How Often Should You Expect to Get Air Conditioning Service Done?

Having standard air conditioning service completed at least once a year can help lengthen the life of your air conditioner and keep it operating at peak efficiency. Before we get to the hottest days of the McMurray season, have the professionals at Kowalski Heating, Cooling & Plumbing perform your annual air conditioning service.

Certain tasks should always be finished during a proper air conditioning service appointment. According to, your expert should always:

  • Inspect for the accurate amount of refrigerant, and if necessary, examine for refrigerant leaks utilizing a leak detector.
  • If a refrigerant evacuation is needed, retrieve any refrigerant that must be evacuated from the system, as opposed to unlawfully discharging it to the atmosphere.
  • Inspect for correct airflow throughout the system.
  • Check the right electric control sequence to make sure of adequate sequence of operation.
  • Examine electric terminals, clean and tighten connections.
  • Check the exactness of the thermostat.

When it comes to DIY air conditioning service, swapping out or cleaning your air filters regularly is essential. That’s because nothing else that simple can help ensure your air conditioner continues to work at top efficiency. Outside of when the air filter is cleaned or replaced during your annual air conditioning service appointment, you should check it frequently. We recommend looking at it monthly or according to the manufacturer’s advice. How often it actually demands cleaning or replacement will depend on individual factors in your home, like how much dust gets into your home and whether or not you have pets.

If it’s time for your regular air conditioner service or if you have questions about air filters or another aspect of air conditioner maintenance, call Kowalski Heating, Cooling & Plumbing today at 724-370-0141. 

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