Schaal Plumbing, Heating and Cooling Blog : Posts Tagged ‘AC Maintenance’

How AC Tune-Ups Prevent Repairs

Monday, July 16th, 2018

man-with-fanIf you are checking in on this blog hoping to see us present some tips for getting a 100% reliable performance from your air conditioner, save yourself some time and stop doing so. There is no such post forthcoming, because there is no tip that we or anyone else can offer that will allow you to enjoy 100% reliability. All air conditioners, even those that are built by the best manufacturers in the industry, are going to suffer from occasional operational problems. That doesn’t mean that you need to accept an unreliable performance, however.

There is a big difference between 100% reliable and as reliable as possible—chiefly the fact that the latter is actually possible! How do you get the most reliable performance that your AC can offer? The answer is simple. Pick up the phone, dial our number, and schedule routine air conditioning maintenance. No, this doesn’t mean that you’ll never need air conditioning repair in Urbandale, IA. It does mean, however, that you’ll need repairs as infrequently as possible.

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Keep the Coils on Your AC Clean!

Monday, August 28th, 2017

evaporator-coilIt’s getting late in the summer season, and before long we are going to be turning to our heaters, and not our air conditioners, in our efforts to live comfortably. That doesn’t mean that we’re out of the cooling season just yet, though, or that it is too late to impart some AC-related wisdom upon our readers. Today we want to talk about some very important components of the air conditioner — the coils — and why it is so important to keep them clean.

Routine air conditioning maintenance will ensure that your coils are clean at least once a year — and we strongly recommend that you explore the benefits of enrolling in our maintenance plan — but sometimes that just isn’t enough. You shouldn’t be disassembling your AC to clean any components on your own, but there are steps that you can take to help protect your air conditioner in Des Moines, IA. Read on to learn more about these coils, and how cleanliness affects them.

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Never Leave a Dirty Filter in Your AC

Monday, June 5th, 2017

man-holding-air-filterOnce the heat of the summer season is upon us, you are going to want to flip on your central air conditioning system or heat pump and cool the air in your home effectively, reliably, and efficiently. This is not going to be possible if you fail to schedule the routine air conditioning maintenance service that your system needs in order to excel in its operation, though. Enrolling in our maintenance program makes it easy to ensure that your air conditioner is prepared for the work that lies ahead, year after year.

However, there is one aspect of air conditioning maintenance that really cannot wait a full year between being completed. That is the act of changing your air conditioner’s air filter. These filters typically require changing every 1-3 months, and cannot sit in the system until our technicians come out for yearly maintenance. While the bulk of your AC maintenance in Des Moines, IA must be left to trained professionals, this is one simple task that you can handle on your own to great benefit your comfort and your air conditioner itself. 

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What Goes On During an AC Tune-Up?

Monday, June 6th, 2016

You should be able to cool your home efficiently, effectively, and reliably. As we’ve told you before, you really must schedule routine air conditioning maintenance if you want this to be the case. There is just no way that you can expect your air conditioning system to function at peak performance and efficiency levels if you do not have it tuned up on a regular basis by a trained professional. That is why we strongly recommend that you dial our number today to schedule routine air conditioning maintenance in Des Moines, IA, if you have not done so already. What exactly do we do when tuning up your system? Read on to learn more.

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Remember to Change Your Air Filter Regularly This Summer

Monday, April 18th, 2016

When the heat of the summer season is at its most intense, you need to know that you’ll be able to cool your home with the efficiency and reliability that you desire and which we know you deserve. If you’re wondering how you can go about seeing to it that this is the case, then answer is simple: AC maintenance. Dial our number today, and schedule the outstanding air conditioner maintenance services that your system needs to succeed. Remember too, though, that there are a few things that you can handle on your own. Simply remaining diligent in changing your air filter regularly can help you to keep your air conditioner functioning at peak performance and efficiency levels.

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Now Is a Great Time to Schedule Professional Air Conditioning Maintenance

Monday, March 28th, 2016

When you invest in an air conditioning system, you are investing in equipment that you are going to be using for years to come in order to ensure that you are able to live comfortably throughout the hottest time of the year. In order to do so reliably, though, you need to do more than just invest in a quality air conditioner. You must also schedule the air conditioning maintenance services that your system requires in order to continue operating at peak performance levels. Now is a great time to do so. If you are ready to schedule annual AC maintenance in Des Moines, IA, give our team a call.

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