Why Schedule an AC Tune-Up and What To Expect From the Service
Air conditioning is a modern luxury that we are lucky to have. It’s also one major household appliance that is often taken for granted. Most homeowners with AC units rarely perform routine maintenance on the system, let alone hire the help of professionals for pre-summer tune-ups.
While this service isn’t a total necessity, scheduling regular AC tune-ups helps to prolong the life of your AC unit and saves you from costly major repairs down the road. Put it this way – is it smarter (and cheaper in the long run) to get an annual physical or only go to the doctor when you’re sick? The answer is easy – prevention is always the best solution.
When you schedule an AC tune-up, he’s a quick summary of what you can expect.
- The technician will evaluate the overall health of your AC unit with a visual inspection and a complete cleaning.
- Depending on the specific needs of your air conditioner, we will replace necessary air filters, clean condenser coils, apply lubrication, and tighten and inspect all components of the system.
- We will calibrate the thermostat to make sure it is getting an accurate reading and communicating properly with the AC
- Also, we’ll test to the air conditioning cooling cycle is working properly – turning on when appropriate and not short-cycling.
This is just a quick, high-level list of what goes into an air condition tuneup. Rest assured, we’ll take a comprehensive look and fix any potential issues, so you can be sure the AC will be flowing efficiently as soon as summer weather calls for it.