Mini Split Maintenance

Mini-Split Maintenance Services in Verde Valley, AZ

To ensure that your mini-split system functions reliably, it’s important to have maintenance performed on a regular basis. At Fiscor Heating and Cooling, we help clients maintain the performance of their mini-splits year-round with our professional maintenance services.  With our years of experience working with mini-splits and other HVAC appliances, you can have confidence that the maintenance of your mini-splits will be in the hands of an experienced expert. Our family-owned and operated company serves many Arizona areas, including the following communities:
  • Sedona
  • Rimrock
  • Cottonwood
  • Clarkdale
  • Flagstaff
  • Camp Verde
  • Lake Montezuma
  • Village of Oak Creek
  • Cornville

An Overview of Mini-Split Maintenance

Mini-split maintenance is a comprehensive process that involves the careful inspection and upkeep of the system’s indoor and outdoor components. This process primarily involves cleaning or replacing the air filters, which are vital for maintaining air quality and system efficiency. The indoor unit — often mounted on a wall or ceiling — requires checking for any blockages in the air flow and ensuring the internal components are free from accumulated dust and other debris. 

The outdoor unit, comprising the condensing unit and refrigerant lines, needs regular cleaning of condenser coils to prevent efficiency loss and potential damage. Additionally, the electrical connections are also inspected for safety and functionality. Regular maintenance of these various components ensures they continue to deliver cold or hot air effectively.

Why Is Maintaining Mini-Splits Important?

The importance of mini-split maintenance lies in its impact on the system’s longevity, efficiency, and safety. Neglecting routine maintenance tasks can lead to a decline in the performance of the ductless mini-split system — resulting in it struggling to maintain the desired temperature, which could increase monthly energy bills. 

Over time, unattended air filters and condenser coils can severely impair the system’s ability to operate efficiently, leading to unnecessary strain on the heat pump and other internal components. This strain not only reduces the system’s lifespan but can also pose a safety risk due to potential electrical malfunctions. Furthermore, a lack of proper maintenance can void manufacturer warranties and leave you financially responsible for any repairs or replacements.

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How Often Do Mini-Splits Need Maintenance?

Knowing when to schedule mini-split maintenance ensures that it can provide comfortable temperatures year-round. However, how frequently should that be? The answer can vary depending on the situation. For example, how often you use your mini-split plays a significant role. Units in constant use, especially in areas with high levels of dust or other airborne particles, require more frequent attention. The environment and climate you live in can also influence maintenance schedules — units in coastal areas or places with extreme weather conditions may need more regular check-ups to ensure optimal performance. 

It is generally recommended to clean or replace the system’s filters every month and to have a comprehensive check by an HVAC professional at least once a year. However, in buildings with pets or higher levels of indoor pollution, more frequent maintenance may be necessary. By adhering to a maintenance schedule tailored to their specific circumstances, owners can ensure their mini-split operates at peak performance, keeping energy costs low and prolonging the life of the entire system.

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To Schedule Maintenance for Your Ductless Systems, Call Us Today

From changing mini-split filters to inspecting the system’s components, our maintenance technicians will leave all aspects of your unit in top condition. Contact us today for additional information on our services for ductless mini-split systems and to schedule an appointment.