Is an AC Tune-Up Worth It?

As springtime starts, you might be considering, is an AC tune-up worth it in Mechanicsville? Particularly if your cooling system is recently installed or was operating good last season.

Here’s one method to think about it. You wouldn’t purchase a brand-new automobile and never have to schedule any maintenance for it, such as putting in fresh oil or buying new tires.

The same applies for your AC. It’s equipment that needs fuel and has moving pieces. Like a car, it can end up with leaks and its moving components can malfunction.

Having your equipment inspected seasonally by a M & S Heating & Air LLC professional can help locate minor problems before they turn into major breakdowns. (And cause your system to stop running!)

6 Reasons to Tune Up Your AC in the Spring

  1. It keeps your system clean. Since your AC is installed outdoors, it’s more inclined to having a buildup of dirt, leaves and other yard refuse, which can majorly affect your system’s efficiency. While you can use our how to clean your AC guide, we suggest calling a specialist to take care of delicate internal components.
  2. It keeps your AC efficient. Dirt and yard refuse that collect in your system can force it to work harder and restrict airflow. Both these troubles can cause increased energy consumption—and a higher utility bill!
  3. It could extend your system’s life span. A clean AC is an efficient one and could even help it work for a longer period of time. That’s money that you’ll keep on your monthly energy costs and over the long run, because you won’t have to install new equipment as soon.
  4. It helps pinpoint little troubles before they become large, costly issues. During professional AC maintenance, your tech will keenly examine components and carry out a set of AC performance tests. These detailed processes often allow us to find issues before they become large troubles that cause a pricey repair bill.
  5. It helps deliver worry-free comfort throughout the warmest days. After your equipment is serviced, you’ll have peace of mind realizing your system is well-prepared to deliver worry-free cooling. Even on the most humid days. It’s one of the wisest ways to keep your air conditioner from failing.
  6. It keeps your warranty in place. Most manufacturers require regular maintenance to keep your warranty valid. Without this maintenance, your unit is at risk for early meltdowns and decreased efficiency.

What Does AC Maintenance Involve?

A premium AC service should include an inspection and maintenance work from a licensed HVAC tech. Here’s some of the work we’ll perform:

System Inspection

We’ll check the subsequent areas and pieces:

  • Full system condition
  • Start-up pattern
  • Thermostat settings
  • Air filter
  • Blower pieces and airflow
  • Electrical connections
  • Condenser coil
  • Safety mechanisms
  • Supply and return temperature
  • Refrigerant pressure
  • Condensate drains


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

  • Replace air filters
  • Secure electrical connections
  • Confirm electrical flow
  • Grease moving pieces
  • Rinse condensate drains
  • Clean condenser coil

Schedule Your AC Tune-Up Immediately with M & S Heating & Air LLC

This week is the best time to book your AC maintenance! Give our M & S Heating & Air LLC pros a shout at 301-363-4699 or contact us online to set up your appointment. Before we arrive at your home, make sure to check our discount offers for savings on your upcoming tune-up.

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