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

You did the thinking, you may have even talked us at Sherman Co. LLC, found the perfect geothermal system for your Des Moines home, had the dependable people at Sherman Co. LLC set up your new [[heating and cooling|geothermal107] unit, and now that you have been enjoying your system for a year or so, it’s time for fall maintenance. (We all know [[targetlocation winters can be strenuous.)

Routine maintenance before heavy use, such as wintertime in Des Moines, is the key to getting the best performance from your WaterFurnace geothermal system. The simplest place to start are air filters. Like all air filters, your geothermal air filters can take a beating from the debris in your air. Routine washing or replacement of old filters will keep your compressor operating great and prevent the accumulation of unwanted dust. While we think, D-I-Y is a awesome way to save [[time and money|time|money]4 maintenance and repairs on your WaterFurnace system is best left to the professionals. What should you see when you reserve your autumn tune up with Sherman Co. LLC? We...

  • Change or replenish the coolant in your geothermal system. (If your system needs coolant.)
  • Inspect the outdoor pipes if a issue is suspected.
  • Lubricate the moving parts, such as the fans and pump.
  • Inspect, and if necessary, tighten electrical connections.
  • If you have an open loop system, an acid flush may be needed to clean out mineral and debris deposits.
  • And other small items that may be specific to your geothermal system

Maintenance on your Des Moines system is important not only for your investment, but for your contentment. Keep in mind, your geothermal system isn’t just what you see in your home, it is the plumbing and pipes in the ground. Regular checkups help your WaterFurnace system stay efficient and last a life time. Regular maintenance can also find items that need to be replaced before they break, like fans and pumps.

Regardless the geothermal system that you went with, maintenance in the fall in Des Moines is the ideal time to get your geothermal system tuned up for the cold months of winter. Keeping your WaterFurnace system working efficiently will help minimize energy costs and prevent major breaks later. Contact us soon to get your geothermal unit ready for fall.