  • Check for excessive vibration
  • Level a/c condenser
  • Check defrost control
  • Clean, check & adjust condenser fan
  • Check condensing temperature split at condensing coil
  • Clean indoor blower
  • Check the crankcase heater
  • Check final performance

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