Knoxville AC Maintenance
Trusted Air Conditioning Maintenance & Tune-Ups in the Greater Knoxville, TN Community
There’s nothing worse than having your AC unit give out right in the dead of summer. That’s why we encourage homeowners to take precautions by scheduling an AC tune-up before the summer settles in. At Pipe Wrench Plumbing, Heating & Cooling, Inc., our air conditioning maintenance services are designed to make your AC unit as efficient as possible before the season of heavy use.
We offer an 18-point AC inspection for all of our air conditioning maintenance. This includes:
- Inspecting the condenser motor
- Checking the refrigeration levels
- Inspecting the AC unit belts and pulleys
- Checking the temperatures and pressures
- Lubricating motors
- Inspecting controls and safety devices
- Checking and tightening connections
- Checking contactors and relays for wear
- Testing and labeling emergency shutoffs
This attention to detail helps us perform a better and more thorough AC tune-up than our competitors, and also provides benefits to our customers such as:
- Longer lifespan for AC units and fewer repairs
- Increased safety
- Increased performance and efficiency will lower monthly energy bill
- Helps catch small problems before they turn into larger, more expensive issues
DIY AC Maintenance: Changing Your Air Filters
Dirty air filters are a common culprit behind all sorts of air conditioning issues, including ACs that blow warm air and poor indoor air quality. One of the simplest ways that you can maintain your air conditioner between service appointments is to regularly change the filter. Watch our video below to learn more about how to choose the right filter for your system.
Why Choose Pipe Wrench for Air Conditioning Maintenance?
Our Knoxville AC experts take customer satisfaction seriously. That’s why we offer a two-year guarantee on parts and labor, and a lifetime guarantee on workmanship and installation. We also offer a same-day service guarantee – if we don’t make it out to your home the same day you call, the visit is FREE. All of these benefits help make up our Peace of Mind Program designed to make our customers’ lives easier. We understand that you just want to get your AC units back up and running, and we make that process as quick and easy as possible.
Common AC Tune-Up FAQs
How often should I schedule AC maintenance?
On average, your air conditioner should be serviced at least once a year, usually during the spring season. This way you can ensure your AC is ready to go when the warm weather hits.
Is professional AC tune-up worth it?
Having a professional HVAC technician look over your air conditioner can save you time and money when it comes to AC repairs. That’s because our team can provide professional maintenance that prevents costly AC repairs in the future.
How often should I change my AC air filter?
On average, air filters should be changed every 90 days. But if you have allergies or are more sensitive to dust/pollen, 45 days might be better.
If I replace my outdoor unit, do I need to also replace my indoor unit?
In most cases, yes! Air conditioners and heat pump outdoor units are manufactured to match with the indoor unit. Replacing one without the other can cause a strain on your cooling unit and result in reduced performance / efficiency.
How long do air conditioners last?
Though AC makes and models can vary, the average air conditioner lasts for about 10 to 15 years. If properly maintained and cared for, it can last a little longer.
Why is my AC making strange noises?
Outside of a low hum when turned on, your air conditioner shouldn’t make a lot of noise. If you keep hearing clanking or screeching sounds, there might be something wrong with your blower or a part might have gotten loose. It’s important to have a professional check so that it doesn’t damage your AC.
Don’t wait to get your AC ready for summer use! Contact Pipe Wrench Plumbing, Heating & Cooling, Inc. and schedule your tune-up and AC maintenance today! Call us at (865) 518-7008.