With the arrival of spring and rising temperatures, it’s time to turn on the air conditioner again. However, using it without first performing an inspection to check it out and clean and maintain it may damage your unit. This can also cost you a lot of money in repairs in the long run. Get your AC unit prepared for spring with our help here at Superior Air. In this post, we share three reasons why you should schedule a spring AC tune-up.
It helps minimize heating and cooling costs. Over time, your AC unit can experience damage. Similarly, your ducts may develop leaks, making your AC unit work harder to keep your home cooled to the desired temperature. Routine air conditioning maintenance can help ensure that your AC unit is running efficiently.
It helps extend your HVAC unit’s lifespan. Routine maintenance helps prolong your AC unit’s lifespan. The cost of replacing an AC unit isn’t small, and it’s considerably cheaper to schedule regular maintenance. Routine maintenance can also lessen the worry of potential breakdowns, especially during extremely hot days. Our technicians will make sure that your AC unit is operating properly now and in the future.
It reduces the need for emergency repairs. During the air conditioning repair or maintenance visit, your technician will be able to find minor issues that could become big problems in the future. Our technicians are trained to find the underlying causes of issues, not to just address the problem at hand. This lessens the risk of severe AC unit damage and ensures that your unit will have a long lifespan.
What Your HVAC Technician Does During a Tune-Up
When you contact us at Superior Air, we’ll make sure that you receive high-quality maintenance, repairs, inspections and tune-ups. Here are the steps that we’ll take to make sure that your HVAC system is running in the best condition possible:
- Clean or replace your air filter.
- Check the area around the system.
- Check installation quality.
- Ensure correct system operation.
- Calibrate your thermostat for the appropriate heating and cooling temperatures.
- Check your safety controls.
- Determine the voltage and amperage of your system.
- Evaluate start-up and heating and cooling cycles.
- Clean blower components.
- Gauge system airflow.
- Measure the rise of temperature.
- Secure all electrical components.
- Inspect and maintain all moving parts.
- Fine-tune the refrigerant, if needed.
- Clean the condenser and evaporator coils.
- Inspect the condensate drain.
By following these steps, we can ensure that your HVAC system is ready, not only for spring, but the other seasons as well. If you’re in need of a technician you can trust, that’s where we come in. Superior Air is here to help you with your air conditioner installation, maintenance, repair and replacement. Call us now at (559) 734-2002 or fill out our contact form for estimates and technical support. We look forward to serving homeowners in Visalia, CA.