HVAC System Maintenance

HVAC System Maintenance

Your family’s health depends on clean air circulating in your Northern Virginia home. Over weeks and months, dust and contaminants build up in ductwork, on coils and especially in filters. These built-up particles slow airflow and make your HVAC system work harder. Lost efficiency and mechanical wear result in a less healthy indoor environment and more frequent heating and cooling equipment replacement. Regular HVAC maintenance eliminates the accumulation of contaminants in your home, saves you money and takes no DIY effort when you sign up for a Parrish Priority Service Plan

Home Maintenance the Easy Way

Routine home maintenance can be overlooked when you are a busy professional. You’d rather spend your weekends relaxing—not rounding up tools and supplies to tackle seasonal cleaning and tuning of furnaces, heat pumps, air conditioners, ceiling fans, water heaters and plumbing fixtures. Parrish Priority Plans establish a regular schedule of maintenance for all your home systems, and most inspections are performed at the same time. Parrish takes care of scheduling and documenting, too. Your home gets the care it needs, and you enjoy the convenience, energy efficiency and comfort of a well-maintained home.

Day or Night, Call Parrish for Emergency Repairs

You can’t always avoid a heating or cooling system failure, but you can be prepared with Parrish Services emergency response. Call 703.659.6069 for 24/7 HVAC repair. Our team of certified home professionals is always on call to restore comfort and safety to your home and family. 

Cold Season HVAC Maintenance Checklist

Parrish HVAC maintenance includes inspections and service required to keep your warranty in effect. All heating and cooling maintenance visits are documented and stored online for easy retrieval. Depending on the requirements of your home’s system, our Fall and Winter Checklist includes:

  • Clean or replace furnace or heat pump filters  
  • Inspect flue function & attachment
  • Inspect burner ignition & operation
  • Check wires, fuses & electrical connections
  • Clean heating elements & heat exchanger
  • Inspect inline air purifiers & filters
  • Replace worn belts & parts
  • Test for carbon monoxide
  • Calibrate thermostat
  • Lubricate moving parts
  • Test for gas leaks

Warm Season HVAC Maintenance Checklist

With warm, muggy weather lasting for four months or longer, your Northern VA cooling system gets a workout. Parrish Spring and Summer HVAC Maintenance Checklist includes:

  • Clean or replace filters
  • Remove debris from around outside compressors
  • Clean coils in evaporator and condenser
  • Check drain lines for flow & unclog if needed
  • Empty & clean drain pans
  • Check refrigerant level & look for leaks
  • Inspect ductwork for dust & mold
  • Check wiring & electrical connections
  • Replace worn belts & pulleys
  • Inspect fan & blower operation
  • Lubricate moving parts
  • Recalibrate thermostat 

Improve Your Inside Air With HEPA Filters & Air Purifiers 

Parrish stocks a complete selection of high-quality air filters and air purifiers. HEPA filters block fine particulates from entering and dispersing through your home’s heating and cooling system. Electronic and UV-light purifiers also remove bacteria and contaminants. Connect with Parrish online or call 703.659.6069 to protect your home with installation of these indoor air quality products.