Maintaining Your Mini Splits: FAQs

As you know, mini splits provide many great benefits. They not only have the ability to save you money, they can even save you the time and hassle often associated with a duct installation. Once you have mini splits in your St Anthony home, you begin to see all of the many wonderful advantages associated with owning this type of heating or cooling system. But, with regards to maintenance, questions do come up. As a trusted name in heating and cooling, the experts at Aabbott Ferraro have fielded many questions about mini splits. Here are a few of our top questions and answers below:

Q: How long can mini splits last?
A: If properly maintained, mini splits could last up to or over 20 years! It is very important, however, to maintain your unit in order to keep it working as long as it’s able.

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Q: What do I do if my mini split isn’t functioning correctly?
A: At Aabbott Ferraro, we offer comprehensive repair and maintenance for all of your heating and cooling needs. We will come directly to your home and look through the entire system to find the problem. We can test for leaks, electrical issues, drainage problems and even help you clean your outdoor or indoor units. You can even become a Pro-Tune member and receive seasonal maintenance, free reminders, discounts and more!

Q: What kind of cleaning do indoor mini splits require?
A: Air filters play a key role in your air conditioning system. When it comes to indoor units, it is very important to keep these filters cleaned or replaced on a regular basis. Dirty filters can cause the cooling coil to freeze up and block air flow. You can clean or replace the filter on your own. However, there are many to choose from so you must choose wisely, as the wrong filter can shorten the lifespan of your mini splits, increase your utility bill or even impact your health. Call our mini splits repair experts for assistance with all your air filter needs.

Q: And what about outdoor mini splits, what kind of cleaning do those require?
A: Outdoor units also need to be cleaned regularly, especially its coil which can trap dirt, leaves and other debris. You can use a soft brush to clean the coil but if you are uncomfortable tackling this cleaning yourself, call the experts at Aabbott Ferraro for assistance.

Q: What are some other issues that can arise?
A: It is important that mini splits are installed correctly by professionals to ensure they work for as long as they should. Unfortunately, we have been finding more and more systems that have been installed incorrectly by other contractors. There are also many other issues that can come up; from compressor malfunctions, faulty wiring, or issues with the refrigerant or condensate drain line. Our service technicians are trained in troubleshooting for these issues other repair companies struggle with.

Having issues with mini splits in St Anthony? Learn more about the many replacement and maintenance services we offer by calling Aabbott Ferraro today at 651-776-7214 or Contact Us.

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