HVAC 21-Point Maintenance Checklist

HVAC 21-Point Maintenance Checklist

We take servicing your heating and cooling systems seriously, to ensure you have consistent, safe and efficient performance and comfort for your home or business.  We recommend you have your systems serviced twice annually, to protect and extend their life of your equipment, as well as to prevent unnecessary breakdowns or higher-than-necessary energy costs.

We perform the following checks and maintenance under your agreement with Chiles Propane Heating and Cooling:

  1. Chemically clean and thoroughly wash condenser coil
  2. Clean dirt, leaves and debris from inside cabinet
  3. Inspect fan motor and fan blades for wear and damage – on older models, lubricate as needed
  4. Inspect condenser drain line and clean if needed
  5. Inspect condenser coil for damage
  6. Inspect, tighten and test all electrical connections including disconnect switch
  7. Inspect all cooling system electrical wires, connectors, and terminals
  8. Test system; start and run capacitors
  9. Test all controls, switches, relays, transformers, contactors, motors and fans
  10. Measure starting and run amperes, line voltage and control voltage
  11. Test system-starting capabilities
  12. Check for abnormal noise
  13. Inspect all safety controls
  14. Monitor refrigerant pressures and temperatures
  15. Inspect heat exchanger or heating elements
  16. Inspect evaporator drain pan and lines
  17. Inspect for gas leaks in furnace
  18. Inspect blower assembly
  19. Test and record superheat and sub-cooling; compare with factory specifications
  20. Install a customer-supplied air filter
  21. Complete and present full written report and make any necessary recommendations

Benefits of Propane

  • Environmentally friendly
  • Does not contain lead
  • Low sulphur content
  • Highly Portable Fuel
  • Increased energy security
  • Highly concentrated energy
  • Protects public health
  • More convenient than electricity
  • Lower cost