Regular maintenance of your air conditioning system can help it perform better. According to some estimates, routine maintenance can help maintain up to 95% of the original efficiency and performance. This has a range of benefits, from increased energy efficiency to lower humidity levels and fewer repairs. We’ll explore some of these benefits in more detail below.
Reasons you should have your air conditioner serviced
Quite often, you may ignore the need to service your air conditioning system and put it off until it’s too late. This is especially tempting if the system seems to be working fine. So, if you need to be persuaded to have your air conditioner serviced, here are 6 reasons why at least once a year is 100% necessary.
It will keep your air conditioner efficient
When properly maintained, your air conditioning system works its most efficiently. But once dust and dirt start clogging the filters and blocking the mechanisms, your air conditioner will no longer be effective. That said, the system can still work, but it will have to work much harder to do so. This means more energy consumption, higher bills, and environmental impact.
Standard air conditioning maintenance includes a thorough cleaning of all filters, pumps, and condensers to help ensure the equipment is running as efficiently as possible.
This will avoid costly repairs
If your air conditioner develops a malfunction, you may not even notice it. In many cases, it’s only when the system stops working completely that you may realize something is wrong. And at that point, there’s a huge chance of getting a hefty repair bill.
Regular maintenance on your air conditioner can help you spot problems while they’re not too serious yet. You’ll be able to fix them easily before they become a costly problem that affects your entire system.
This will extend the life of your system
Take care of your climate control equipment, and it will last longer. Paying for regular maintenance will help your air conditioning system perform well for much longer than it could have. This will help you maximize the service life and avoid premature replacement, which will cost you much more than regular maintenance.
It will keep your warranty intact
When you installed your air conditioning system, it probably came with a warranty. Most manufacturers require that you get your air conditioner serviced at least once a year to keep the warranty valid. Plus, a warranty is a certainty that you won’t have to shell out money for expensive repairs.
It keeps your air quality clean
One of the main benefits of cleaning your air conditioner is that it is a guarantee that the air will stay clean. Regular cleaning will reduce the amount of dust in the air and help protect you from allergies. It can also reduce the number of pollutants that enter your home.
An air conditioning system with clogged or dirty filters will not do the job. Get the most out of your air conditioner and take care of your family by maintaining your equipment regularly.
You’ll always be ready for summer
With annual air conditioner maintenance, you’ll be able to detect problems before they occur. And you’ll also be able to prepare for the summer season ahead of time if you tackle the maintenance issue starting in the spring.
How to maintain the air conditioner?
It’s recommended that you call an SDAC Heating & Air Conditioning technician at least once a year for service to ensure that your equipment is working properly. The technician will help identify any internal problem before it gets worse and leads to more serious and costly air conditioner repairs. Doing this type of work yourself is highly discouraged because, without the proper experience, you won’t be able to detect problems, much less solve them.