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Preventive Maintenance

Bohn Condenser picMr. C Refrigeration Inc. can provide a custom preventive maintenance program for your refrigeration and HVAC equipment. This maintenance program will utilize visual, walk-thru, and thorough inspections of all your equipment and can include regular cleaning and other maintenance as needed. These can be performed weekly, monthly, quarterly, or semi-annually to best meet your needs. Regular cleaning and maintenance of your equipment is the best way to lengthen equipment life and avoid costly breakdowns.


The following tips will help you care for your refrigeration commercial equipment:

  • Clean evaporator and condensing coils monthly to avoid dust and dirt accumulation.
  • Clean motor and fan blades once a month with a soft cloth.
  • Check the amperage of motors and compressors.
  • Check refrigerant pressure levels and inspect for leaks.
  • Review thermostat settings and calibrate if needed.
  • Clear away weeds and debris from outdoor condensing units.
  • Lubricate motors and bearings.
  • Check relays and contactors.
  • Test controls and safety switches to ensure proper functioning.
  • Check suction lines for insulation decay between condensing unit and evaporator coil; replace as needed.
  • Hire a professional to inspect electrical connections periodically.
  • Consider enrolling in a preventive maintenance program with Mr. C Refrigeration. Our technicians are trained to spot potential problems before costly damage occurs.

Click here to view a sample preventive maintenance program for a cold storage operation in PDF format.