How Can a Tune-Up Help Your Air Conditioner During the Summer Months?06/18/2015 Don’t lead into your summer without a scheduled air conditioner tune-up from a iTemp Heating and Air Conditioning professional. We often forget about HVAC maintenance or never give it a sense of importance, but regular air conditioner tune-ups can help your system perform, keeping you cozy and cool all season long. These regular tune-ups do more than just keep you comfortable, too – they are also crucial for your comfort and wallet. What do tune-ups do for my home? Ensure energy efficiency – Maintenance keep your air conditioner working as usefully as possible, therefore keeping your home more comfortable. Air conditioners are investments that need to continuously be maintained, just like any other investment, to check that you are obtaining maximum benefits from it. Minimize need for repairs – These hot days in Chicago are the worst time for an air conditioner to break. With regular system maintenance, you won’t have to worry about malfunctions or upkeep in the middle of the summer heat. Our technicians can look for warnings and pinpoint problems for your air conditioner and warn you long before any troubles occur. Lower expenses – When your air conditioner is running at its best, you could detect a decrease in your energy bills throughout the year. What will take place during an air conditioner tune-up? Refrigerant charge check – Refrigerant levels need to be just right for your air conditioner to be running accurately. Too little refrigerant can cause additional wear on your system, and too much refrigerant will affect how your air cools. Professionals will always look at these levels during an air conditioner maintenance and alter things accordingly. Filter status check – Air conditioner filters should be changed according to the manufacturer’s suggestions, so the cleanliness of your filters will always be checked during a maintenance visit. Dirty filters make your air conditioner to work harder than it has to and can also cause the air in your home to look and feel dirty. Coil check – Our pros will check that no dust or other particles have gathered on the outside or inside coils of your system. This dust can cause air conditioners to use more energy than needed and is vital to be cleaned. System Operating Check – Our professionals will guarantee that all moving parts of the air conditioner are working cohesively together. Our experts at iTemp Heating and Air Conditioning in Chicago deliver quality and outstanding air conditioner maintenance, whether it’s just a tune-up or a full-on replacement. They are more than willing to answer any questions you have about your air conditioner at any hour via 773-704-0640 or through a planned appointment online.