Steps That Should Be Included with Your Home HVAC Maintenance

You rely on your HVAC system for home comfort all year round. The last thing you want is for the air conditioner to shut down on a scorching summer day or the heater to give out on a freezing winter night. The smartest way to stop your heating and cooling system from failing is to schedule a regular HVAC maintenance call with Barlow Service Experts

Why Does My HVAC System Require Tune-Ups?

Your HVAC system exists behind ceilings and floors, so it’s simple to forget about it. However, an ignored system is probably going to work less efficiently, stop working more frequently, and meet the end of its life span prematurely.

The reason for an HVAC tune-up is to keep your furnace and air conditioner functioning properly all season long.

In the process, you might potentially:

  • Lower your utility bills
  • Experience fewer costly repairs
  • Add years to your system’s life

Besides that, it’s required by manufacturers to keep your warranty valid. Thanks to these benefits, the cost of maintaining your HVAC system is an investment that pays for itself.

It’s best to schedule maintenance yearly for each HVAC system. This means requesting an appointment for your cooling every spring and having your furnace inspected and cleaned every fall. With this timing, you prep the right system to perform at its best in the upcoming cooling or heating season.

What to Expect During Air Conditioning and Furnace Maintenance with Barlow Service Experts

When you call Barlow Service Experts for heating and cooling tune-ups, expect our NATE-certified technicians to complete a thorough visual examination and cleaning. Your air conditioning or furnace may or may not need additional service, depending on what the tech finds.

Here’s acomplete list of the steps we perform during a system inspection and Precision Tune-Up:

  1. Evaluate and replace the air filter, if needed
  2. Examine open space close to equipment
  3. Verify installation quality
  4. Ensure proper system operation
  5. Calibrate the thermostat
  6. Inspect safety controls
  7. Calculate voltage and amperage
  8. Confirm start-up and heating/cooling cycles
  9. Examine and clean blower components
  10. Gauge system airflow
  11. Measure temperature rise
  12. Examine and fasten all electrical connections
  13. Grease all moving parts
  14. Measure and modify the refrigerant charge, if necessary
  15. Inspect and clean the condenser and evaporator coils
  16. Examine the condensate drain and administer biocide treatment, if needed

Request an HVAC Inspection with Us Right Away

We are excited to bring you premium air conditioning and furnace maintenance in the Wasatch Front region. Together with offering one-time visits, we also have HVAC service memberships to help you get the most out of regular tune-ups. We promise that our visit is a stress-free appointment, with a respectful, seasoned team available to answer your questions and meet your needs. You can count on us for Expert service that comes with a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee!*

If you need to book your next furnace or AC maintenance, contact us at 801-436-8985 to request an appointment with us today.


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