Heating Preventive Maintenance Checklist

It’s a good idea to hire an HVAC company to inspect and do maintenance on your system every fall and spring. Here at Meyer Heating and Cooling we inspect and clean the wiring and mechanisms of the unit, which can be an intimidating challenge for the average homeowner. However, below we offer maintenance tips on ways you can prolong the life and increase the efficiency of your system.

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OUTDOOR UNIT CHECKLIST

preventive maintenance checklist Inspect unit for proper refrigerant level and adjust if necessary
meyer preventive maintenance checklist Clean dirt, leaves and debris from inside cabinet
meyer preventive maintenance checklist Inspect base pan for restricted drain openings—remove obstructions as necessary
meyer preventive maintenance checklist Inspect coil and cabinet—clean as needed
meyer preventive maintenance checklist Inspect fan motor and fan blades for wear and damage—on older models lubricate as needed
meyer preventive maintenance checklistInspect control box, associated controls/accessories, wiring and connections. Controls may include contactors, relays, circuit boards, capacitors, sump heat and other accessories. All control box and electrical parts should be checked for wear or damage.
meyer heating preventive maintenance checklistInspect compressor and associated tubing for damage

Contact Us Today for your Annual Heating Maintenance Check-Up

When it is time for your next preventive maintenance checkup on your Heating system, Meyer Heating can help extend the life of your unit and help avoid costly breakdowns. We make sure that your unit is running at optimal levels for both comfort and energy savings.

INDOOR UNIT CHECKLIST

meyer heating preventive maintenance checklistInspect and clean blower assembly (includes blower housing, blower wheel and motor)
meyer heating preventive maintenance checklistOn older models, lubricate motor and inspect and replace fan belt if needed
meyer heating preventive maintenance checklistCheck blower housing for lint and debris and clean as necessary
meyer heating preventive maintenance checklistInspect evaporator coil, drain pan and condensate drain lines. Clean as needed
meyer heating preventive maintenance checklistInspect ignition system and safety controls—clean and adjust as needed
meyer preventive maintenance checklistInspect control box, associated controls, wiring and connections
meyer heating maintenance checklistClean or replace air filters
meyer heating preventive maintenance checklistInspect conditioned airflow system (ductwork)—check for leaks

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The Benefits of System Maintenance

Heating preventative maintenance is an important component in maximizing comfort and extending the equipment lifecycle. At Meyer Heating and Air, we believe that a well-maintained system costs less to operate, provides better humidity control and helps improve indoor air quality.

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WHILE YOUR SYSTEM IS OPERATING

meyer heating preventive maintenance checklist Monitor system starting characteristics and capabilities
meyer heating preventive maintenance checklist Listen for abnormal noise
meyer heating preventive maintenance checklist Search for source of unusual odors
meyer heating preventive maintenance checklist Measure outdoor dry bulb temperature
meyer heating preventive maintenance checklist Measure indoor dry and wet bulb temperature
meyer heating preventive maintenance checklist Measure high and low side system pressures
meyer heating preventive maintenance checklist Measure temperature rise and adjust airflow as needed
meyer heating preventive maintenance checklist Check vent system for proper operation
meyer heating preventive maintenance checklist Monitor system for correct line and load volts/amps
meyer heating preventive maintenance checklist Monitor system operation per manufacturer’s specifications
meyer heating preventive maintenance checklist Provide system operation report and recommend repairs or replacement as necessary

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