Monday, August 20, 2018

Air Conditioning Tune ups: A Pound of Prevention is Worth an Ounce of Cure

Everyone loves to save money.  HVAC maintenance is one of those areas where it is very tempting to skimp.  However, it always pays in the long run to get your air conditioning unit tuned up regularly.

Regular Maintenance on Your Air Conditioning Unit Helps it Run at Maximum Efficiency

Many homeowners make the mistake of paying attention to their air conditioning unit only when it stops working completely.  It is sometimes hard to understand why you would need to service a unit that seems to working adequately.  If you do not regularly maintain your unit, it is almost certainly not working as well as it should.  It may not get your home as cool as it could and your energy bills are probably much higher than they ought to be. 

An Air Conditioning Tune Up Can Keep Small Problems from Becoming Big Ones

Your air conditioner may limp along for several months before it finally quits completely.  Unfortunately, air conditioners have a bad habit of malfunctioning at the hottest part of the summer.  If you have gotten in the habit of neglecting your air conditioning unit, you aren't alone.  Summer is usually the busiest time for air conditioner repairmen for this reason.  It can be torture enduring sweltering heat in your home because you have to wait for an opening in the repairman's schedule.

It doesn't have to be this way though.  With an air conditioning tune up, you can discover potential problems in your air conditioning before they break down.  If you get your air conditioning tuned up every year in the spring, you don't have to be at the mercy of the repairman's busy summer schedule.

Air Conditioning Tune ups Usually Pay for Themselves Very Quickly

The savings from your lower electricity bill will often more than offset the modest cost of the tune up.  Also, if the technician detects a problem with your air conditioning unit, it will typically cost much less to address it before your air conditioning unit completely quits.  All things considered, you really cannot afford not to get your air conditioning tuned up every year.

We encourage you to contact us with any questions and/or service needs you may have.