What Your Home AC Tune-up Should Include

June 27, 2016

Summer has made its debut in North America and the last thing you need is your air conditioner failing during the extreme heat. Help stop your home’s AC from failing with a yearly AC tune-up from Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning.

What exactly is an air conditioning tune-up?

Similar to how you visit your general practitioner every year for a check-up, an air conditioner tune-up is an annual visit to make sure your central air conditioning is healthy and running properly. Most common A/C system tune-ups will entail condenser coil cleaning, calibrating the thermostat, evaluating your refrigerant levels and observing for leaks, examining and tightening all electrical parts, and analyzing the operation of the blower belt and motor.

air conditioner tune-ups with Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning

When you call Service Experts for your A/C system tune-up, our tune-ups come complete with a full visual inspection as well as a full cleaning. Keeping reading for the complete list of steps in our System Inspection and Precision AC tune-up.

Inspection Steps*

Calibrating thermostat

Inspect oil and/or air filters

Evaluate blower components

Gauge air flow

Check all electrical connections

Ensure proper system operation

Confirm quality of installation

Examine area around equipment

Check equipment clearances

Evaluate overall condition

Examine condenser and evaporator coils

Evaluate starting capabilities

Assess safety controls

Measure temperature contrast in supply and return

Monitor refrigerant pressure

Examine condensate drains

Tune-up Steps*

Replace or clean standard home air filters

Tighten electrical connections

Assess volts and amps

Lubricate all moving parts

Clean condensate drain

Apply protective coating

In-place cleaning of blower components

Assess cooling cycle

Issue biocide treatment

Clean condenser coil

*Where applicable

Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning in North America is currently celebrating summer with discounts on AC tune-ups and qualifying HVAC equipment upgrades. To learn more or schedule your seasonal A/C system tune-up, call 866-397-3787 today!

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