Reliable Air Conditioning Maintenance in Richmond, VA

short pump heating and air technician working on ac unit outside of houseRichmond, Virginia, is one of the oldest and most historical major cities in the U.S., which means most of Richmond’s homes were built before 1940.

If you live in one of these historic beauties, your HVAC system has likely been replaced at least once — probably more like two or three times. If you’d like to put off another replacement for a while longer, investing in maintenance is your best bet.

Your AC system can last as long as 15 years with regular HVAC maintenance. AC maintenance is a good investment because it keeps your system working more efficiently, which lowers monthly energy bills. Maintenance also improves your indoor air quality — something everyone cares about.

Since the 1920s, our family has had roots in Richmond and HVAC solutions. We’re invested in this area and you!

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Benefits of Regular AC Maintenance for Richmond Homes

Any well-maintained cooling unit will last longer. Without maintenance, you’ll need a new AC system within eight to 10 years. Your HVAC system has many moving parts that need annual inspection and lubrication. This keeps everything working efficiently.

Some AC repairs cost as much as $2,300. Maintenance saves money by preventing the need for these repairs. AC maintenance also increases energy efficiency, meaning your energy bills will be lower for the same level of cooling. Without maintenance, you’ll likely have to replace your broken system sooner rather than later.

Perhaps most importantly, if you ignore maintenance, you’ll have more airborne pollutants and allergens that cause illness. Your air quality will suffer without a clean AC unit and ductwork. This is important to most households, especially those with children, elderly, or chronically ill family members.

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You Need Professional AC Maintenance

Short Pump Heating & Air installationIt’s tempting to DIY many home management tasks, but DIY HVAC and AC maintenance isn’t a good idea. Your time is valuable.

By the time you’ve gotten the right tools, studied the how-to articles, jumped in, and realized it’s taking longer than you planned, your local Short Pump Heating & Air technician could have come and gone:

  • Maintenance tune-ups save money. Avoiding maintenance isn’t worth the risk of damaging your AC system or missing important problems.
  • Our technicians have years of training and experience.
  • We will inspect more than you would. We can eliminate a repair by knowing what warning signs to look for. We’re good at what we do.

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What’s Involved in AC Maintenance?

Your Short Pump Heating & Air AC maintenance professional will inspect your refrigerant for leaks and add refrigerant if needed. During maintenance, we inspect:

  • Blower motor
  • Capacitors
  • Compressor
  • Condenser coil
  • Ductwork
  • Electrical connections
  • Fan blade
  • Indoor coil
  • Lubricate moving parts
  • Refrigerant (recharge/repair leaks)
  • Safety devices
  • Service valves
  • Start, operation, shut-down controls
  • Supply/return differential
  • Thermostat settings

We will clean:

  • Air filter
  • Condensate drain/line

Savvy homeowners know spring AC and fall heating system maintenance saves time and money (and prevents emergencies).

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You Can Trust Short Pump Heating & Air

Trust is important in any partnership, and that’s what we want to be: Your trusted partner for clean, comfortable air. We serve Richmond and:

… and nearby communities. Your Short Pump Heating & Air team is honest: If you can get more mileage from your current AC system, we’ll tell you.

We’ll offer a best-guesstimate of its life span. But never let money stop you from having clean, comfortable home air. We offer flexible financing options.

Ask questions. When you know more, you’ll make better choices. That’s how you’ll know Short Pump Heating & Air is your best choice for AC maintenance.

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