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Air Conditioner Tune-Up

Scheduling regular air conditioner tune-ups help prevent the breakdown of critical components from happening and keeps your AC running smoothly.

During an air conditioner tune-up, our technicians can detect and fix minor issues before they become bigger, more expensive problems. This extends the life of your AC unit and helps save you money on energy bills and potentially costly repairs down the road.

So don’t wait until your AC stops working – regular schedule tune-ups for peace of mind and optimum performance all summer long.

Schedule a tune-up for your heating and cooling system before the middle of winter or summer. Keep your system running smoothly by scheduling regular maintenance appointments. Your comfort and wallet will thank you in the long run.

During a tune-up, our team will clean and inspect all AC unit components and lubricate any moving parts as necessary. Check for signs of damage or wear that may need immediate attention to prevent future issues. This preventive maintenance can also prolong the life of your unit, potentially saving you money in the long run on costly repairs or replacements.

Additionally, regular maintenance can improve energy efficiency and lower monthly utility bills. As part of a tune-up, we will calibrate the thermostat and adjust any airflow issues to promote more efficient cooling throughout your home or business.

Regular maintenance can also extend its lifespan, saving you money in the long run on replacement costs.

Some simple steps to keep your AC in top shape include regularly changing or cleaning air filters, clearing debris from outside units, and scheduling annual professional inspections and tune-ups.

What to Expect For An Air Conditioner Tune-Up

When the HVAC technician performs an air conditioner tune up, they will do several things, including these 29 steps. 

  1. Check Thermostat
  2. Measure Freon Pressures
  3. Clean Freon Levels
  4. Clean Filter
  5. Clean Relays
  6. Inspect Contactor Points
  7. Inspect Electrical Connections
  8. Check Heating Function
  9. Vacuum Exterior Drain Line
  10. Clean & Vacuum Drain Pan
  11. Rinse Drain Pan
  12. Flush Drain Line
  13. Install Anti-Algae Tablets
  14. Inspect Evaporator Coil
  15. Inspect Condenser Coil
  16. Measure Power Consumption
  17. Test Primary Safety Float Switch
  18. Test Secondary Safety Float Switch
  19. Measure Compressor AMP Draw
  20. Measure Cond. Motor AMPs
  21. Lubricate Motors
  22. Measure Supply Grill Temp
  23. Measure Return Grill Temp
  24. Measure Air Temperature Differential
  25. Measure Humidity Level
  26. Inspect Electrical Disconnect Box
  27. Measure Freon Sub Cooling
  28. Coil Sprayed with Disinfectant
  29. Ductwork Sanitizing with Disinfectant

How Often Do I Need An AC Tune-Up?

While regular maintenance is necessary, it may not always catch every potential issue with your AC unit. That’s why it’s also important to pay attention to any odd behaviors or changes in performance and address them promptly. A well-maintained AC unit combined with prompt attention to issues can ensure the longevity and efficiency of your air conditioning system.

Scheduling an AC tune-up at least once a year is recommended, preferably before the start of the summer season when your AC will work harder. This can help prevent any unexpected breakdowns during peak usage times. Additionally, some manufacturers or extended warranty plans may require regular maintenance to keep coverage intact.

In special circumstances, such as moving into a new home or after a long period of non-use (such as during winter), schedule a tune-up before putting your AC unit back into regular operation.

Ultimately, consulting with a trusted HVAC technician and following their recommendations for maintenance can ensure the best performance and longevity for your air conditioning system.

ECM Air Conditioning, with its headquarters in Boynton Beach, FL, provides air conditioning services within Palm Beach County, Broward County, Martin County, and St. Lucie County. We’re on-call and ready to assist you if you want a new HVAC system installed.

So if you need an HVAC installation, don’t hesitate to contact us today to schedule an inspection! Our HVAC installation experts will check your ductwork, measure, and wire sizes before making recommendations to ensure maximum efficiency and comfort. Call us at 561-295-1763 or contact our HVAC installation team online by clicking here.

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