Today’s advanced HVAC equipment is designed and engineered to withstand the effects of extreme weather and severe climate conditions. However, moving parts and sensitive electronic components undergo significant stress and wear over time. As a result, furnaces, heat pumps, and air conditioners require regular maintenance to continue operating reliably and efficiently.
An HVAC preventive maintenance agreement will help to reduce the chance of an unexpected equipment malfunction and the associated costly repair. While the build quality of your heating and cooling equipment is important, every unit should be regularly serviced to improve performance and lower operating costs.
Preventive Maintenance Benefits
At Gentry Heating, we dispatch nationally certified technicians to your home or office on a semiannual basis to conduct a variety of important tests, adjustments, inspections, and calibrations. Heating and cooling maintenance agreements provide many benefits when the work is performed by a skilled and knowledgeable HVAC contractor.
Lower Utility Costs: Dirt, grime, and duct restrictions reduce efficiency and increase operating costs. Our technicians check the unit to identify performance-related issues and calibrate the system to the manufacturer’s original specifications. We also look for other deficits that increase utility costs such as duct leaks, perimeter penetrations, and low insulation levels.
Extended Equipment Life: Properly maintained furnaces and air conditioners will experience less wear and tear when compared with neglected units. Without regular cleaning, coils, motors, and other internal components become covered with layers of sticky grime and the equipment must run longer to satisfy the indoor load requirements. Regular maintenance will reduce the wear on vital parts, which can help extend the life of your equipment.
Fewer Repairs: As part of the maintenance service, our technicians are trained to identify minor problems before they can affect the performance of your equipment. Our maintenance customers always receive priority service.
Increased Comfort and Improved Capacity: Even minor problems in HVAC system operation can significantly impact indoor comfort.
Maintenance Plan Services
At Gentry Heating, we offer a variety of preventive maintenance plan services designed to improve performance and extend the life of your HVAC equipment. Each precision tuneup includes:
Adjusting the burner assembly
Cleaning the ignition assembly
Cleaning the heat exchanger elements
Monitoring the flue draft
Monitoring the refrigerant pressure
Testing the starting capabilities
Testing the safety controls
Cleaning/replacing the air filters
Adjusting the blower components
Measuring for correct air flow
Tightening the electrical connections
Lubricating all moving parts
Adjusting the thermostat’s calibration
Cleaning the evaporator coil if accessible
Cleaning the condenser coil
Cleaning the condensate drains and pan
Measuring temperature difference
Applying a protective coating to outside unit
Heating and Air Conditioning Maintenance Plans
For customers in Asheville, N.C., and the surrounding area, we offer maintenance plan protection designed to comfortably fit every budget. Each plan incorporates a variety of incentives and other special services including:
A fifteen percent discount on HVAC repairs
A five perent discount on any new equipment installation
Priority customer service for unexpected breakdowns
24-hour emergency service
No overtime charge
Appointments to fit your schedule
Routine Maintenance Saves Money
For those customers who are not quite ready to purchase a full maintenance protection plan, we recommend scheduling a preseason tuneup. Most of the same services are included without the need for an ongoing commitment. Gentry Heating is your best choice for HVAC maintenance, installation, service, and repair.
24-Hour Emergency Services
Our friendly technicians are available 24 hours a day for your emergency service needs. Simply give Gentry Heating, Inc. a call, day or night, and let one of our technicians help you with your problem. We are always here to assist you.