21 Point AC Check
For $79 we will perform this 21 point check on your air conditioning unit.
+Check Freon Levels
1 lb of Freon Included, if needed.
+Check Blower Motor
Check the blower motor's operation and amperage draw. As the motor gets old it will draw more amperage, causing you to have a higher electric bill.
Dirty filters are the main cause of Air Flow and Cooling problems
Check the compressor's operation and amperage draw. As the motor gets old it will draw more amperage, which means it uses more electricity, raising your electric bill.
+Check Condenser Coil
Is it clean? Is it damaged? Dirty or damaged coils limit the unit’s ability to cool or heat. Coils collect dirt, dust, mold, and gunk.
+Check Condensate Drain Pan
Is it there? Is it leaking? This is a main drain pan and over time it can begin to rust. This can create leaks and water damage in your ceiling.
+Check Drain Line
Make sure it is clean and flowing properly. Overtime, algae build-up in the line will restrict the water's flow, which can back up into your unit and create a leak inside there-causing more damage.
+Inspect Secondary Drain Pan
This is the overflow pan used in attic installation only.
+Inspect Duct Work for Leaks
Ducts that leak are a HUGE place where people loose energy and cold air. Duct work exists in your entire house, and we will inspect all of it.
Does it work properly? Did you know that a simple digital t-stat can save you hundreds per year on your heating and cooling costs? Digitals are more accurate and cut on and off at certain degree requests. This means your units will run for shorter periods of time; which is a good thing!
+Inspect Blower Housing for Microbial Growth
The blower housing is located inside your air handler. That’s a cold, dark environment, and it has potentially developed mold; mold affects your breathing, health, and comfort.
+Check all Wire Connections
Check for loose or corroded connections. A lot of things can cause wires to become loose, such as vibrations from the unit. Also, water damage can cause wires to become corroded.
+Check for Microbial Growth on Coil
The coil is located inside your air handler. It is in a cold, dark environment, and it has potentially developed mold. Mold can affect your breathing, health, and comfort.
We hook up our meters to your unit to check for proper voltage. If you lack proper voltage you can burn out your motor and compressor.
+Evaluate Temperature at Supply Plenum
We take our thermometer and evaluate the temperature between the supply and return ducts. This will tell us how well your “overall system” is performing.
+Inspect Plenum for Maximum Air Efficiency
Something can be in the way of the plenum, such as sagging flex, or other obstructions. We check for anything that could be restricting air flow.
+Check Balance of Motor
Any unbalanced motor can create excessive vibrations and noise. If so, this can loosen parts and wires and cause them to fail.
+Adjust fan belt (if needed)
If your belt is too tight or too loose. We will adjust.
Do you have the proper size for the units? Sometimes, installers may use a breaker that is too big for the unit. If this is the case, then that is a FIRE HAZARD! The unit might not trip the breaker, which is a safety feature, to protect you.
+Inspect Heating Elements
Do you have the properly sized heat strip? We have found that most heaters are undersized. Do you remember that long cold-snap we had when it got in the 20’s? Almost all A/C companies were flooded with calls; everyone was freezing, and they could not keep their house warm! You should really have a 7kw or better (although it depends on the size of your home). Do you get that funny smell when you first turn on your heat? That is probably mold on your heating element! Get that checked out.
+Inspect All Start Capacitors
What is the current condition, and voltage? If your capacitor is going bad, it will draw more energy than it needs. Raising your electric bil,l and potentially damaging your total system.