Maintaining an HVAC system is as important as buying a capable heating and cooling setup. The functionalities of an HVAC are quite similar to the innards of a vehicle – requiring adequate and timely care for smooth functioning. Proper maintenance won’t just ensure a cool or cozy home environment for several years down the line, but will also keep the energy bills in check.
Lower Energy Bills
As mentioned before, saving energy costs is one of the major reasons to ensure proper upkeep of an HVAC setup. An efficiently running system translates into less money expended on heating, electricity and cooling expenses. Proper maintenance also postpones, if not completely eliminate, the need for system replacement or major repairs.
Fresh and Healthy Air
An HVAC that’s looked after with tremendous care will ensure zero air quality issues. As a result, the coils and filters of the system are less likely to accumulate dirt and dust, which further leads to a healthy environment. An HVAC unit in a bad shape is a breeding place for bacteria and mold, and dirt – all of these could cause respiratory issues or worsen existing health problems in the family.
Proper maintenance also leads to increased shelf life. In fact, the right maintenance techniques and tips can keep HVACs in pristine shape for more than a decade. Since HVAC systems don’t come cheap, it only makes senses to extract as much juice or running time out of the system as possible.
As per research, unmaintained or dirty units must put in additional effort to churn out the same level of heating or cooling as a properly maintained system. Less energy is required to run a well-maintained machine, which translates into less stress on the machine’s components. This also means periodic maintenance work won’t necessitate major work or upgrades. Moreover, the scheduled maintenance intervals will get wrapped up quickly.
Less Emergency Repairs
Properly maintained systems are less likely to fall apart often and remain much more capable of bearing added pressure during months of peak usage. In other words, a more capable system is less likely to break down.
HVAC maintenance is, therefore, too important to be ignored. If you have a system lying unchecked for a considerable time period, call us to schedule your HVAC maintenance checkup today.