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Therapy Maintenance Plans

Welcome to The AC Therapist's Therapy Maintenance Plans! Our expert team is here to provide you with the highest level of AC care and maintenance in Tampa Bay. With our comprehensive plans, we ensure your AC system runs smoothly year-round, enhancing its performance and longevity. Trust us to be your AC therapy experts, delivering exceptional service and peace of mind. Experience the ultimate AC therapy with The AC Therapist today!

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Unlock the Power of Maintenance: Choose The AC Therapist's Therapy Maintenance Plans for Optimal Cooling Performance and Longevity

Why Do I Need Maintenance?

Regular maintenance for your AC system is crucial to ensure its optimal performance and longevity. Here are some reasons why maintenance is essential:

  1. Energy Efficiency: Over time, dust, debris, and wear can hinder your AC system’s efficiency, causing it to consume more energy. Routine maintenance helps clean and optimize the components, improving energy efficiency and lowering your utility bills.

  2. Cost Savings: By addressing minor issues during maintenance visits, you can prevent them from escalating into major, costly repairs. Regular maintenance can help identify and resolve potential problems early on, saving you money in the long run.

  3. Enhanced Performance: Well-maintained AC systems operate at peak performance, providing consistent cooling, balanced airflow, and improved indoor air quality. Maintenance ensures that your system can effectively cool your space, keeping you comfortable throughout the year.

  4. Extended Lifespan: Just like any other mechanical system, regular care and maintenance can significantly extend the lifespan of your AC unit. By keeping the components clean, lubricated, and in good condition, you can enjoy reliable performance for many years to come.

  5. Warranty Compliance: Many AC manufacturers require regular maintenance to uphold warranty terms. Neglecting maintenance can void your warranty, leaving you responsible for repair costs that could have otherwise been covered.

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Therapy Maintenance Plans

Value
Therapy Plan

Exclusive Member Discounts and Priority
$ 9
Month for Home
  • Free Estimates on AC & Plumbing
  • No Overtime or Afterhours Charges
  • Priority Service and Bookings
  • Best Price Guarantee
  • 10% Off all AC and Plumbing Repairs
  • 5% Off all New Systems, Ductworks, Water Heaters and Water Filtration Systems
  • 1 Time Friends and Family Discount Courtesy

Elite
Therapy Plan

Enhanced AC maintenance
with added benefits.
$ 39
99 Month per System
  • 2 Maintenance Visits a Year
  • Duct Sanitation included
  • 1 Year of Filters for the System
  • 1 pound of freon included if needed
  • Free Estimates on AC & Plumbing
  • No Overtime or Afterhours Charges
  • Priority Service and Bookings
  • Best Price Guarantee
  • 15% Off all AC and Plumbing Repairs
  • 5% Off all New Systems, Ductworks, Water Heaters and Water Filtration Systems
  • 1 Time Friends and Family Discount Courtesy
  • Maintain Manufacturer and Labor Warranties
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Premium
Therapy Plan

Comprehensive AC care
with ultimate benefits.
$ 19
99 Month per System
  • 1 Maintenance Visits a Year
  • Duct Sanitation included
  • 1 pound of freon included if needed
  • Free Estimates on AC & Plumbing
  • No Overtime or Afterhours Charges​
  • Priority Service and Bookings​
  • Best Price Guarantee​
  • 10% Off all AC and Plumbing Repairs
  • 5% Off all New Systems, Ductworks, Water Heaters and Water Filtration Systems
  • 1 Time Friends and Family Discount Courtesy​
  • Maintain Manufacturer and Labor Warranties
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Why Choose The AC Therapist's Therapy Maintenance Plans?

The AC Therapist’s Therapy Maintenance Plans offers the best solution for your AC system’s care. Here’s why we are the top choice:

  1. Comprehensive Coverage: Our maintenance plans include a range of services to ensure thorough care for your AC system. From inspections and cleanings to component checks and freon top-ups, we cover all essential aspects to keep your system running smoothly.

  2. Experienced Professionals: With The AC Therapist, you benefit from our team of experienced technicians who specialize in AC maintenance. Our experts have the knowledge, skills, and tools to perform meticulous inspections, diagnose issues, and provide top-notch service.

  3. Cost-Effective: Our Therapy Maintenance Plans are designed to offer excellent value for your investment. The plans provide discounts on repairs, free components, and potential savings that can be applied towards new system installations or ductwork, maximizing the value you receive.

  4. Tailored Options: We offer multiple plan options to suit your specific needs and budget. Whether you prefer a basic, standard, or premium level of care, we have a plan that fits your requirements.

  5. Extra Benefits: Along with regular maintenance visits, our plans come with additional perks. These can include priority service, extended labor warranties, free estimates, and no overtime charges, ensuring you receive exceptional service and convenience.

Don’t compromise on the well-being of your AC system. Choose The AC Therapist’s Therapy Maintenance Plans to enjoy the benefits of professional maintenance, increased energy efficiency, cost savings, prolonged system lifespan, and optimal cooling performance. Sign up today and experience the difference our maintenance plans can make for your comfort and peace of mind.

What to Expect From US

  • Clean and sanitize both coils.
  • Flush & sanitize condensate drain.
  • Tighten electrical connections.
  • Inspect refrigerant level and pressures.
  • Monitor fan motor amps/volts.
  • Test/inspect contactors for burned pitted contacts.
  • Inspect electrical components for exposed wiring.
  • Test and inspect capacitors.
  • Measure and test all electrical components.
  • Inspect service valves for proper operation.
  • Measure temperature difference (supply & return)
  • Inspect ductwork for energy loss, etc.

 

Terms and Conditions 

  • The discounts we offer to our members are UNLIMITED to the plan holder for any AC service. If you are calling for a Plumbing Service, YOU MUST MENTION that you are a Plan member of The AC Therapist, so that we can apply for the discount, and it is a ONE TIME ONLY use. It is also a ONE TIME ONLY use for your friends and Family members, and it only applies to the Company plan that you hold. EX: if you hold our AC plan, your friends and family get the ONE TIME ONLY discount on AC repairs.
  • The plans are a month-to-month open subscription.
  • No cancellation fees.
  • We do not give refunds on unused services, only credits towards other work.
  • If the service was rendered at any point during the year, and decide to cancel the subscription, you will be required to pay for the remaining of the entire period.
  • The services offered above are covered during our scheduled visit. If we must return to be able to perform the full service, extra fees will apply.
  • The cost of the plan is Per System/Per month, and it is specific to the exact AC unit that we register on our 1st Visit.
  • This agreement plan is also covered under The AC Therapist’s terms and conditions. Please see them here.

Your questions answered

Common Questions About the Therapy Maintenance Plans:

Regular maintenance is crucial for maintaining the optimal performance and longevity of your AC system. Here are some key maintenance tasks that are typically recommended:

  1. Filter Cleaning/Replacement: Clean or replace the air filters regularly, usually every month, depending on usage. This helps maintain proper airflow and prevents dust and debris from accumulating in the system.

  2. Coil Cleaning: Clean the evaporator and condenser coils to remove dirt, dust, and debris. Dirty coils can hinder heat transfer and reduce the system’s efficiency.

  3. Condensate Drain Cleaning: Clear the condensate drain line to prevent clogs and ensure proper drainage. A clogged drain can lead to water leakage and potential damage to the system.

  4. Lubrication: Lubricate moving parts, such as motors and bearings, to reduce friction and keep the system running smoothly.

  5. Electrical Component Inspection: Check and tighten electrical connections, inspect wiring, and test electrical components to ensure safe and reliable operation.

  6. Refrigerant Level Check: Verify and adjust the refrigerant level if necessary. Improper refrigerant levels can affect cooling efficiency and potentially damage the system.

  7. Fan and Blower Maintenance: Clean and inspect the fan blades, blower motor, and belts to ensure proper airflow and operation.

  8. Thermostat Calibration: Check and calibrate the thermostat to ensure accurate temperature control and efficient operation.

It’s important to note that while some maintenance tasks can be performed by homeowners, certain tasks require professional expertise. Hiring a qualified HVAC technician to conduct regular maintenance is recommended to ensure thorough and proper servicing of your AC system.

To ensure optimal performance and efficiency of an AC system, it is generally recommended to have it serviced at least once a year. This annual maintenance visit allows for a comprehensive inspection, cleaning, and tune-up of the system before the peak cooling season.

However, for the best performance and to address potential issues promptly, it is often beneficial to have the AC system serviced twice a year. This means scheduling maintenance visits in both the spring and fall seasons. These visits help prepare the system for the demanding summer months and ensure it is in good condition before the winter season.

Having two maintenance visits per year allows for more frequent cleaning of components, such as coils and filters, which can accumulate dirt and debris over time. It also provides an opportunity to identify and address any emerging issues promptly, minimizing the risk of unexpected breakdowns and maximizing the system’s performance and lifespan.

Ultimately, the frequency of servicing can depend on various factors, including the age of the system, manufacturer recommendations, usage patterns, and local environmental conditions. Consulting with a professional HVAC technician can help determine the optimal servicing schedule based on these factors and ensure the AC system receives the necessary care for long-lasting performance.

HVAC filters should typically be changed or cleaned every month. However, the frequency may vary depending on factors such as:

  1. Filter Type: Different types of filters have varying lifespans. Disposable fiberglass or pleated filters usually require replacement every month, while media filters can be replace every 6 months.

  2. Indoor Air Quality: If you have pets, live in a dusty environment, or have allergies or respiratory conditions, more frequent filter changes may be necessary to maintain good indoor air quality.

  3. System Usage: The frequency of filter changes can also depend on how often your HVAC system operates. If your system runs frequently or continuously, the filters may get dirty faster and require more frequent replacement.

Regularly inspecting your filters is important. If they appear dirty or clogged before the recommended time frame, it’s advisable to replace or clean them sooner. Clogged filters can restrict airflow, reduce system efficiency, and potentially cause damage.

Remember, maintaining clean filters not only improves indoor air quality but also ensures efficient operation of your HVAC system. Checking and changing filters regularly helps protect your system from excessive dirt buildup and promotes optimal airflow and performance.

If you fail to change or clean your air filter regularly, several issues can arise, affecting both your HVAC system and indoor air quality:

  1. Reduced Airflow: A dirty or clogged air filter restricts the airflow passing through your HVAC system. This reduction in airflow puts additional strain on the system’s components, such as the blower motor, leading to decreased efficiency and increased energy consumption.

  2. Poor Indoor Air Quality: The primary purpose of an air filter is to capture dust, pollen, pet dander, and other airborne particles. If the filter is not changed regularly, it becomes less effective in trapping these particles. As a result, these contaminants circulate throughout your home, potentially triggering allergies, asthma symptoms, or respiratory issues.

  3. Overheating: Insufficient airflow caused by a dirty filter can lead to overheating of the HVAC system’s components. The restricted airflow prevents proper heat exchange, causing the system to work harder and operate at higher temperatures. Over time, this can result in system malfunctions, breakdowns, or even permanent damage.

  4. Increased Energy Costs: When the airflow is impeded, your HVAC system needs to work harder to compensate for the reduced efficiency. This extra strain translates into higher energy consumption, leading to increased utility bills.

  5. System Damage: Over time, the strain on your HVAC system caused by restricted airflow can result in damage to vital components, such as the blower motor or heat exchanger. Repairing or replacing these components can be costly.

  6. Decreased System Lifespan: Neglecting to change the air filter regularly can contribute to premature wear and tear on the HVAC system. The strain on the components and the accumulation of dirt and debris can shorten the lifespan of the system, leading to the need for earlier replacement.

To maintain a healthy indoor environment and prolong the life of your HVAC system, it is important to adhere to the recommended air filter replacement or cleaning schedule. Regular maintenance and filter changes help ensure efficient operation, lower energy costs, and clean air circulation throughout your home.

There are several advantages to hiring a professional HVAC technician for AC maintenance rather than attempting a DIY approach:

  1. Expertise and Knowledge: HVAC technicians have specialized training and knowledge in working with air conditioning systems. They understand the intricacies of different AC models, components, and maintenance requirements, ensuring accurate diagnostics and appropriate solutions.

  2. Safety: HVAC systems involve electrical components and refrigerant handling, which can be hazardous without proper training. Professionals prioritize safety protocols, minimizing the risk of accidents, electrical hazards, or refrigerant leaks.

  3. Thorough Inspection: Professionals have the tools, equipment, and experience to conduct comprehensive inspections of your AC system. They can identify potential issues, such as leaks, faulty components, or inefficient operation, which may go unnoticed during DIY maintenance.

  4. Preventative Maintenance: HVAC technicians perform proactive maintenance, addressing potential problems before they escalate. They can clean coils, lubricate moving parts, check electrical connections, and perform other tasks to optimize system performance and prevent breakdowns.

  5. Warranty Compliance: Some AC manufacturers require professional maintenance to maintain warranty coverage. Hiring a professional ensures that your system maintenance meets the manufacturer’s requirements, preserving warranty benefits.

  6. Cost-Effectiveness: While there is an upfront cost involved in hiring a professional, it can save money in the long run. Professionals can detect and resolve minor issues early, preventing them from developing into costly repairs or system failures.

  7. Time and Convenience: AC maintenance can be time-consuming, especially for those without experience or proper tools. By hiring a professional, you save time and effort while ensuring that the job is done efficiently and effectively.

  8. Longevity and Performance: Professional maintenance helps prolong the lifespan of your AC system and optimize its performance. By relying on experts, you can trust that your AC system receives the care it needs to function at its best.

In summary, hiring a professional HVAC technician for AC maintenance offers expertise, safety, thoroughness, warranty compliance, cost-effectiveness, time savings, and improved system longevity and performance. It is a wise investment for the efficient and reliable operation of your air conditioning system.

Cleaning the outside AC coils is an important maintenance task that helps maintain the efficiency of your air conditioning system. Here’s a general step-by-step guide on how to clean the outside AC coils:

  1. Turn off the power: Before beginning any maintenance, ensure that the power to the AC unit is turned off. This can usually be done by shutting off the corresponding circuit breaker at the electrical panel.

  2. Remove debris: Clear away any debris, leaves, grass clippings, or other loose material around the unit. Use a brush or gloved hands to gently remove any larger debris from the coil fins.

  3. Use a garden hose: Attach a gentle spray nozzle to a garden hose and lightly spray the coils from the inside out. This helps remove dirt, dust, and other buildup that may have accumulated on the coil fins. Take care not to use excessive pressure, as it could damage the fins.

  4. Apply a coil cleaner (if necessary): If the coils are heavily soiled, you can use a commercially available coil cleaner. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions carefully, applying the cleaner to the coils and allowing it to sit for the recommended time. Then, rinse it off thoroughly with the garden hose.

  5. Check for bent fins: Inspect the coil fins for any bent or damaged areas. If you find bent fins, you can use a fin comb or a small, soft brush to gently straighten them. Take care not to apply too much pressure, as the fins are delicate and can be easily damaged.

  6. Allow to dry: Once the cleaning process is complete, allow the coils to air dry completely before restoring power to the AC unit. This typically takes a couple of hours.

  7. Restore power: Once the coils are dry, you can turn the power back on at the electrical panel.

It’s important to note that cleaning the outside AC coils is a general guideline and the specific instructions may vary depending on your AC unit model or manufacturer recommendations. If you’re uncertain or uncomfortable performing this task, it’s always best to consult a professional HVAC technician who can safely and effectively clean the coils for you.