What Your Home AC Tune-up Should Include

June 27, 2016

Summer has made its way to Columbia and the last thing you need is your air conditioning system malfunctioning during the extreme heat. Help prevent your home’s air conditioner from failing with a yearly air conditioning tune-up from Midland Air Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning.

What exactly is an AC tune-up?

Simliar to how you go to your MD 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 in working order. Most general AC tune-ups will include condenser coil cleaning, calibrating the thermostat, checking your refrigerant levels and looking for leaks, examining and tightening all electrical parts, and analyzing the function of the blower belt and motor.

air conditioner tune-ups with Midland Air Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning

When you call Midland Air Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning for your A/C system tune-up, our tune-ups incorporate a full visual inspection along with a comprehensive cleaning. Keeping reading for the complete process for our System Inspection and Precision air conditioner tune-up.

Inspection Steps*

Fully calibrate thermostat

Inspect oil and/or air filters

Evaluate blower components

Gauge air flow

Check all electrical connections

Confirm proper system performance

Examine quality of installation

Check area around system

Examine AC clearances

Inspect overall condition

Check condenser and evaporator coils

Test starting capabilities

Test safety controls

Measure temperature variation in supply and return

Observe refrigerant pressure

Check condensate drains

Tune-up Steps*

Clean or replace standard air filters

Tighten the electrical connections

Assess volts and amps

Lubricate all moving components

Clean condensate drain

Issue protective coating

In-place cleaning of blower components

Monitor cooling cycle

Apply biocide treatment

Clean condenser coil

*Where applicable

Midland Air Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning in Columbia is currently getting you ready for summer with discounts on A/C system tune-ups and certain HVAC equipment upgrades. To find out more or schedule your yearly air conditioning tune-up, call 803-399-7208 today!

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