Accutemp Inc.

Heating - Air Conditioning - Refrigeration

Service & Repair

Tip of the Month

Spring Annual Tune-Up

Get your HVAC unit tuned up!

Having a tune up done will help the unit operate more efficiently and can prevent failures in the middle of peak seasons. A PM service will help your household in many ways as well. It can help you lower utility bills, extend the life of your equipment, and maintain capacity.

Having a PM contract also helps you out as a customer by providing 10% discounts on any needed repairs, and makes you a priority customer.

 What Is a Tune Up?

Preventative maintenance is an inspection of indoor and outdoor unit(s) We will:

  • Clean coils
  • Check and adjust refrigerant pressures
  • Check amps on motors and compressors
  • Clean drain lines

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Types Of Mechanical Air Filters

Mechanical air filters are the most common type of home air filters used in residential HVAC systems.

These filters use synthetic fibers to trap small particles, debris, and dust, among other things — preventing those things from circulating in the air and getting into our lungs.
The effectiveness of a mechanical air filter is measured in MERV ratings (Minimum Efficiency Reporting Value). Generally speaking, the cheaper the filter is, the lower the MERV number is. In other words, you get what you pay for. Air filters with lower MERV ratings need to be replaced more frequently.

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Why should I change my air filter?

A dirty air filter is the #1 reason for HVAC system failure. A dirty filter restricts the air flow into your HVAC systems air handler. This restricted air flow places additional strain on the air handler fan motor and could, over time, burn out the motor and cause your system to overheat and ultimately fail.

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