Spring Maintenance: Charleston, SC HVAC

A drive around the Lowcountry this time of year is full of spring color. We’re especially fond of daffodils and tulips since they signal warmer temperatures are ahead. Perhaps you’re also looking forward to a Charleston spring or summer—days at the beach, time with little helpers learning to fish, walks on the pier and a perfect excuse for a fresh scoop from Ye Ole Fashioned. One of the best parts about a warm Charleston day full of outdoor adventures is coming home to a clean and cool home. Keep reading for a few handy spring maintenance tips from your trusted ECHA team. We are proud to be your Charleston, SC HVAC professionals.


Why Maintenance Matters
When your HVAC system is in optimal shape, the benefits are numerous. You can expect lower energy bills, increased energy efficiency, fewer costly repairs, improved indoor air quality and more. The Indoor Air Quality Association also highlights environmental benefits, home safety and peace of mind as additional reasons HVAC maintenance is crucial.

Spring HVAC Maintenance
There are a few spring HVAC maintenance tips you can put into place right away. The following are good ideas for homeowners:

  • Change filters (we recommend changing monthly in most cases)
  • Clean around your outdoor unit (weeds, shrubs and debris)
  • Dust indoor vent covers
  • Clean bathroom fans
  • Consider a deep clean of carpets (a Good Housekeeping tip to cut down on dust and dirt in your home)


Other important HVAC maintenance is best handled by a professional. Here’s a look at what you can expect from your spring HVAC tune-up from ECHA:

  • Check thermostat calibration
  • Monitor refrigerant pressure
  • Test AC starting capabilities
  • Test air conditioner safety controls
  • Clean and/or replace standard air filters
  • Clean and adjust blower components
  • Measure for correct airflow
  • Tighten electrical connections
  • Measure volts and amps
  • Lubricate all moving parts
  • Clean condensate drain
  • Measure temperature difference between supply air and return air
  • Apply protective coating
  • Monitor cooling cycle
  • Inspect evaporator coil
  • Examine installation quality
  • Examine equipment condition area, and clearances
  • Clean condenser coil


Take Advantage of Our Semi-Annual Maintenance Special
Now through March 31, 2021, we’re offering a semi-annual maintenance price of just $149. Visit our Specials page for your coupon.


Customer Feedback
We love our team members and our neighbors! Thanks for taking the time to let us know we’ve exceeded your expectations. Visit our testimonials page to read what other customers in the community are saying about ECHA.

We’re Here to Help
Do you have questions about commercial Charleston, SC HVAC? We would love to walk you through what we have to offer. The East Cooper Heating & Air team is committed to its employees, customers and communities. We are taking proper measures to ensure the safety of our team members and our customers. Let’s work together to keep you and your family comfortable. Contact us today to get started; give us a call at (843) 375-6592 or fill out our online request form.

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