Steps That Should Be Covered with Your Home HVAC Checkup

You rely on your HVAC system for home comfort throughout the year. The last thing you want is for the AC to shut down on a scorching summer day or the heating to malfunction on a cold winter night. The best method to keep your heating and cooling system from shutting down is to schedule a regular HVAC tune-up with R & M Climate Control Service Experts

Why Does My HVAC System Have to Have Checkups?

Your HVAC system hides behind ceilings and floors, so it’s easy to forget about it. However, a neglected system is probably going to perform less efficiently, stop working more often, and reach the end of its life span sooner.

The point of an HVAC tune-up is to keep your furnace and air conditioner performing smoothly throughout the year.

In the process, you may potentially:

  • Lower your utility costs
  • Face a smaller number of expensive repairs
  • Add years to your system’s life

Not to mention, it’s required by manufacturers to keep your warranty active. Thanks to these benefits, the cost of protecting your HVAC system is an investment that pays for itself.

It’s recommended to plan for maintenance yearly for each HVAC system. This means booking an appointment for your cooling every spring and having your furnace inspected and cleaned every fall. With this timing, you prepare the right system to run at its strongest in the approaching cooling or heating season.

What to Expect During Air Conditioning and Furnace Tune-Ups with R & M Climate Control Service Experts

When you hire R & M Climate Control Service Experts for heating and cooling maintenance, expect our NATE-certified staff to complete a comprehensive visual inspection and cleaning. Your air conditioning or furnace may or may not need extra work, depending on what the tech sees.

Here’s acomplete list of the steps we complete during a system inspection and Precision Tune-Up:

  1. Inspect and put in a new air filter, if dirty
  2. Inspect open space close to equipment
  3. Confirm installation quality
  4. Protect appropriate system operation
  5. Adjust the thermostat
  6. Survey safety controls
  7. Determine voltage and amperage
  8. Evaluate start-up and heating/cooling cycles
  9. Check and clean blower components
  10. Gauge system airflow
  11. Measure temperature rise
  12. Check and tighten all electrical connections
  13. Lubricate all moving parts
  14. Measure and fine-tune the refrigerant charge, if needed
  15. Examine and clean the condenser and evaporator coils
  16. Check the condensate drain and apply biocide treatment, if required

Schedule an HVAC Maintenance Call with Us Today

We are excited to offer premium air conditioning and furnace maintenance in Knoxville. In addition to doing one-time visits, we also have HVAC service memberships to help you get the most out of regular maintenance. We promise that our visit is a worry-free experience, with a courteous, seasoned team prepared to answer your questions and meet your needs. You can count on us for Expert service that includes a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee!*

If you need to schedule your next furnace or AC tune-up, contact us at 865-229-6176 to request an appointment with us today.


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