The air conditioner needs to be regularly serviced and maintained to ensure that it is working in top notch condition. The AC’s filters, fins and coils need to be well maintained for the whole unit to function effectively. Any neglect leads to the AC’s steady decline in performance as energy bills steadily increase. Therefore, it is in the best interest of the homeowner to ensure regular servicing. AC maintenance service in Mesa AZ is affordable when done regularly.
The routine replacement and cleaning of AC filters ensures efficiency. This is because clogged and dirty filters often block airflow. This causes air to carry dirt to the evaporator coil hence impairing its heat-absorbing capacity. Replacing clogged and dirty filters lowers energy consumption by up to 15 percent. Reusable filters only need regular cleaning while the others should be replaced when clogged.
The AC’s evaporator and condenser coils collect dirt for months and years. Even though clean filters prevents the coils from soiling quickly, they still collect dirt eventually. Dirt basically reduces air flow and the coil’s ability to absorb required heat by insulating it. It should be checked annually and cleaned. Condenser coils that are placed outdoors quickly collect dirt and should be checked regularly for foliage, falling leaves and debris.
Aluminum fins on condenser and evaporator coils get easily bent thus blocking airflow in the coil. They should be combed back into original condition. Additionally, condensate drains should be checked for clogging while window seals should be inspected for damages.
While one can do basic AC upkeep, professional services are required to inspect and fix any problems they find in the air conditioning system. Velocity Mechanical LLC are professional HVAC service contractors that offer top quality services and workmanship. They can be reached at 480-688-7078 to schedule an AC maintenance service in Mesa AZ.