What Your Home AC Tune-up Should Include

June 27, 2016

Summer has officially arrived in La Porte and the last thing you need is your air conditioner failing during the extreme weather. Help avoid your home’s AC from malfunctioning with an annual air conditioning tune-up from Finch Air Conditioning & Heating Inc.

What exactly is an A/C system tune-up?

Just like you visit your doctor yearly for a check-up, an air conditioning tune-up is a seasonal visit to make sure your central A/C system is healthy and running properly. Most general air conditioner tune-ups will cover condenser coil cleaning, calibrating the thermostat, checking your refrigerant levels and looking for leaks, examining and tightening all electrical pieces, and assessing the performance of the blower motor and blower belt.

A/C system tune-ups with Finch Air Conditioning & Heating Inc

When you call Finch Air Conditioning & Heating Inc for your air conditioner tune-up, our tune-ups come complete with a full visual inspection and a detailed cleaning. Keeping reading for the complete process for our System Inspection and Precision AC tune-up.

Inspection Steps*

Full calibration of thermostat

Check air and/or oil filters

Inspect blower components

Assess air flow

Check all electrical connections

Verify proper system function

Examine quality of installation

Check area around AC

Examine AC clearances

Examine overall condition

Inspect condenser and evaporator coils

Evaluate starting capabilities

Analyze safety components

Assess temperature variation in supply and return

Monitor refrigerant pressure

Examine condensate drains

Tune-up Steps*

Clean or replace standard air filters

Tighten the electrical connections

Assess volts and amps

Lubricate all moving pieces

Clean condensate drain

Issue protective coating

In-place cleaning of blower components

Survey cooling cycle

Administer biocide treatment

Clean condenser coil

*Where applicable

Finch Air Conditioning & Heating Inc in La Porte is currently getting you ready for summer with discounts on air conditioning tune-ups and qualifying HVAC equipment upgrades. To discover more or schedule your annual air conditioning tune-up, call 281-407-9478 today!

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