With spring well underway, most homeowners have already started turning their air conditioners back on with the warmer weather. The outside temperatures are bound to continue heating up, forcing your unit to run nonstop until fall returns. You want to be certain that your air conditioner is in tip-top shape before those sweltering summer days arrive on your doorstep. Otherwise, you might be caught without any climate-controlled cooling for your home in the middle of the hottest day of the year.
Spring is the perfect time to get a tune-up for your air conditioning. This gives you the best chance to catch any necessary repairs before the warm weather arrives and an opportunity to boost your energy efficiency. Before you hire a qualified HVAC company to perform some annual maintenance for you, you should know what all of the potential benefits are.
Catch Repairs Early
When you wait until the last possible minute to catch repairs, you wind up spending a day or two without air conditioning. In the brutal heat of summer, this isn’t something that you’re going to look forward to. Annual maintenance gives HVAC technicians an opportunity to give you a comprehensive evaluation of your unit. They can easily tell you if there are any parts that might need to be replaced before it becomes an emergency. Taking their advice prevents you from going without air conditioning and gives you an opportunity to schedule the repair at a time that is convenient for you.
Peace of Mind
After having a professional inspection, you can rest easy knowing that your unit is in great shape for the coming season. This peace of mind is often worth the small investment in your annual maintenance. You can enjoy an entire season of cool air without the hassle and worry that comes from HVAC repairs.
Improve Energy Efficiency
A dirty air conditioner can seriously reduce the energy efficiency of your unit. The coils aren’t able to remove the heat from the air as well. Even the air filter can be clogged with too many pollutants to effectively do its job. When even one part is caked with dirt and debris, it causes your air conditioner to work much harder to cool down the inside of your home. Neglecting maintenance is a surefire way to increase your cost of using the unit. After all, it uses more electricity without any real benefit to you. An HVAC technician can help to clean the unit and boost its efficiency again during an annual maintenance inspection.
Summer is the busiest season for HVAC technicians who run from one emergency call to the next. It can be difficult to find an appointment time that is convenient for you when this is the case. If you can schedule your annual maintenance before the busy season arrives, you have a lot more options for flexible scheduling that is convenient for you.
If you’re ready to start preparing your air conditioning for spring with a quick tune-up, be sure to give Classic Air Conditioning and Heating a call today! We can help you to get the energy savings and the peace of mind you need to feel even cooler this season.