What Your Home AC Tune-up Should Include

June 27, 2016

Summer has made its way to Ogden and the last thing you need is your air conditioner malfunctioning during the extreme temperatures. Help prevent your home’s A/C system from breaking down with a seasonal A/C system tune-up from Barlow Service Experts.

What exactly is an air conditioning tune-up?

Just like you go to your doctor every year for a check-up, an air conditioning tune-up is an annual visit to make sure your central air conditioning is healthy and operating correctly. Most general A/C system tune-ups will entail calibrating the thermostat, cleaning the condenser coils, checking your refrigerant levels and checking for leaks, inspecting and tightening all electrical parts, and evaluating the operation of the blower belt and motor.

air conditioner tune-ups with Barlow Service Experts

When you call Barlow Service Experts for your AC tune-up, our tune-ups include a full visual inspection as well as a detailed cleaning. Read on to see the full steps to our System Inspection and Precision air conditioning tune-up.

Inspection Steps*

Calibrating thermostat

Check oil and/or air filters

Evaluate blower components

Evaluate air flow

Examine all electrical connections

Ensure proper system performance

Inspect quality of installation

Examine area around AC

Examine AC clearances

Evaluate overall condition

Examine condenser and evaporator coils

Test starting capabilities

Assess safety controls

Measure temperature contrast in supply and return

Survey refrigerant pressure

Check condensate drains

Tune-up Steps*

Replace or clean standard home air filters

Tighten the electrical connections

Assess volts and amps

Lubricate all moving pieces

Clean condensate drain

Administer protective coating

In-place cleaning of blower components

Assess cooling cycle

Apply biocide treatment

Clean condenser coil

*Where applicable

Barlow Service Experts in Ogden is currently getting pumped for summer with discounts on A/C system tune-ups and select heating and cooling system upgrades. To find out more or schedule your annual A/C system tune-up, call 801-436-8985 today!

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