By keeping your heating and cooling system in your home maintained and well taken care of, you can enjoy the full benefits of their usage and you would be able to ensure that your systems last you for a very long time. We’re going to show you some of the best ways to perform maintenance on your heating and cooling systems.

  • You should always check up on your thermostat settings so that it saves energy when you’re not present and keeps you comfortable when you’re in your home.
  • You should make sure and tighten all electrical connections and measure voltage and current on motors so that you don’t reduce the lifespan of its major components.
  • You should ensure that all moving parts are lubricated so that the potential for friction in the motors and the amount of electricity consumption is reduced.
  • You should inspect the heat pump, furnace or central air conditioner’s condensate drain to ensure that it isn’t blocked and causing water damage or increasing humidity in the house.
  • You should take a look at your system controls to make sure that it is starting, operating and shutting off as it should.
  • You should keep your evaporator and condenser air conditioning coils clean so that they can effectively cool your home and elongate the lifespan of the systems.
  • You should monitor the refrigerant level of your central AC unit and adjust it appropriately.
  • You should try to maximize the system airflow by adjusting the blower components to keep them more efficient.
  • You should always inspect, clean or change the air filters in your central air conditioner, heat pump or furnace monthly.
  • You should check the gas connections, gas pressure, heat exchanger, burner combustion and more, to ensure that they are proper and that they help the equipment to function safely and effectively.

If you are looking for an experienced and affordable heating and cooling contractor in Ottawa to handle all of your Ottawa HVAC needs, then give us a call to get professional help with your central air conditioner, furnace or fireplace for a complete home comfort experience. We have decades of experience in home heating and cooling and Capital City Heating & Cooling provides all HVAC services including heating & air conditioning installation, repair, service & maintenance in Ottawa and surrounding areas.