If you are a first time homeowner, you may not realize why HVAC maintenance is so important to your home. Many first time homeowners focus on the daily upkeep projects such as cutting the grass, cleaning the gutters, and pest control while forgetting one of the most important maintenance projects: HVAC maintenance.
Here are three reasons that routine maintenance on your heating and cooling unit is so important.
Reasons Why HVAC Maintenance Is Important
Reasons that routine maintenance on your HVAC is important.
1. Efficiency Of Your Unit
As your HVAC unit gets older, like most appliances, it will become less efficient. Over time, the parts of the unit may become dirty which prevents them from working at full potential. In fact, studies have shown that a dirty unit will work twenty percent harder than a clean unit while providing the same heating and cooling power to your home.
An inefficient unit will cost you more on utilities as well. While your unit is running harder to cool and heat your home, it is using more power to do that. That extra power will cost you at the end of each month. If you aren’t sure how efficient your unit is, you can call us and one of our experienced HVAC technicians can check your unit!
2. Healthier Air
The air that circulates through your home is the same air that is found outside only it is filtered through your HVAC unit. If a member of your home suffers from seasonal allergies, this condition can be exasperated if your HVAC unit is not properly maintained. Failing to change filters and clean coils can cause your unit to become a breeding ground for dirt and allergens. It is recommended that you change your filter monthly and clean your unit at the beginning of spring and at the end of summer to insure that your air quality is good throughout the year.
3. Fewer Emergency Repairs
We have all been there, the hottest day of the year and no air conditioning. You call the repair company only to find that you will be waiting a day or more for your repairs to be made. What if you could avoid the emergency repairs all together? Proper HVAC maintenance will allow your technician to discover any potential issues your unit may have in the coming months. With this information, they will be able to recommend potential remedies for the situation.
While you may not think that HVAC maintenance is a high priority item on your list of things to do, the health and comfort of your family relies on proper maintenance!
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