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287 Walton Avenue Bronx, New York 10451
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Heating & Air Conditioning FAQs

What regular maintenance do heating and air conditioning systems need?

We provide an annual maintenance membership service. This includes a technician who arrives at your home twice a year to inspect and maintain the integrity of your system. These visits allow technicians to clean and inspect all parts of the system and perform any necessary repairs. We do this twice a year so we can catch any hazards or problems before they become costly or dangerous.

Why is it important to replace your HVAC filters?

This depends on how often you use your thru-the-wall HVAC system. We recommend your filter be checked once a month for debris. If there is an excess of debris, the filter needs to be replaced.

Regular filter replacement helps your HVAC system operate at peak level and improves indoor air quality. We recommend you replace your filters at least twice a year: at the beginning of the hot and cold seasons. We offer an annual maintenance membership service that covers this service so you never have to worry about it.

How long does a new thru-the-wall HVAC system last?

Oftentimes, property owners will let their HVAC units run until it dies. But what many don’t realize is they could be saving money and protecting the environment by replacing their HVAC unit sooner. If your thru-the-wall system is 12 years or older, it may be a good idea to replace your unit. Improvements in technology can save up to 50% of energy costs and have a much lower impact on the environment.

The best way to find out what system suits your home best is to consult with a professional. These experts can take a look at your home and make recommendations based on the layout of your house and your particular needs.

Why doesn’t my a/c maintain the correct temperature?

Sometimes the problem is with the unit itself, and sometimes the problem is with the thermostat. Old units are unable to keep up with the demand of your home and therefore inadequately distribute air. In other situations, the irregular heating or cooling is simply due to a thermostat that needs updating rather than a complete unit installation. Our technicians can honestly assess your unit and advise on the best way to proceed.

Why is my air conditioner leaking water?

Your AC uses an evaporator coil that cools down warm air, which creates moisture. The water that is created should collect in a drain pan and be led out of the HVAC through a drain line. If the drain line breaks, clogs or becomes too dirty, it can cause leaking.

This is one of a number of issues that can be prevented with our annual maintenance membership. If we can get our technicians to your HVAC units twice a year, they’ll be able to catch the problem before it ever becomes a problem.

Is there anything I should check before calling for service?

Always check that your HVAC unit is turned on. Often, our service guys go to an apartment, only to discover the unit itself was never turned on or the breaker had been flipped. Double check the breakers are turned on and make sure the thermostat is set correctly. No one wants to pay a service fee only to discover it was as simple as flipping a switch.