HVAC maintenance is important not only for the efficiency of your unit but also for the comfort of your home. And common air conditioning maintenance tasks, such as inspecting the thermostat and routinely changing the air filter, can directly affect the comfort of your Charles Town, West Virginia, home. Here’s how doing them can enhance your home’s comfort.

Evaluate the Thermostat

Adjusting the thermostat is the first step to take when finding the ideal temperature of your home. If the thermostat is not working properly or is in the wrong location, it can be difficult to effectively heat or cool your home. Evaluating the location, the electrical and Wi-Fi connection, and functionality of the thermostat are just a few of the many tasks that your technician will complete during the HVAC service call.

Lubricate Important Mechanical Parts

Your HVAC unit is made up of many different mechanical parts. Over time, these parts can become worn and not work as efficiently, thus affecting the unit’s ability to heat or cool your home. Routine lubrication can keep the parts in good working condition while also preventing costly breakdowns from occurring.

Change the Air Filter

It is necessary to frequently change your unit’s air filter, both for air quality and to help the HVAC unit work properly. When dust and debris build up in the unit, it has to work harder to achieve your set temperature. Your service technician will replace the air filter during your appointment. However, it is important that you also replace the air filter in between appointments.

Inspect the Outdoor Unit

Your outdoor unit is responsible for cooling your home. Because you do not usually need your air conditioning unit during the winter months, the unit often requires maintenance come spring. Also, inclement weather can cause debris to pile up around the unit. Your maintenance technician will inspect the area surrounding the unit while also removing any dangers.

The tasks that our HVAC maintenance technician completes help to prolong the life of your unit, while also increasing the comfort of your home. Call us today at Griffith Energy Services at 888-474-3391 to learn more about how HVAC maintenance can increase your comfort levels this summer.

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Dear Customers,

At this time, when the news is dominated by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) health emergency around the world, we wanted to personally reach out and let you know that we are vigilantly implementing enhanced protocols to ensure your safety and the safety of our team.

We are closely monitoring the guidance of the World Health Organization and the Centers for Disease Control regarding the spread of the virus. This is an evolving situation and we will continue to develop and take necessary measures as needed. Our focus is to ensure that we meet customer needs while doing our part to keep you, our employees, and our communities safe.

Here’s what we’re doing:

  • Everyone on our team has received enhanced training and protocol briefings. We will continue to evolve and adjust these protocols as needed.
  • We are implementing telecommuting options for positions where applicable.
  • Non-essential work travel is currently on hold for all employees.
  • We are conducting enhanced cleaning practices at our locations and are instructing employees to continually sanitize their work stations and vehicles.
  • We are also urging all employees to be vigilant about frequent hand washing.

Information for you:
If you have an existing service appointment, we look forward to seeing you and want to reassure you that we are doing everything we can to promote a safe and secure service experience.

During this challenging time, if you are experiencing symptoms related to the COVID-19 virus or have been exposed to it, in order to protect our team and all the customers we serve, we encourage you to please reschedule your service appointment, by calling us at 888-474-3391.

Your safety is our highest priority and we truly appreciate the trust that you place in our team and our company.

Best regards,
Griffith Energy Services
888-474-3391

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