Evaporator Coil Services

Evaporator Coil Services

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Frequently Asked Questions

In your air conditioner unit, the evaporator coil is an integral piece. The refrigerant passes through the coil, which is made of aluminum, copper, or steel. In the coil, the refrigerant boils and becomes a gas. Then in the compressor, it is forced back into a liquid, releasing heat. Your air conditioning unit cannot effectively absorb heat from the room if the evaporator coil isn’t working correctly. The evaporator coil can either be part of the furnace, or it could be inside of your air handler. 

There are several issues that technicians commonly see during evaporator coil services: 

  • Ice buildup: The evaporator coil can freeze even on a hot day. 

  • Dirt and debris: A common problem is the accumulation of dirt and debris in the coil over time. This dirt can block the airflow, resulting in poor performance. 

  • Neglect: If The evaporator coil does not get serviced regularly, or if it has never been serviced, it can force the entire air conditioning system to work harder. 

  • Age: Over time, even regularly maintained evaporator coils could fail.  

The evaporator coil can last between 10 and 15 years. The length of time that the coil will last depends on several factors, but the most important is how frequently maintenance occurs. If a technician is servicing the evaporator coil regularly, it will likely last a long time. However, many people who move into a home with an existing air conditioning unit may not know the age of the evaporator coil or whether it was ever serviced. Regardless of the service history, it is critical to have a technician inspect the evaporator coil when you move in. 

A technician who comes to perform evaporator coil services will inspect the coil. Inspection will help determine if there is any damage and what kind of damage is present. The evaporator coil can also be a dust and debris magnet so that a technician can do a thorough cleaning of the coil. Sometimes the technician will discover damage that is beyond repair. If this happens, your technician will determine whether to replace the evaporator coil or the entire air conditioning system. Calling a technician at the first sign of trouble could save you the more costly expense of replacement. 

There are some things that you can do yourself to extend the life of your evaporator coil. The first may surprise you: regularly replace your air filters. By replacing clogged air filters, you reduce the strain on the evaporator coil and dust buildup. Another task that many people can perform themselves is superficial cleaning of the coil. You can get a bristle brush and a commercial-grade cleaner. Make sure you use personal protective equipment to protect you from the cleaner. It is best to call a technician if you are unsure about cleaning or if you need other kinds of repairs. 

If you already have a service routine established, a technician can inspect the evaporator coil once a year. However, you may want to have a technician check the evaporator coil more often in certain circumstances, such as before and after a high use season like summertime. And if you have recently moved into a new home, you should call a technician for evaporator coil services to be on the safe side. Older coils may also need a little extra care. And finally, replacing your air filters monthly can be one of the most critical components of your evaporator coil maintenance. 

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Evaporator Coil Services

If you can’t remember the last time a technician serviced the evaporator coils on your air conditioner, or if you aren’t even sure what they are, don’t worry. Evaporator coil service is frequently overlooked. But performing regular maintenance on your evaporator coils is essential for a properly working air conditioning unit. Cyprus Air technicians know all the ins and outs of air conditioning maintenance and can provide professional evaporator coil services.

Signs You Need Evaporator Coil Services

You might be due (or overdue) for services if you notice any of the following:

- The air isn’t cooling or is less cool
- You hear unusual sounds coming from your air conditioning unit
- You notice rapid cycling, meaning that your unit runs for a short time, cycles off, then shortly after cycles back on again
- The unit does not cycle at all—it won’t turn on

The Benefits of Evaporator Coil Services

Keeping evaporator coils maintained and in good condition results in several benefits to you. You’ll notice that your air conditioner cycles more effectively, pushing cooler air more easily into your home. Regular evaporator coil service is also cost-effective. It reduces the strain on your air conditioning system and helps it run more efficiently, so your system uses less power. Finally, a properly maintained evaporator coil won’t leak and cause unsightly and costly water damage.

Maintenance and Repairs for the Evaporator Coil

Some people wonder if they can perform maintenance on the evaporator coil themselves. It’s a good idea to clean the coils regularly, and you can do this with a bristle brush and a foaming coil cleaner. But if you have never cleaned the evaporator coil before or suspect there is damage, then it’s best to call Cyprus Air and request a technician. Professionally trained technicians can assess the evaporator coil.

We’ll not only install a new AC filter, but will also check to make sure everything is performing as it should. If the unit is more than ten years old, it could be time to replace the coil. An inspection will help determine if the technician should repair or replace the coil. Often a professional repair can have you cool as a cucumber in no time. Technicians can also demonstrate how to perform a cleaning. Keep in mind that the best times to call a technician for evaporator coil services are at the beginning and the end of the summer season. And if you’ve just moved into your home or you have never had the coil serviced, it’s better to be safe than sorry and schedule a service today.

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