Home Healthcare Check-Ups

Preventative Maintenance Plans for Your Home

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Doc's is Your Local Preventative Maintenance Expert

Scheduling a home healthcare check-up is important for your uninterrupted home comfort, no matter the season.

Our team of highly skilled and factory trained technicians provide exceptional seasonal service for any heating or cooling system you may have.

We provide seasonal maintenance for:

  • Air Conditioners
  • Furnaces
  • Ductless Mini-Splits
  • Boilers
Heating Maintenance Plans

Furnace Check-up Steps

The specific steps for an furnace tune-up vary a bit by equipment type and age, but these are items we will always perform on an furnace tune-up:

  • System Inspection
    Inspect the gas furnace, the AC coil (if appropriate), any system components like humidifiers or air cleaners, and visible ductwork prior to service and document any immediate areas of concern.
    Ensure the furnace is level and properly supported.
  • System Preliminary Test:
    Start up your gas furnace and operate for a few minutes. Identify and document any unusual operating conditions or noises.
  • Furnace inspection and testing:
    Carefully examine the heat exchanger for cracks or signs of deterioration
    Inspect the burners and clean if necessary. If the burners need cleaning, consider and correct the cause of any soot or condensation to prevent future burner failures.
    Inspect the ignition system for any signs of improper operation * Check the fan switch
    Inspect the safety controls and the furnace PCB (if appropriate)
    Inspect the vent system and all components. If chimney vented check for signs of condensation. If your furnace is 90+ AFUE check the vent for proper pitch and inspect the condensate removal system. Check for proper combustion air.
    Change and disposable filters. Inspect and clean as necessary and permanent filtration or air purification equipment.
    Inspect the indoor unit fan and fan motor Examine the system ductwork and ensure that it is properly sealed and secure
    Check the gas lines and all visible gas connections
  • Start-up System and Test:
    Perform a full operating test
    Test wired thermostat operation and replace any disposable batteries as needed
    Measure and document the temperature rise for the furnace
    Measure and document blower motor amp draw
  • Clean-up: We'll pick-up our tools, remove any old filters, and thoroughly clean our workspace
  • Visit Report: We'll explain our work and document any potential problems or recommended repairs

Call the Doc today to sign up for our full Furnace Maintenance program!

A/C Maintenance Plans

AC Check-up Steps

The specific steps for an AC tune-up vary a bit by equipment type and age, but these are items we will always perform on an AC tune-up:

  • System Inspection
    Inspect the outdoor unit, refrigerant lines, the indoor unit, and visible ductwork, prior to service and document any immediate areas of concern.
    Ensure the outdoor unit is level and properly secure.
  • System Preliminary Test:
    Start up you AC system and operate for a few minutes. Identify any unusual operating conditions or noises.
  • Outdoor unit:
    Examine outdoor blower motor blower and fan and verify smooth operation.
    Visually inspect capacitor Inspect the contactor for burn marks or signs of ware Check all high voltage and 24v wire connections Inspect the outdoor unit coil for damage or anything that might obstruct airflow and clean as necessary Check the outdoor disconnect Check the refrigerant lines and insulation, and ensure they are properly supported
  • Indoor equipment:
    Check indoor unit(s) to ensure they are level and secure
    Inspect the indoor unit filters for dirt or debris and clean as necessary. Replace disposal air filters with new quality replacements. Inspect the indoor coil to ensure that it is clean, and clean if necessary Inspect the indoor unit fan and fan motor Examine the system ductwork and ensure that it is properly sealed and secure Check the condensate lines and any condensate pumps in the system
  • Start-up System and Test:
    Perform a full operating test
    Test wired thermostat operation and replace any control batteries as needed Measure and document the temperature rise on the indoor coil Measure and document the outdoor unit amp draw
  • Clean-up: We'll pick-up our tools, remove any old filters, and thoroughly clean our workspace
  • Visit Report: We'll explain our work and document any potential problems or recommended repairs

Call the Doc today to sign up for our full AC Maintenance program!

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