How Often Should You Expect to Get Air Conditioning Service Done? 06/16/2017Having standard air conditioning service completed at least once a year can help extend the life of your air conditioner and keep it running at peak efficiency. Before we get to the warmest days of the the Upper Rio Grande Valley season, have the experts at Cytech Heating & Cooling perform your yearly air conditioning service. Particular tasks should always be finished during a proper air conditioning service appointment. From energy.gov, your expert should always: Check for the accurate amount of refrigerant, and if needed, look for refrigerant leaks utilizing a leak detector. If a refrigerant evacuation is needed, recover any refrigerant that must be cleared from the system, instead of illicitly releasing it to the environment. Look for efficient airflow through the system. Check the right electric control sequence to make sure of proper sequence of operation. Examine electric terminals, clean and tighten connections. Check the exactness of the thermostat. When it comes to DIY air conditioning service, replacing or cleaning your air filters regularly is a top priority. That’s because nothing else that easy can help ensure your air conditioner continues to work at a high level of efficiency. In addition to when the air filter is cleaned or replaced during your routine air conditioning service appointment, you should check it frequently. We advise taking a look at it once a month or according to the manufacturer’s suggestion. How often it actually needs cleaning or replacement will be dependent on individual factors in your home, like how much dust comes into your home and whether or not you have pets. If it’s time for your annual air conditioner service or if you have questions about air filters or another element of air conditioner maintenance, call Cytech Heating & Cooling today at 956-630-3522. You can even use our online scheduler to make an appointment for your maintenance visit.