Florida heat can be very rough on even the best air conditioning system.
It’s hot. You’re trying everything to keep cool. And you’re running your AC on full blast every waking minute.
That’s a lot for any air conditioner to handle, and ultimately, overuse can cause some serious damage to your system if it’s not properly maintained. Keeping your air conditioning well-maintained not only save you money, but it can keep your house cooler. Here are three reasons why you should have professional AC maintenance done this summer.
1. Saves You Money
When professional maintenance is performed, a trained technician will complete a thorough inspection of your air conditioner to address any underlying problems. He or she will also ensure your system is clean and in overall proper working order. When air conditioning systems are not kept clean or are suffering from an underlying issue (even a small one!), they often require more power than is necessary to run. This leads to a large spike in electricity bills — something that no homeowner wants. When you schedule routine maintenance check-ups, you will be able to find and fix the small problems, letting you avoid bigger, more expensive problems down the road.
2. Increases the Lifespan of Your Unit
The average lifespan of a unit is 10 to 15 years. When you skimp on routine maintenance, the lifespan significantly decreases. In order to keep your air conditioner running for as long as possible, you should make sure to have a check up done about twice each year. This way, not only will your home benefit from cooler, more comfortable air, but you’ll protect one of the biggest investments you’ll ever make for your home.
3. Keeps Your House Cool and Your Air Clean
Without basic maintenance, your air conditioner will not perform as efficiently as possible, inviting a slew of comfort and cleanliness problems into your home. On the other hand, when your air conditioner is running at its top ability, the air in your home will be cool and dry. Consider this scenario: one of the most common problems that can occur with an AC is a faulty thermostat sensor. This causes the AC to turn on and off irregularly, leading to a higher electric bill, a decrease in comfort and poor indoor air quality. Annual maintenance prevents small issues such as this from occurring, keeping your home cool and clean year round.
For more great resources on AC maintenance, check out these blogs:
The Homeowner’s Guide to AC Maintenance AC Maintenance 101 Complete Guide to AC Cleaning and Maintenance
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