Why Your System Needs an AC Tune-Up

March 28, 2013

Are you wondering why you need an AC tune-up every season? Or are you thinking about skipping your routine maintenance… just this once? Well, the experts at Rick’s Heating & Cooling suggest you think again! Having an AC tune-up on your system in the Cincinnati, OH area is one of the single most important ways to ensure optimal operation and home comfort throughout the hottest seasons of the year.

You should schedule your annual AC tune-up at the end of winter or beginning of spring—before you actually start using your system. To schedule your appointment in the Cincinnati area, contact Rick’s Heating & Cooling at 513-899-6005!

The Benefits of Routine AC Tune-Ups

Much like any other preventative maintenance, routine AC tune-ups provide numerous benefits for you and your equipment, including:

  • Improved energy efficiency – A well-maintained AC is going to be more efficient than one that isn’t—simple as that.
  • Decreased monthly bills – When your system is more energy efficient, it will use less power to accomplish the same job—which can mean money in your wallet.
  • Improved overall performance – During your AC tune-up, we’ll make sure your system is operating in tip-top condition, change air filters, check for necessary repairs, etc.
  • Decreased frequency of repairs – Since we’ll have a chance to not only tune-up your system but check for any minor issues before they become major problems down the road, your AC should experience fewer untimely breakdowns.
  • Improved home comfort – A happy AC means a happy home—it will be easier for your system to keep your home comfortable when it’s well maintained.
  • Increased system lifespan – Having annual AC tune-ups can add years to your system’s lifespan!
  • And more!

Our AC Tune-Up Services

At Rick’s Heating & Cooling, we’ll provide a complete AC tune-up for you in the Cincinnati, OH area, including, but not limited to, the following services:

  • Calibrating your thermostat
  • Checking and adjusting refrigerant levels
  • Tightening all electrical connections
  • Measuring voltages and currents on the motors
  • Inspecting the evaporator coil
  • Cleaning the condenser coil
  • Lubricating all moving parts
  • Testing and correcting airflow
  • Inspecting and cleaning the condensation drain
  • Checking the temperature difference between the supply air and the return air
  • Testing safety controls
  • Cleaning and replacing standard air filters as necessary
  • Inspecting the clearances and area around your equipment

If you’re ready to schedule your AC tune-up in Cincinnati, Morrow, Lebanon, or the surrounding Ohio areas, contact us today!