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Preventative Maintenance Matters

Posted: October 4, 2018 by Andy

Most homeowners don't want to spend money on home repairs and maintenance unless they absolutely must. That makes sense to an extent, but part of being a responsible homeowner is keeping your home safe and comfortable. Toward that end, a properly functioning HVAC system is essential to provide your family with a cozy indoor environment year-round. As such, it's crucial to have your HVAC system inspected every year. Let's look at the benefits of preventive maintenance and why it's worthwhile in the long run.

Avoid costly repairs

A well-maintained system is much less likely to experience serious problems. During your inspection, one of our expert HVAC technicians will check various parts of your system to ensure that it's operating correctly. An annual checkup will catch minor problems before they grow into major ones, preventing breakdowns and costly repair services. This gives you peace of mind.

Extend the life of your equipment

Considering that HVAC systems are a big-ticket item for a homeowner, you want to keep it running well for as long as possible. For this to happen, your system needs proper care and regular maintenance.

By hiring us to inspect and perform maintenance on your system, you'll be sure that your HVAC system stays in good repair. This will help keep your home cozy-warm in winter and comfortably cool in the summer - and will extend your equipment's life.

Increase energy efficiency

Your HVAC system can be a huge energy hog. In fact, up to half of the energy used in your home goes to heating and cooling. Proper maintenance goes a long way toward reducing your energy expense.

Clogged air filters and dirty coils lead to poor airflow. Your system needs to work harder to produce the same amount of heating or cooling that clean and well-maintained equipment provides. Dirt alone can be attributed to an additional 15% in energy cost.

Keeping your system well maintained will help keep it operating properly for a long time to come. This means you'll spend less money on electricity and you'll also spend less time worrying if your furnace will let you down on those cold winter nights coming very soon. Our Preventative Maintenance Program will help your home run smoothly. Please contact us for more information.

 


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