Preventative HVAC Maintenance Tune-Ups for Your Heating & Air Conditioning System

Skelton’s Heating, Cooling and Refrigeration is a reputable full-service Birmingham area HVAC contractor offering preventive HVAC maintenance services to homeowners and businesses throughout the local area. Regular maintenance is so important to your system’s dependable operation, which is why we encourage all of our customers to be diligent about scheduling their system tune-ups regularly. Regular equipment maintenance just makes sense.

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Furnace & Cooling System – Preventative Maintenance Agreement

It’s all about prevention & savings.
Twice a year check-ups, Furnace and Heat Pump check-ups in the Fall and air conditioning check-ups every Spring to make certain that your heating & cooling system is safe to operate and in top performance, assuring you and your family maximum comfort throughout the year. Precision Heating and Cooling Tune-up Procedure Includes:

Spring Maintenance

• Replace standard pleated filters
• Inspect and tighten all electrical connections and terminals
• Measure electrical voltage and amperage
• Check and test safety controls
• Calibrate thermostat
• Blow out condensate lines and check drains
• Adjust air volume for maximum efficiency
• Check refrigerant pressures
• Clean condenser coils
• Clean leaves and debris from condenser
• Sanitize evaporator coils (if accessible)
• Visual ductwork inspection
• Check blower belt wear, tension and alignment*
• Lubricate as needed
• Advise you on other ways to reduce energy consumption,
improve safety and enhance comfort

Fall Maintenance

• Replace standard pleated filters
• Inspect and tighten all electrical connections and terminals
• Measure electrical voltage and amperage
• Test and inspect all furnace safety controls
• Calibrate thermostat
• Clean and adjust main gas burners
• Check defrost operations
• Check refrigerant pressures
• Check condenser coils (clean if needed)
• Clean and adjust ignition/pilot assembly
• Inspect the flue assembly and test flue gas drafting mechanism
• Test and adjust gas pressure
• Thoroughly brush and vacuum the heat exchanger (if applicable)
• Check blower belt wear, tension and alignment*
• Lubricate as needed
• Visual ductwork inspection
• Advise you on other ways to reduce energy consumption, improve safety and enhance comfort

Plan Benefits

I. Priority Customer Status (move to the front of the line when scheduling)
II. Discounts on Locally Available Parts (Residential Only)
III. Discounted Overtime Rates (Residential Only)
IV. Lower Energy Bills
V. Safer, More Efficient Operations of Equipment
VI. Eliminate Most Costly Repairs
VII. Extended Equipment Life
VIII. Higher Efficiency for Gas Heating and Cooling Equipment
IX. Peace of Mind That Your System Will Be Running at Peak Performance

*(Due to the range of costs, sizes and types of these items, if unit or parts replacement is needed, they will be quoted

One Year Agreement Pricing

1 System – $178
2 System – $298
3 System – $418
4 System – $538
5 System – $658
6 System – $778

Prepare For Your Service Appointment

Keep in mind these tips are suggestions. Tampering with your unit could void your warranty, give us a call if you are unsure.

Outdoor Units

• Clean any dirt, leaves and debris outside the main cabinet.
• Inspect the base pan for blocked drain openings.
• Inspect the coil and cabinet for any holes and leaks.
• Inspect the fan blade while they’re in motion and stationary to determine wear and damage.
• Inspect and clean outside of control box associated with unit.

Indoor Units

• Clean or replace air filters.
• Check for leaks in the ductwork.
• Check for any unusual odors when your system starts.
• Listen for any unusual noises when your system starts.
• Inspect your control box, wiring and connections.

Tips For Your Home

Cooling Tips

• Make sure your attic is properly ventilated.
• Draw blinds or drapes to block the sunlight during the hottest part of the day.
• Set your ceiling fans to rotate counterclockwise.
• Use your grill and cook outside as much as possible.

Heating Tips

• Make sure your home is properly insulated so heat doesn’t escape.
• Lock your windows to reduce the warm air escaping your home.
• Make sure all heating vents are clear of obstruction.
• Lower the thermostat when hosting a large number of guests.

HVAC Maintenance Maximizes Heating & Cooling Performance

One of the major benefits of routine maintenance is enhanced system performance, which adds up to greater comfort for you and your family.

  • Air conditioning maintenance helps to ensure that your cooling system delivers the cool indoor temperatures and summertime humidity control you count on for hot-weather comfort.
  • Furnace and heating maintenance gives you the assurance that your system is functioning safely and effectively, bringing you peace of mind along with consistent wintertime comfort.
  • Heat pump maintenance helps your hard-working system provide the heating and cooling comfort you depend on in winter and summer.
  • Advantages of Our Preventive HVAC Maintenance Plan

    Our preventive maintenance plan is affordable, and it helps you save even more through priority customer discounts on repairs. As a maintenance plan membership customer, you’ll also receive priority HVAC service. Contact us for further information about our AC and heating maintenance plan.

    What You Can Expect from Your HVAC Tune Up

    When you schedule an HVAC tune-up with Skelton’s Heating, Cooling and Refrigeration, you can be sure you’ll get quality service, a thorough inspection, and precision system servicing at an affordable price. We offer $89 tune-ups to help you fit heating and cooling maintenance into your budget. Here’s what you can expect our licensed maintenance technician to do during your system tune up:

    • Check/adjust all heating/AC components
    • Tighten all electrical connections
    • Measure electrical current and voltage
    • Lubricate all moving parts
    • Check thermostat function
    • Test controls and system operation
    • Check AC/heat pump’s refrigerant charge
    • Identify deteriorating parts

    Contact us to schedule your Birmingham, Childersburg, Hoover, Pelham, Alabaster, Chelsea, Vestavia Hills, Meadow Brook, AL or surrounding area home’s preventive maintenance tune-up today. Let us show you how much of a difference a clean, well-tuned system can make.

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