It is summer and everyone has maintenance agreements on their mind! Wait. What? Okay, not really, but they should be on your summer to-do list. They can help reduce summer repair costs and provide some pretty significant benefits to your in-home comfort. Here’s how:
Keep Things Moving
Your air conditioning system is made up of lots of moving parts, and just like any other mechanical system, it takes some TLC to keep things moving like they should. Maintenance agreements make sure your HVAC system gets the love it needs on a regular basis to stay fully functional.
How the Job Gets Done
Keeping your HVAC system working properly is the goal of regular service and maintenance. What gets done during these service calls is the question. Here’s a brief rundown of the types of things that could and should be done during annual air conditioner maintenance:
- Testing the thermostat
- Checking and tightening electrical connections
- Checking and lubricating moving parts
- Inspecting and cleaning the condensate drain
- Cleaning and inspecting the evaporator coils and condenser coils
- Checking and adjusting refrigerant levels
- Cleaning and adjusting blower components
Reduced Repairs and Lower Costs
The best part about keeping your AC tuned up is that it can have a big impact on your future repair bills. When your air conditioner is maintained regularly it’s easier to catch developing issues before they become big problems requiring costly repairs. When issues are caught early and fixed, it’s considerably less likely you’ll have to repair them again in the future. Not only that, but a well maintained system will run more smoothly with less likelihood of a breakdown, saving you money.
Maintenance agreements might not be at the forefront of your mind as summer gets rolling, but they just might help keep your summer cool and help prevent costly repairs that could take the wind out of your sails.