You spent a lot of money when choosing a central air conditioning system for your home and chances are, you spent considerable time and effort in the selection process. Now is no time to just “set it and forget it” as they say.
Just like an automobile, this investment requires care and maintenance. But what should a good service involve, and how often do you need to arrange it?
If your air conditioning system is not running at its best it could be costing you money in energy bills. At worst, there can be small problems that can quickly escalate into system failures if not dealt with quickly.
You should get you’re an regular AC maintenance program in place to ensure it is running at maximum efficiency and comfort.
Spending money on regular maintenance now will save you big dollars by preventing your system from breaking down. Problems can be identified and dealt with early rather than once they develop into larger issues.
A good AC maintenance service should check every aspect of your system to ensure its running as it should, and also should thoroughly clean certain parts of your system. It should also include a check of your air quality.
Some high quality service providers also offer substantial discounts with an annual service agreement. A thorough service will include:
What can you do to help?
There are a number of things you can make sure of that will keep your central air conditioner system tip top in between your annual maintenance visit:
It is far easier on your pocket to keep your system well maintained than pay for large scale replacements if things go wrong later. Plus, regular AC maintenance ensures improved indoor air quality as well as reduced utility costs.