Evaporator and Fan Coils in Palm Desert, CA and Surrounding Areas

With 348 days of sunshine each year, life in the Coachella Valley would be miserable without a reliable air conditioning system. When it comes to cooling, no piece of AC equipment is more important than the evaporator. It’s responsible for extracting all that unbearable heat from the air. The evaporator’s components must remain clean to operate properly. Palm Desert Air Conditioning and Heating Co. offers the evaporator services you need to ensure your cooling comfort.

How the Evaporator Works

As refrigerant cycles through your AC system, it converts from a liquid to a gas and back again. It reaches the evaporator as cool liquid and changes into a gas as it moves through the cooling coils. As the refrigerant evaporates, it draws heat out of the surrounding air. Connected to the evaporator is a fan that blows air across the metal fins that cover the coils. It’s an elegant system that works well as long as all the parts operate as intended.

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Signs You Need Evaporator Cleaning

Regular HVAC maintenance helps keep every component in your AC system operating efficiently. In the extreme heat of summer in Coachella Valley, your evaporator needs extra attention. Without proper care, problems can occur that can cause damage to the entire system.

  • When dirt collects on the coils, it impedes the evaporation process. The refrigerant inside can become so cold that the coils freeze up. Ice on your cooling coils is a sure sign that you need evaporator cleaning.
  • Refrigerant leaks elsewhere in the system also impact the evaporator. When the volume of refrigerant drops, the coils can’t sufficiently cool the air. Contact our service technicians for an accurate diagnosis.
  • Reduced airflow also impairs the performance of the evaporator’s cooling coils. Left unaddressed, this can damage the compressor. Evaporator cleaning or a fan coil replacement may remedy the problem.

Our Evaporator Cleaning Process

At Palm Desert Air Conditioning and Heating, we clean every type of HVAC evaporator, including the fan coil units in ductless systems. Our skilled service technicians use specialized coil-spray cleaners, pump sprayers and steam cleaners to wash every surface. We’ll restore your evaporator to pristine condition, taking care not to damage the coils or the fins that protect them.

When you live in Palm Desert or the surrounding communities, you depend on your cooling system every month of the year. Give the equipment the care it needs with a professional evaporator cleaning. Trust Palm Desert Air Conditioning and Heating for all your AC maintenance needs!

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