Is an AC Tune-Up Worth It?

As warmer weather rolls around, you could be considering, is an AC tune-up worth it in Beaverton? Even if your air conditioning system is recently purchased or was running good last season.

Here’s one way to think about it. You wouldn’t get a brand-new vehicle and never expect to book any work for it, such as putting in fresh oil or buying new tires.

The same applies for your air conditioning. It’s a machine that consumes fuel and has moving components. Like a automobile, it can end up with leaks and its moving pieces can wear out.

Having your equipment examined yearly by a Garoken Energy Co. Inc. professional can help spot minor problems before they become large malfunctions. (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 vulnerable to having a buildup of dirt, leaves and other yard refuse, which can majorly lower your system’s efficiency. While you can use our how to clean your AC guide, we recommend calling a pro to service delicate internal parts.
  2. It keeps your system efficient. Dirt and yard debris that accumulate inside your unit can force it to work harder and lower airflow. Both these troubles can lead to elevated energy consumption—and a higher energy bill!
  3. It could lengthen your unit’s life span. A clean AC is an efficient one and may even help it work longer. That’s money that you’ll keep on your monthly energy expenses and over the long run, as you won’t have to buy new equipment as fast.
  4. It helps spot minor issues before they turn into large, expensive issues. During professional AC maintenance, your tech will carefully inspect parts and carry out a cycle of cooling performance verifications. These in-depth procedures often allow us to locate troubles before they lead to big troubles that lead to an expensive repair bill.
  5. It helps deliver trouble-free comfort throughout the warmest days. After your air conditioner is tuned up, you’ll have peace of mind knowing your unit is set to deliver worry-free comfort. Even on the hottest days. It’s one of the smartest approaches to keep your air conditioner from failing.
  6. It keeps your warranty going. Most manufacturers expect annual maintenance to keep your warranty valid. Without this maintenance, your system is at risk for premature breakdowns and decreased efficiency.

What Does AC Maintenance Entail?

A quality AC maintenance should involve an inspection and maintenance work from a licensed HVAC specialist. Here’s some of the work we’ll complete:

System Examination

We’ll inspect the following locations and components:

  • Overall unit condition
  • Start-up progression
  • Thermostat settings
  • Air filter
  • Blower parts and airflow
  • Electrical connections
  • Condenser coil
  • Safety components
  • Supply and return temperature
  • Refrigerant pressure
  • Condensate drains


This is just a portion of the work we’ll complete:

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

Book Your AC Tune-Up Now with Garoken Energy Co. Inc.

Now is the perfect time to book your AC maintenance! Give our Garoken Energy Co. Inc. pros a call at 503-374-1934 or contact us online to book your appointment. Before we visit your residence, be sure to browse our special offers for savings on your upcoming maintenance.

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