Tune-up In Time for Summer: Air Conditioning Inspection

Imagine for a moment your upcoming family visit with your parents that you’ve been planning since Christmas. The kids are bouncing off the walls, excited to see Grammy and Papa, and even the dog seems to sense the excitement in the air. The fridge is stocked full of breakfasts, lunches, and dinners. The lawn looks perfect thanks to the landscaper’s green thumb and the house is sparkling after the maid’s visit.

All is (relatively) peaceful and you’ve just poured yourself a glass of wine before they arrive. Then, you notice the air conditioning hum has stopped. Checking to see whose little fingers may have messed with the thermostat, you discover no one touched it. Pushing all combinations on the digital display, still you hear nothing like the sound of the HVAC system coming back to life. The doorbell rings and… they’re here!

When is a good time to have an air conditioning problem?

There isn’t one, is there?

Here at Howell Services, we hear these stories (and worse!) from local home and business owners needing immediate air conditioning repair in Sugar Land. When we send out one of our certified and thoroughly background checked technicians to perform air conditioning repair in Katy, TX, or elsewhere, they are able to assess and repair the problem quickly. But what if the repair could have been avoided altogether?

It’s indeed possible to eliminate the need for air conditioning repair in sugar land with an air conditioning inspection.

Yes, just like your car requires an annual tune-up, HVAC units are complex systems that require maintenance to confirm optimal performance and peak efficiency.

Specifically, an expert air conditioning inspection will have 23 points to ensure your unit’s operating precision. During our visit scheduled for your convenience this spring, one of our certified technicians will inspect the following points on your unit:

  1. Check & inspect heat exchanger
  2. Clean and adjust burner assembly
  3. Clean ignition assembly
  4. Examine heat exchanger
  5. Monitor flue draft
  6. Monitor refrigerant pressure
  7. Test starting capabilities
  8. Test safety controls
  9. Check & clean standard air filters
  10. Clean and adjust blower components
  11. Measure for correct airflow
  12. Tighten electrical connections
  13. Measure volts/amps
  14. Lubricate all moving parts
  15. Adjust thermostat calibration
  16. Clean evaporator coil if accessible
  17. Clean condenser coil
  18. Clean condensate drains
  19. Measure temperature difference
  20. Apply protective coating to unit
  21. Adjust gas pressure
  22. Adjust pilot
  23. Monitor air conditioning and heating cycle

We don’t expect you to know the ins and outs of your unit or how air conditioning works, but you can rest assured that you are in expert hands. At the end of the inspection, your technician will review the points with you personally. If the technician does make a repair recommendation, the choice is yours if you would like the repair performed. No repairs are undertaken without your expressed authorization!

These systems aren’t cheap and it certainly pays to avoid air conditioning repair in Katy, TX, during those hot summer months. To get your tune-up now for your air conditioning unit, please give us a call 24/7 at  281.232.5292.

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