What Your Home AC Tune-up Should Include Published on June 27, 2016 Summer has made its debut in Salt Lake City and the last thing you need is your AC failing during the extreme temperatures. Help prevent your home’s air conditioning system from breaking down with a yearly air conditioning tune-up from Mountainwest Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning. What exactly is an AC tune-up? Just like you visit your MD yearly for an evaluation, an air conditioner tune-up is a yearly visit to make sure your central A/C system is healthy and running properly. Most common air conditioning tune-ups will include calibrating the thermostat, cleaning the condenser coils, inspecting your refrigerant levels and observing for leaks, inspecting and tightening all electrical pieces, and evaluating the operation of the blower belt and motor. Air conditioning tune-ups with Mountainwest Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning When you call Mountainwest Service Experts for your AC tune-up, our tune-ups come complete with a full visual inspection along with a detailed cleaning. Read on to see the full steps to our System Inspection and Precision air conditioner tune-up. Inspection Steps* Calibrating thermostatExamine oil and/or air filtersExamine blower componentsEvaluate air flowExamine all electrical connectionsConfirm proper system performanceConfirm quality of installationCheck area around systemInspect AC clearancesInspect overall conditionInspect condenser and evaporator coils Analyze starting capabilitiesTest safety componentsAssess temperature contrast in supply and returnMonitor refrigerant pressureCheck condensate drains Tune-up Steps* Replace or clean standard home air filtersTighten the electrical connectionsAssess volts and ampsLubricate all moving componentsClean condensate drainAdminister protective coatingIn-place cleaning of blower componentsAssess cooling cycleAdminister biocide treatmentClean condenser coil *Where applicable Mountainwest Service Experts Heating & Air Conditioning in Salt Lake City is currently getting you ready for summer with discounts on air conditioning tune-ups and qualifying home comfort system upgrades. To find out more or schedule your seasonal AC tune-up, call 385-399-0280 today!