What Your Home AC Tune-up Should Include Published on June 27, 2016 Summer has made its way to Salt Lake City and the last thing you need is your air conditioner breaking down during the extreme heat. Help prevent your home’s air conditioner from breaking down with an annual air conditioning tune-up from Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning. What exactly is an air conditioning tune-up? Simliar to how you go to your physician every year for a check-up, an air conditioner tune-up is an annual visit to make sure your central AC is healthy and operating correctly. Most general A/C system tune-ups will include cleaning the condenser coils, calibrating the thermostat, examining your refrigerant levels and observing for leaks, examining and tightening all electrical parts, and evaluating the operation of the blower belt and motor. A/C system tune-ups with Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning When you call Service Experts for your air conditioner tune-up, our tune-ups include a full visual inspection along with a full cleaning. Keeping reading for the complete list of steps in our System Inspection and Precision air conditioner tune-up. Inspection Steps* Calibrating thermostatInspect oil and air filtersInspect blower componentsAssess air flowInspect all electrical connectionsConfirm proper system functionExamine quality of installationInspect area around equipmentInspect equipment clearancesEvaluate overall conditionExamine condenser and evaporator coils Evaluate starting capabilitiesAssess safety controlsMeasure temperature variance in supply and returnObserve refrigerant pressureInspect condensate drains Tune-up Steps* Replace or clean standard home air filtersTighten electrical connectionsAssess volts and ampsLubricate all moving partsClean condensate drainIssue protective coatingIn-place cleaning of blower componentsSurvey cooling cycleApply biocide treatmentClean condenser coil *Where applicable Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning in Salt Lake City is currently getting you ready for summer with discounts on A/C system tune-ups and select home comfort system upgrades. To find out more or schedule your yearly A/C system tune-up, call 801-871-8425 today!