What Your Home AC Tune-up Should Include

June 27, 2016

Summer has officially arrived in Wheeling and the last thing you need is your A/C system going out during the extreme heat. Help prevent your home’s A/C system from breaking down with a yearly air conditioning tune-up from Comfort Masters Service Experts.

What exactly is an air conditioning tune-up?

Similiar to how you go to your general practitioner annually for a check-up, an AC tune-up is an annual visit to make sure your central air conditioning is healthy and running properly. Most typical air conditioning tune-ups will cover calibrating the thermostat, cleaning the condenser coils, evaluating your refrigerant levels and observing for leaks, inspecting and tightening all electrical parts, and assessing the operation of the blower belt and motor.

AC tune-ups with Comfort Masters Service Experts

When you call Comfort Masters Service Experts for your air conditioner tune-up, our tune-ups include a full visual inspection as well as a full cleaning. Read on to see the complete process for our System Inspection and Precision AC tune-up.

Inspection Steps*

Calibrating thermostat

Inspect air and/or oil filters

Check blower components

Assess air flow

Inspect all electrical connections

Ensure proper system function

Inspect quality of installation

Inspect area around AC

Check equipment clearances

Examine overall condition

Examine condenser and evaporator coils

Analyze starting capabilities

Analyze safety components

Assess temperature variation in supply and return

Monitor refrigerant pressure

Inspect condensate drains

Tune-up Steps*

Clean or replace standard air filters

Tighten the electrical connections

Measure volts and amps

Lubricate all moving pieces

Clean condensate drain

Administer protective coating

In-place cleaning of blower components

Observe cooling cycle

Administer biocide treatment

Clean condenser coil

*Where applicable

Comfort Masters Service Experts in Wheeling is currently celebrating summer with discounts on A/C system tune-ups and qualifying heating and cooling system upgrades. To discover more or schedule your seasonal air conditioning tune-up, call 847-250-6729 today!

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