When you call your HVAC professional for a maintenance check up, what exactly are you asking them to do? In order to get the most out of your check-up you should be sure your HVAC professional is checking everything that needs to be done. Do not let them leave without having them preform the following tasks recommended by Kudzu.

Make sure you have the correct amount of refrigerant.

Make sure there are no refrigerant leaks by using a leak detector.

Check for and seal duct leakage in your central systems.

Measure air flow through the evaporator coil.

Make sure the control systems are working properly so that the heating system and cooling system can’t operate at the same time.

Make sure your electric terminals are inspected.

Check your oil motors and your belts to make sure they are running smoothly.

Check the thermostat, and that it is working properly.

Lubricate all the moving parts of your system.

Inspect the condensate drain in your HVAC system.

Check that your system is running properly, that it is turning on and off properly.

Whatever you do, don not let your HVAC professional leave without checking everything on the list above! You want to make sure you are getting what you paid for so you don’t run into more costly issues in the future!

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