- Planned Maintenance
Spurk HVAC offers planned maintenance services with our to customers in Pittsburgh and its surrounding suburbs. Planned maintenance is predetermined work performed to a schedule with the aim of preventing the sudden failure of key equipment components.
With a Comfort Club Membership from Spurk HVAC, take the hassle out of maintaining your HVAC system. Comfort Club members will enjoy the following benefits:
- Two (2): 21 Point Safety Inspections per year: Keeping you Safe and Comfortable all year round.
- No Dispatch Fee (ever): For services booked during normal business hours.
- 15% discount on all repair services: Because you are special.
- Free Service Reminders: We’ll remind you when it’s time.
- Priority Service: Move right to the front of the line when you need us the most.
- $50 Yearly Credit: To apply towards that new system when the time comes.
- Lifetime Repair Warranty: You never pay for the same repair twice.
- 1″ Filter Replacement: Discounts on larger media filters.
- Access to Member Only Specials: Because saving money is smart.
Benefits of Planned Maintenance
Planned Maintenance Helps To:
Reduce heating and cooling costs
Prevent costly repairs and breakdowns
Provide peace of mind
Extend equipment life
Protect your investment
Dirt and neglect are the number 1 cause of heating and cooling failure. One of the most important steps you can take to prevent future problems and unwanted costs is bi-annual maintenance. When done properly, maintaining your system will save you money on energy bills and, just as importantly, help your systems last longer. Enjoy the peace of mind that only comes with knowing your systems have been serviced by qualified technicians.
Inspections Evaluate the Conditions of:
Systems general physical conditions
Thermostat calibration and operation
Indoor and outdoor coil condition
Heat exchanger condition
Control wiring and operation
Indoor blower motor
Airflow and temperature rise
Outdoor fan motor and blade balance
Contactor and relays
Indoor and outdoor unit wiring and connections
Reversing valve operation
Refrigeration lines and insulation
Planned maintenance can often spot small problems before they become large ones.
Outdoor Maintenance Checks Cover:
Check unit for proper refrigerant charge
Check suction and discharge pressures and temperatures
Inspect condenser coil and cabinet – chemically clean coil if needed
Inspect fan motor and fan blades for wear and damage
Inspect electrical compartment and wiring connections
Test contactors, relays, capacitors, sump heat, and other components
Inspect compressor function and associated tubing for damage
Indoor Maintenance Checks Cover:
Inspect blower motor and wheel – clean if needed
On older models, lubricate motor and inspect fan belt if needed
Replace filter if needed
Check draft inducer/combustion motor for proper operation
Inspect and clean condensate drain lines (and pump if applicable)
Inspect burner assembly and clean in place if needed
Inspect ignition system and safety controls – clean and adjust if needed
Perform combustion analysis to ensure safe CO levels
Inspect flue system – check for proper attachment to the furnace and for signs of corrosion
Inspect electrical compartment, control board, associated controls, wiring, and connections
While Your System Is Operating:
Monitor system starting characteristics and capabilities
Listen for abnormal noise
Search for source of unusual odors
Monitor air conditioning and heat pump systems for correct refrigerant charge
Measure outdoor dry bulb temperatures
Measure indoor dry and wet bulb temperatures
Measure high and low side system pressures
Monitor gas furnace for correct manifold gas pressure – make adjustments as needed
Measure temperature rise and adjust airflow as needed
Check vent system for proper operation
Monitor systems for correct line and load volts/amps
Monitor system operation per manufacturer’s specifications
Recommend repairs or replacement as necessary