Is an AC Tune-Up Worth It?

As spring starts, you could be thinking, is an AC tune-up worth it in Shelby? Particularly if your cooling unit is up-to-date or was working good last summer.

Here’s one method to contemplate it. You wouldn’t purchase a brand-new car and never expect to request any work for it, such as putting in fresh oil or putting on new tires.

The same affects your AC. It’s a piece of equipment that consumes fuel and has moving components. Like a vehicle, it can develop leaks and its moving components can break down.

Having your equipment inspected annually by a Hopper Heating and Air tech can help find minor issues before they turn into huge breakdowns. (And cause your air conditioning to stop running!)

6 Reasons to Tune Up Your AC in the Spring

  1. It keeps your equipment clean. Since your air conditioner is installed outside, it’s more inclined to having a buildup of dirt, leaves and other yard debris, which can negatively lower your equipment’s efficiency. While you can use our how to clean your AC guide, we suggest calling a specialist to service intricate internal components.
  2. It keeps your AC efficient. Dirt and yard clippings that accumulate in your equipment can push it to work harder and restrict airflow. Both these troubles can cause elevated energy needs—and a more expensive energy bill!
  3. It could lengthen your unit’s life span. A clean system is an efficient one and could even help it run longer. That’s money that you won’t spend on your monthly electricity expenses and over the years, as you won’t have to buy new equipment as fast.
  4. It helps locate small problems before they lead to big, costly problems. During professional AC maintenance, your technician will carefully look at components and carry out a set of cooling performance verifications. These in-depth measures often allow us to find troubles before they lead to large problems that cause a costly repair bill.
  5. It helps deliver stress-free operation throughout the warmest days. After your system is serviced, you’ll have peace of mind realizing your equipment is well-prepared to provide worry-free air. Even on the hottest days. It’s one of the best ways to keep your air conditioner from failing.
  6. It keeps your warranty valid. Most manufacturers expect yearly maintenance to keep your warranty in place. Without this maintenance, your system is vulnerable to early meltdowns and lowered efficiency.

What Does AC Maintenance Include?

A premium AC tune-up should have an inspection and maintenance work from an experienced HVAC tech. Here’s some of the things we’ll perform:

System Inspection

We’ll examine the ensuing spots and components:

  • Full system order
  • Start-up progression
  • Thermostat adjustment
  • Air filter
  • Blower pieces 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 finish:

  • Replace air filters
  • Tighten electrical connections
  • Confirm electrical flow
  • Lubricate moving parts
  • Unclog condensate drains
  • Clean condenser coil

Request Your AC Maintenance Today with Hopper Heating and Air

Today is the best time to request your AC maintenance! Give our Hopper Heating and Air pros a ring at 704-233-7363 or contact us online to book your appointment. Before we come to your home, be sure to check our special offers for savings on your next tune-up.

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