You’ve just installed your air conditioning system. Now, you’re being asked to sign up for routine maintenance. It sounds like a pain, right? But consider that an air conditioner is like a car. If you keep up maintenance and service it when needed, it will run smoothly for years and years to come.
When you think about it, most people use their air conditioner more than their car. When framed that way, it’s easier to understand that an air conditioner will need routine maintenance.
We’ve compiled just a few reasons to help explain why routine air conditioning service is the best thing you can do for yourself.
Avoid Most AC Problems
It’s hardly an exaggeration to say that most air conditioner problems can be prevented with plain ole regularly scheduled maintenance.
Air conditioners are very efficient machines, but they only stay that way when every single component of the machine is operating at its best. If one component goes down, it can have a domino-effect on the entire system. Worst of all, some of the problems won’t make themselves apparent until it’s too late.
Broken AC units and high energy bills can almost always be avoided by having someone regularly come out to run maintenance.
Reduce Monthly Energy Bills
To piggyback off the previous point, we want to reiterate that air conditioners are designed to be very efficient. Even from the point of installation, your air conditioner should have been sized and configured specifically for your home based on factors like square footage, location, and seasonal temperatures.
Of course, this configuration was calculated from the assumption that your AC is in top working order. If you choose not to schedule regular maintenance for the machine, you’re sabotaging your AC’s potential. When your AC has to work harder than usual to maintain your cooling needs, the extra energy it expends will be reflected in your next energy bill.
To truly get the most out of your air conditioner, you’ll need it to last as long as possible. Scheduled maintenance will help squeeze the extra years out of your AC’s lifespan by protecting and replacing the individual components within.
Whenever your AC has to go through long periods without proper maintenance, it will have to work harder than usual to perform at high standards, which increases the amount of wear-and-tear on the machine. As these “overtime” hours add up, the overall quality and lifespan of your AC will suffer. Keeping your AC up to date with maintenance will help to reduce this wear-and-tear.
Plus, when your AC has reached the end of its lifespan, you don’t want to make the mistake of spending money on repairs for a dying system. Regular maintenance will help your HVAC technician to see the overall performance of your system and to recommend a replacement when the time comes.
When was the last time you scheduled maintenance? Contact EB Design Air Inc. today for a free estimate. We won’t leave your home or business until you’re 100% satisfied!