How Often Should You Expect to Get Air Conditioning Service Done? 06/16/2017Having routine air conditioning service completed at least once a year can help prolong the life of your air conditioner and keep it operating at peak efficiency. Before we get to the hottest days of the Columbia season, have the specialists at Alltemp Comfort Services LLC complete your routine air conditioning service. Certain tasks should always be finished during a proper air conditioning service appointment. From energy.gov, your expert should always: Check for the proper amount of refrigerant, and if needed, look for refrigerant leaks with a leak detector. If a refrigerant evacuation is required, reclaim any refrigerant that must be emptied from the system, as opposed to illicitly freeing it to the air. Check for correct airflow in the system. Confirm the right electric control sequence to ensure adequate sequence of operation. Examine electric terminals, clean and stiffen connections. Look for the exactness of the thermostat. When it comes to DIY air conditioning service, replacing or cleaning your air filters frequently is a top priority. That’s because nothing else that simple can help make sure that your air conditioner continues to work at a high level of efficiency. Outside of when the air filter is cleaned or changed during your routine air conditioning service appointment, you should inspect it habitually. We recommend looking at it once a month or according to the manufacturer’s suggestion. How often it actually requires cleaning or replacement will be dependent on individual aspects in your home, like how much dust gets 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 aspect of air conditioner maintenance, call Alltemp Comfort Services LLC today at 803-318-6995. You can even use our online scheduler to schedule an appointment for your maintenance visit.