Maintenance

Saving money is important to you, so maintenance of your HVAC systems should be important as well.

When you choose to service your home’s heating and cooling equipment seasonally, you keep it running efficiently, which saves you money on your gas and electric bills. ┬áMaintenance also lowers the chance that your equipment will experience an unforeseen breakdown, thus lowering your costs for repairs.

At Apache we provide both cooling and heating tune ups to ensure that your air conditioner, heat pump, gas furnace, or boiler is ready to take on the season’s temperature changes.

AC Tune Ups

Your cooling tune up will entail all of the following to make sure you can enter the Summer with confidence in your air conditioning unit:

  • Lubricate points of contact
  • Adjust and recalibrate master settings
  • Clean blower compartment
  • Check refrigerant levels and pressures
  • Check amperage draw on all motors and compressor
  • Clean condenser coils
  • Inspect and test condenser electrical and mechanical components
  • Measure airflow
  • Clean and flush condensate drain lines
  • Clean, flush, and test condensate pump
  • Inspect and replace air filter
  • Inspect cooling coil and ductwork
  • Measure and test indoor air quality
  • Measure and test supply and return air differential
  • Ensure proper thermostat operation
  • Test system for proper operation
  • Provide feedback and helpful tips

Heating Tune Ups

The steps to your heating tune up depend on the type of heating equipment you have in your home. Whether you have a gas furnace, heat pump, or boiler, Apache will tune it up for you.

Your tune up will allow you to go into the Winter without fear of losing your heat unexpectedly.

If you have a gas furnace, your tune up will include the following steps, along with others:

  • Lubricate points of contact
  • Adjust and recalibrate settings
  • Test electrical connections
  • Clean the blower compartment
  • Clean heat exchanger burners and burner compartment
  • Inspect and adjust electronic firing rate and electrical components
  • Inspect and adjust gas pressure, gas lines, and connections
  • Inspect flue pipe
  • Inspect and lubricate draft inducer system
  • Ensure proper thermostat operation
  • Digital carbon monoxide test
  • Inspect exchanger and ductwork
  • Inspect and replace air filter
  • Clean humidifier
  • Change humidifier filter
  • Inspect water supply
  • Test system for proper operation
  • Provide feedback and helpful tips

Call to find out more about how we can help you maintain your heating equipment.