What to Expect During Your HVAC Tune-Up
At Bill Howe Heating & Air, we know that preventive maintenance on your San Diego HVAC system is critical for ensuring your furnace and air conditioner operate safely and efficiently during the heating and cooling seasons. After all, annual tune-ups not only extend the life of your San Diego heating and air conditioning unit, but also save you money on your utility bills and help prevent expensive repair costs. And with an HVAC tune-up from Bill Howe, you can expect that your system will be running at peak performance.
A heating tune-up by one of our San Diego heating and air specialists will include the following key services:
- Test for dangerous carbon monoxide levels and check for leaks.
- Clean the heat exchanger and inspect it for cracks and damage.
- Inspect the flue pipe and venting for any safety issues.
- Check the system controls to ensure the furnace starts, runs and shuts off properly.
- Adjust the burner, pilot light and thermostat for safe and efficient operation
- Check the blower motor for wear and replace the fan belt if needed.
- Clean and tighten gas and electrical connections.
- Check the air filter and replace it if it’s dirty.
- Lubricate moving parts of the motor to prevent friction.
Additionally, a spring tune-up for your air conditioner is recommended to ensure it’s ready to go for warmer weather. A comprehensive air conditioning tune-up by one of our qualified San Diego HVAC professionals will include these essential services:
- Check input and output temperatures.
- Check and adjust refrigerant levels and pressures.
- Check for optimum airflow and change the air filter if it’s dirty.
- Clean and inspect the coils for leaks.
- Flush the condensate drain.
- Clean and tighten electrical connections and check the fuses.
- Test the safety controls.
- Check the amperage and voltage on the motor.
- Check, adjust and clean the thermostat.
- Lubricate the moving parts to reduce friction.
Bill Howe Heating & Air is a leading San Diego HVAC company dedicated to exceptional service at affordable prices. Please contact us today for all of your San Diego heating and air conditioning needs. Call 1-800 BILL HOWE (1-800-245-5469).