Its almost fall in Seattle, time for maintenance on your geothermal equipment.

You did your research, you may have even talked us here at Vaughn Mechanical, found the best geothermal system for your Seattle house, had the trusty people at Vaughn Mechanical set up your new [[heating and cooling|geothermal107] system, and now that you have been enjoying your system for about a year, it’s about time for fall maintenance. (We all know [[targetlocation winters can be tough.)

Regular maintenance before considerable use, such as wintertime in Seattle, is key to getting the best out of your geothermal system. The most effortless things are air filters. Like most air filters, your geothermal air filters can take a hit from the debris in your air. Regular cleaning or disposal of old filters will keep your compressor running great and reduce the buildup of udesirable dirt. While we think, D-I-Y is a great way to save [[time and money|time|money]4 repairs on your WaterFurnace unit is best left to the professionals. What should you see when you arrange your fall tune up with Vaughn Mechanical? We...

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

Maintenance on your Seattle system is important not only for your system, 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. Regular service help your WaterFurnace unit stay efficient and last longer. Annual maintenance can also find items that have to be changed before they fail, like fans and pumps.

No matter the geothermal system that you chose, maintenance in the fall in Seattle is the ideal time to get your system tuned up for the fridged months of winter. Keeping your WaterFurnace unit running well will help minimize energy charges and avoid major breaks later. Contact us today to get your geothermal system prepared for fall.