What Your Home AC Tune-up Should Include

June 27, 2016

Summer has officially arrived in San Antonio and the last thing you need is your air conditioner malfunctioning during the extreme heat. Help stop your home’s air conditioning system from malfunctioning with a yearly AC tune-up from Aramendia Plumbing, Heating and Air, A Service Experts Company.

What exactly is an air conditioning tune-up?

Similar to how you visit your doctor every year for an exam, an air conditioner tune-up is an annual visit to make sure your central AC is healthy and in working order. Most common AC tune-ups will entail condenser coil cleaning, calibrating the thermostat, examining your refrigerant levels and observing for leaks, inspecting and tightening all electrical connections, and assessing the operation of the blower belt and blower motor.

AC tune-ups with Aramendia Plumbing, Heating and Air, A Service Experts Company

When you call Aramendia for your air conditioner tune-up, our tune-ups include a full visual inspection along with a comprehensive cleaning. Read on to see the complete list of steps in our System Inspection and Precision air conditioning tune-up.

Inspection Steps*

Calibrating thermostat

Check air and/or oil filters

Check blower components

Assess air flow

Check all electrical connections

Confirm proper system function

Verify quality of installation

Check area around equipment

Examine system clearances

Inspect overall condition

Examine condenser and evaporator coils

Analyze starting capabilities

Assess safety controls

Measure temperature contrast in supply and return

Observe refrigerant pressure

Inspect condensate drains

Tune-up Steps*

Replace or clean standard home air filters

Tighten electrical connections

Evaluate volts and amps

Lubricate all moving components

Clean condensate drain

Issue protective coating

In-place cleaning of blower components

Survey cooling cycle

Issue biocide treatment

Clean condenser coil

*Where applicable

Aramendia Plumbing, Heating and Air, A Service Experts Company in San Antonio is currently getting pumped for summer with discounts on A/C system tune-ups and select home comfort system upgrades. To find out more or schedule your yearly AC tune-up, call 210-404-4233 today!

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