What Your Home AC Tune-up Should Include

June 27, 2016

Summer has made its way to Austin and the last thing you need is your AC going out during the extreme weather. Help prevent your home’s air conditioner from failing with an annual air conditioning tune-up from Strand Brothers Service Experts.

What exactly is an A/C system tune-up?

Simliar to how you go to your physician yearly for an exam, an AC tune-up is a yearly visit to make sure your central AC is healthy and operating correctly. Most general AC tune-ups will include cleaning the condenser coils, calibrating the thermostat, checking your refrigerant levels and looking for leaks, checking and tightening all electrical pieces, and evaluating the function of the blower belt and motor.

A/C system tune-ups with Strand Brothers Service Experts

When you call Strand Brothers Service Experts for your AC tune-up, our tune-ups encompass a full visual inspection and an extensive cleaning. Below are the full steps to our System Inspection and Precision AC tune-up.

Inspection Steps*

Fully calibrate thermostat

Examine oil and air filters

Inspect blower components

Evaluate air flow

Check all electrical connections

Verify proper system performance

Confirm quality of installation

Inspect area around equipment

Inspect AC clearances

Evaluate overall condition

Check condenser and evaporator coils

Assess starting capabilities

Assess safety controls

Measure temperature contrast in supply and return

Survey refrigerant pressure

Inspect condensate drains

Tune-up Steps*

Clean or replace standard air filters

Tightening of electrical connections

Evaluate volts and amps

Lubricate all moving components

Clean condensate drain

Administer protective coating

In-place cleaning of blower components

Monitor cooling cycle

Administer biocide treatment

Clean condenser coil

*Where applicable

Strand Brothers Service Experts in Austin is currently celebrating summer with discounts on AC tune-ups and select home comfort system upgrades. To learn more or schedule your seasonal air conditioning tune-up, call 512-592-3072 today!

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