What Your Home AC Tune-up Should Include

June 27, 2016

Summer has officially arrived in Houston and the last thing you need is your A/C system breaking down during the extreme weather. Help prevent your home’s AC from malfunctioning with an annual air conditioning tune-up from Church Services.

What exactly is an air conditioning tune-up?

Similar to how you visit your MD every year for an evaluation, an air conditioning tune-up is a yearly visit to make sure your central AC is healthy and in working order. Most common AC tune-ups will cover condenser coil cleaning, calibrating the thermostat, inspecting your refrigerant levels and observing for leaks, examining and tightening all electrical pieces, and assessing the performance of the blower belt and blower motor.

Air conditioning tune-ups with Church Services

When you call Church Services for your AC tune-up, our tune-ups incorporate a full visual inspection along with an extensive cleaning. Keeping reading for the complete process for our System Inspection and Precision air conditioner tune-up.

Inspection Steps*

Full calibration of thermostat

Inspect air and/or oil filters

Examine blower components

Evaluate air flow

Inspect all electrical connections

Confirm proper system function

Verify quality of installation

Inspect area around equipment

Check system clearances

Evaluate overall condition

Inspect condenser and evaporator coils

Analyze starting capabilities

Test safety components

Assess temperature difference in supply and return

Survey refrigerant pressure

Check condensate drains

Tune-up Steps*

Clean or replace standard air filters

Tighten electrical connections

Assess volts and amps

Lubricate all moving pieces

Clean condensate drain

Issue protective coating

In-place cleaning of blower components

Monitor cooling cycle

Apply biocide treatment

Clean condenser coil

*Where applicable

Church Services in Houston is currently getting pumped for summer with discounts on AC tune-ups and select heating and cooling system upgrades. To learn more or schedule your seasonal A/C system tune-up, call 713-396-3760 today!

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