How Often Should You Expect to Get Air Conditioning Service Done? 06/16/2017Having regular air conditioning service completed at least yearly can help lengthen the life of your air conditioner and keep it functioning at peak efficiency. Before we get to the hottest days of the Tuscaloosa season, have the experts at KDM Service Corporation conduct your yearly air conditioning service. Particular tasks should always be done during a usual air conditioning service appointment. As stated by energy.gov, your expert should always: Look for the accurate amount of refrigerant, and if necessary, test for refrigerant leaks utilizing a leak detector. If a refrigerant evacuation is needed, recover any refrigerant that must be cleared from the system, rather than illegally releasing it to the atmosphere. Check for correct airflow throughout the system. Verify the appropriate electric control sequence to ensure proper sequence of operation. Inspect electric terminals, clean and tighten connections. Check the precision of the thermostat. When it comes to DIY air conditioning service, swapping out or cleaning your air filters regularly is on the top of the list. That’s because nothing else that easy can help guarantee your air conditioner continues to operate at peak efficiency. Outside of when the air filter is cleaned or swapped out during your yearly air conditioning service appointment, you should inspect it frequently. We advise looking at it every 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 enters your home and whether or not you have pets. If it’s time for your regular air conditioner service or if you have questions about air filters or another component of air conditioner maintenance, call KDM Service Corporation today at 205-758-2703. You can even utilize our online scheduler to schedule an appointment for your maintenance visit.