How Often Should You Expect to Get Air Conditioning Service Done? Posted June 16, 2017 Having regular air conditioning service done at least yearly can help prolong the life of your air conditioner and keep it running at peak efficiency. Before we get to the hottest days of the Front Royal summertime, have the experts at Dave's Diversified Services perform your routine air conditioning service. Some tasks should always be finished during a usual air conditioning service appointment. According to energy.gov, your expert should always: Look for the correct amount of refrigerant, and if needed, look for refrigerant leaks using a leak detector. If a refrigerant evacuation is needed, retrieve any refrigerant that must be cleared from the system, as opposed to illicitly discharging it to the environment. Inspect for efficient airflow through the system. Confirm the correct electric control sequence to ensure correct sequence of operation. Examine electric terminals, clean and strengthen connections. Inspect the exactness of the thermostat. When it comes to DIY air conditioning service, changing or cleaning your air filters frequently is a top priority. That’s because nothing else that straightforward can help make sure that your air conditioner continues to operate at a high level of efficiency. Outside of when the air filter is cleaned or swapped out during your annual air conditioning service appointment, you should inspect it regularly. We advise checking it once a month or according to the manufacturer’s advice. How often it actually demands cleaning or replacement will be dependent on individual factors in your home, like how much dust gets into your home and whether or not you have pets. If it’s time for your annual air conditioner service or if you have questions about air filters or another element of air conditioner maintenance, call Dave's Diversified Services today at 540-369-3971.