What Your Home AC Tune-up Should Include

June 27, 2016

Summer has made its way to Shreveport and the last thing you need is your air conditioner breaking down during the extreme weather. Help avoid your home’s AC from breaking down with a seasonal air conditioning tune-up from Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning.

What exactly is an AC tune-up?

Just like you go to your physician annually for a check-up, an air conditioner tune-up is a seasonal visit to make sure your central AC is healthy and in working order. Most common air conditioner tune-ups will include calibrating the thermostat, cleaning the condenser coils, examining your refrigerant levels and checking for leaks, checking and tightening all electrical pieces, 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 AC tune-up, our tune-ups come complete with a full visual inspection as well as a comprehensive cleaning. Below are the full steps to our System Inspection and Precision A/C system tune-up.

Inspection Steps*

Calibrating thermostat

Inspect air and/or oil filters

Evaluate blower components

Evaluate air flow

Inspect all electrical connections

Ensure proper system function

Verify quality of installation

Inspect area around system

Check equipment clearances

Evaluate overall condition

Examine condenser and evaporator coils

Analyze starting capabilities

Evaluate safety controls

Measure temperature variation in supply and return

Survey refrigerant pressure

Inspect condensate drains

Tune-up Steps*

Clean and/or replace standard home air filters

Tighten the electrical connections

Measure volts and amps

Lubricate all moving parts

Clean condensate drain

Apply protective coating

In-place cleaning of blower components

Observe cooling cycle

Administer biocide treatment

Clean condenser coil

*Where applicable

Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning in Shreveport is currently getting you ready for summer with discounts on AC tune-ups and qualifying home comfort system upgrades. To learn more or schedule your yearly AC tune-up, call 318-588-8163 today!

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