Air Handler Repair
DiMare’s Air Handler Repair circulate conditioned air throughout your home. While this may seem like a simple task, an air handler that’s not working properly — or at all — can seriously affect your indoor comfort in Virginia Beach. Luckily, the trained technicians at DiMare’s Heating & Cooling Services are prepared to tackle a variety of issues with this important component of your heating and cooling system. Also, check out our reliable Air Conditioner Services.
Being aware of some of the common problems with air handlers can help you know when it’s time to give us a call for new Air Handler Repair. Even well-maintained equipment will need professional attention now and then. The most obvious sign something is wrong with your air handler is a noticeable decrease in indoor comfort.
You may also notice utility bills that are higher than expected for no apparent reasons. This usually means certain parts of your heating and cooling system are working harder to maintain the same level of comfort. Common air handler issues include, but aren’t limited to, any of the following problems:
- Blower motor failure
- Filter is clogged
- Inefficient airflow (including lack of airflow or weak airflow)
- Freezestat settings are off
- Refrigerant leaks
- Leaks in coils, valves, and fittings
Air Handler Repair and Replacement
If your air handler does need attention, our technicians have the tools, equipment, and experience necessary to diagnose and fix the problem as quickly as possible. Should it come down to a choice between repair and replacement, we’ll provide an honest assessment of the condition of your air handler so you can determine which option is more appropriate for your budget. In some cases, replacement will be more cost-effective in terms of what you’ll likely save on improved system efficiency. Expect us to:
- Use only quality parts and products for repairs and/or replacements
- Check other components that may be affecting system performance
- Arrive promptly, be respectful of your property, and clean up when done
Maintaining Your Air Handler in Virginia Beach
Maintain your year-round comfort with regular air handler preventative maintenance checks from DiMare’s Heating & Cooling Services. We recommend having your air handler inspected in the spring before the sweltering heat of summer arrives as part of routine HVAC maintenance, although our crew is available any time you may need service. You should consider new Virginia Beach VA Air Handlers.
After an inspection is completed, we’ll give you a thorough assessment of what was found and what was done. If repairs are needed, we’ll let you know what has to be done and how much it will cost before doing any work. Air handler maintenance typically involves:
- Cleaning fan blades and coils to remove accumulated dust
- Checking all moving parts for cracks or signs of excessive wear
- Making sure dampers and mechanical connections are sufficiently lubricated
- Inspecting drains and condensation pans
- Removing moisture from air cooling coils
- Vacuuming the entire unit
Air handlers that are properly maintained mean less work for your outdoor unit and an indoor space that’s consistently comfortable. Call on the seasoned team at DiMare’s Heating & Cooling Services in Virginia Beach for prompt, affordable service for all parts of your heating and cooling system. Contact us today to schedule an appointment.