It’s almost fall in San Antonio, time for maintenance on your geothermal equipment.

You did the digging, maybe even called us at Southwest Mechanical Services, found the perfect geothermal system for your San Antonio house, had the credible people at Southwest Mechanical Services set up your brand new [[heating and cooling|geothermal107] system, and now that you have had it for about a year, it’s almost time for fall maintenance. (We all know [[targetlocation winters can be tough.)

Annual maintenance before considerable use, such as wintertime in San Antonio, is the key to getting the best from your geothermal system. The simplest place to start are air filters. Like the majority of air filters, your geothermal air filters can take a hit from the dirt, grit, grime, and impurities in your air. Proper washing or replacement of old filters will keep your compressor operating great and prevent the accumulation of udesirable particulates. While we agree, D-I-Y is a good way to save [[time and money|time|money]4 maintenance on your WaterFurnace system is best left to the professionals. What should you see when you reserve your autumn tune up with Southwest Mechanical Services? We...

  • Replace or top off the coolant in your geothermal system. (If your system needs coolant.)
  • Check the outdoor pipes if a hole is suspected.
  • Lubricate the moving items, such as the fans and pump.
  • Check, and if needed, tighten electrical connections.
  • If you have an open loop system, an acid flush is needed to remove mineral and debris deposits.
  • And other small checks that may be specific to your unit

Maintenance on your San Antonio system is important not only for your investment, but for your piece of mind. Remember, your geothermal system isn’t just what is in your home, it is the plumbing and pipes in the ground. Routine service help your WaterFurnace system stay efficient and last longer. Regular maintenance can also catch parts that have to be replaced before they break, like fans and pumps.

Regardless the geothermal system that you chose, maintenance in the fall in San Antonio is the best time to get your system tuned up for the fridged months of winter. Keeping your WaterFurnace system running well will help minimize energy costs and avoid major breaks in the future. Call us today to get your geothermal unit prepared for fall.