Is an AC Tune-Up Worth It?

As warmer weather begins, you might be wondering, is an AC tune-up worth it in Opelika? Even if your AC unit is recently purchased or was cooling good last season.

Here’s one approach to contemplate it. You wouldn’t buy a brand-new vehicle and never expect to book any maintenance for it, such as putting in fresh oil or putting on new tires.

The same is applicable to your AC. It’s equipment that consumes fuel and has moving parts. Like a car, it can end up with leaks and its moving components can malfunction.

Having your unit examined yearly by a Farnell Mechanical, Inc. tech can help spot little issues before they become large meltdowns. (And cause your unit to stop running!)

6 Reasons to Tune Up Your AC in the Spring

  1. It keeps your unit clean. Since your air conditioner is installed outdoors, it’s more inclined to experiencing a buildup of dirt, leaves and other yard clippings, which can greatly impact your system’s efficiency. While you can use our how to clean your AC guide, you should call a specialist to service complicated internal pieces.
  2. It keeps your equipment efficient. Dirt and yard debris that collect within your unit can force it to work harder and lower airflow. Both these troubles can cause higher energy use—and a higher cooling bill!
  3. It could lengthen your system’s life span. A clean system is an efficient one and may even help it run for a longer period of time. That’s money that you’ll save on your monthly electricity costs and in the long-term, because you won’t have to buy new equipment as quickly.
  4. It helps pinpoint little issues before they turn into major, expensive problems. During professional AC maintenance, your tech will closely look at components and complete a cycle of AC performance verifications. These in-depth measures often allow us to find issues before they lead to big issues that result in a pricey repair bill.
  5. It helps deliver stress-free comfort throughout the season. After your equipment is tuned up, you’ll have peace of mind knowing your system is prepped to provide worry-free cooling. Even on the warmest days. It’s one of the best ways to keep your air conditioner from failing.
  6. It keeps your warranty in place. Most manufacturers call for yearly maintenance to keep your warranty valid. Without this maintenance, your equipment is vulnerable to advanced failure and lowered efficiency.

What Does AC Maintenance Include?

A quality AC service should have an examination and maintenance work from a qualified HVAC specialist. Here’s some of the services we’ll do:

System Examination

We’ll inspect the subsequent areas and parts:

  • Full unit state
  • Start-up sequence
  • Thermostat adjustment
  • Air filter
  • Blower components and airflow
  • Electrical connections
  • Condenser coil
  • Safety controls
  • Supply and return temperature
  • Refrigerant pressure
  • Condensate drains


This is just a part of the services we’ll do:

  • Put in new air filters
  • Secure electrical connections
  • Check electrical flow
  • Lubricate moving parts
  • Unclog condensate drains
  • Clean condenser coil

Book Your AC Service Now with Farnell Mechanical, Inc.

Today is the best time to book your AC maintenance! Give our Farnell Mechanical, Inc. pros a call at 334-245-4748 or contact us online to book your appointment. Before we visit your house, be sure to browse our exclusive offers for savings on your upcoming maintenance.

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