What Your Home AC Tune-up Should Include

June 27, 2016

Summer has made its debut in Belleville and the last thing you need is your air conditioning system failing during the extreme heat. Help prevent your home’s A/C system from failing with a seasonal AC tune-up from D & K Heating Service Experts.

What exactly is an air conditioning tune-up?

Just like you visit your doctor annually for a check-up, an air conditioner tune-up is a seasonal visit to make sure your central air conditioning is healthy and operating correctly. Most common air conditioning tune-ups will cover condenser coil cleaning, calibrating the thermostat, examining your refrigerant levels and checking for leaks, examining and tightening all electrical components, and analyzing the performance of the blower belt and motor.

Air conditioning tune-ups with D & K Heating Service Experts

When you call D & K Heating Service Experts for your air conditioning tune-up, our tune-ups include a full visual inspection along with an extensive cleaning. Keeping reading for the complete list of steps in our System Inspection and Precision air conditioner tune-up.

Inspection Steps*

Full calibration of thermostat

Examine oil and/or air filters

Examine blower components

Measure for correct air flow

Examine all electrical connections

Confirm proper system performance

Verify quality of installation

Examine area around AC

Inspect system clearances

Inspect overall condition

Examine condenser and evaporator coils

Assess starting capabilities

Evaluate safety features

Analyze temperature variance in supply and return

Survey refrigerant pressure

Inspect condensate drains

Tune-up Steps*

Clean and/or replace standard home air filters

Tightening of electrical connections

Evaluate volts and amps

Lubricate all moving parts

Clean condensate drain

Apply protective coating

In-place cleaning of blower components

Assess cooling cycle

Apply biocide treatment

Clean condenser coil

*Where applicable

D & K Heating Service Experts in Belleville is currently getting pumped for summer with discounts on air conditioning tune-ups and select heating and cooling system upgrades. To discover more or schedule your yearly air conditioning tune-up, call 613-707-2421 today!

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