Improve Your Air Conditioner and Furnace Maintenance with a Precision Tune-Up

Precision Tune UpThe last thing you want to happen is have your AC conk out on the hottest day of the year. Or have your furnace croak in the middle of a blizzard. Lucky for you, these dreaded situations may be easily prevented with our Precision Tune-Ups.

Precision Tune-Ups for your air conditioner or furnace will ensure efficient and stress-free heating and cooling. It may even help reduce your energy expenses. It’s a win-win! But before you hire just anyone for your routine maintenance, let’s get everything straight. No one else offers a more detailed inspection than your Finch Air Conditioning & Heating team in La Porte.

When you enroll in our Precision Tune-Up plan, you’ll receive our full Heating Precision Tune-Up or our Air Conditioning Precision Tune-Up. Our technicians will also perform a visual system inspection to make sure everything is working smoothly. Our Tune-ups are complete and comprehensive. They include:

  • Equipment cleaning
  • Gas pressure and pilot adjustment
  • Thorough lubrication
  • Energy savings audit

Did you hear that our work will be backed by our 100% guarantee? When you go with Finch Air Conditioning & Heating in La Porte, you get the best. Browse through our coupons and call to schedule your next tune-up today.

Here is everything our expert Tune-ups involve:

Heating System Tune-up Steps
  • Perform carbon monoxide leak test of heat exchanger/combustion chamber.
  • Check vent system for obstructions and carbon monoxide leaks.
  • Check heat exchanger for soot, cracking and deformation.
  • Inspect gas valve for leaks, corrosion, restrictions, proper opening and abnormal noise.
  • Inspect ignition assembly for proper lighting and flame monitoring.
  • Check for any gas leaks.
  • Check high limit controls and rollout switches.
  • Lubricate blower, combustion and pump motors (where appropriate).
  • Inspect air filtration system.
  • Inspect gas burner system.
  • Check and adjust manifold gas pressure for proper flame control.
  • Check and tighten all required areas of the electrical system.
  • Check operation of thermostat and adjust (if required, and if thermostat has adjustment capability).
  • Check temperature rise across heat exchanger for proper temperature.(Diagnose if temperature is incorrect.)
  • Complete operations sequence.

Air Conditioner Tune-Up Steps
  • Clean condenser coil (outside unit).
  • Check all electrical connections on outside unit.
  • Check condenser fan motor for worn bearings and lubrication openings (where applicable).
  • Check contactor points for burned or pitted contacts.
  • Check condenser coil for degradation and corrosion.
  • Connect Freon® gauges and electrical temperature and power consumption instruments.
  • Check inside air return for air tight integrity and adequate filter grill surface area.
  • Check air return in attic for air leaks and proper size.
  • Check and clean blower motor and wheel (if needed), and lubricate motor (if applicable).
  • Check connections to evaporator coil for air leaks and condensation.
  • Check evaporator coil.
  • Clean around the attic equipment and be sure all doors and connections are secure.
  • Check for proper air flow for the system size.
  • Check the ducts visually to see any obvious trouble with the duct system.
  • Check thermostat for accuracy.
  • Check outside unit through the entire operating mode to insure minimum power consumption and maximum cooling capacity.
  • Disconnect all test equipment from unit (replace all panels and caps).
  • Check Freon® gauge access ports to be sure they are not leaking.
  • Check temperature difference across evaporator coil.
  • Check refrigerant pressures.
  • Pick up drop cloths from under the stairway.
  • Inform homeowner of any needed repairs or upgrades that might be needed in the near future.

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