Air Conditioner Maintenance
in Jefferson County, MO

AC maintenance is a crucial aspect of keeping your central air conditioner running efficiently and effectively. Regular maintenance can help extend the life of your unit, reduce the need for repairs, and improve the overall performance of your air conditioner. Request a free quote and schedule AC maintenance by contacting our team of contractors.

Benefits of Professional AC Maintenance

A central air conditioner unit is a significant investment, so you want to keep it running at its best for as long as possible.  Professional AC maintenance services provide a number of benefits, including:

  • Increased energy efficiency: Regular maintenance can help ensure that your air conditioner is running at peak performance, which can result in lower energy bills.
  • Extended equipment lifespan: Proper maintenance can help prolong the life of your air conditioner by preventing costly repairs and replacements.
  • Improved indoor air quality: Regular maintenance can help remove dirt, dust, and other contaminants from your air conditioner’s filters, which can improve the overall indoor air quality in your home or business.
  • Increased safety: Regular maintenance can help detect and prevent potential safety hazards, such as electrical issues or gas leaks.
  • Reduced breakdowns and repairs: Regular maintenance can help prevent breakdowns and the need for repairs, which can save you money and inconvenience in the long run.
  • Maintaining warranty: Manufacturers require regular maintenance for the warranty to remain valid which can save you money in the long run.

Overall, professional AC maintenance can help keep your air conditioner running efficiently and effectively, while also improving the indoor air quality and safety of your home or business. 

What is Included in Air Conditioner Maintenance?

Ricotta Heating & Air is committed to helping you maintain your AC system to help it perform at its best. Our professional air conditioner maintenance services include a thorough inspection and cleaning of the entire system, including: 

  • Cleaning or replacing air filters: The air filters in your air conditioner can become clogged with dirt and dust, which can restrict airflow and reduce the system’s efficiency. During maintenance, a technician will clean or replace the filters.
  • Checking and cleaning the coils: The coils in your air conditioner can become dirty or clogged, which can reduce the system’s efficiency. A technician will clean the coils to ensure proper airflow and heat transfer.
  • Inspecting and cleaning the ducts: The ducts in your air conditioner can become clogged with dirt and debris, which can restrict airflow and reduce the system’s efficiency. A technician will inspect and clean the ducts to ensure proper airflow and reduce energy costs.
  • Lubricating moving parts: The moving parts of your air conditioner, such as the fan motor and compressor, require lubrication to operate smoothly and efficiently. A technician will lubricate these parts to reduce wear and tear and prolong the life of the system.
  • Checking and adjusting the refrigerant levels: The refrigerant in your air conditioner is responsible for absorbing and releasing heat. A technician will check the refrigerant levels and make adjustments as necessary to ensure the system is running efficiently.
  • Inspecting electrical connections and wiring: A technician will check the electrical connections and wiring of the system to ensure that they are tight, clean, and in good condition to prevent potential electrical hazards.
  • Testing and adjusting the thermostat: A technician will test and adjust the thermostat to ensure that it is accurate and working properly.

    Performing these tasks help to keep your AC system running smoothly and efficiently, and can also help to identify potential issues before they become major problems. It is important to have a professional inspect and service your air conditioning system on a regular basis, typically once per year.

    Other Cooling Services We Offer

    In addition to maintenance services, Ricotta Heating & Air also offers AC installation and replacement services. When it comes to air conditioner installation, our technicians will consult with you and help determine which unit would be best for your needs. If your air conditioning unit is old or beyond repair, it may need to be replaced. We will remove your old air conditioning unit and install a new, more efficient system. These AC services are essential for maintaining a comfortable indoor temperature and ensuring that your HVAC system runs properly.