I’ll cut to the chase: everyone says you need to get your HVAC equipment serviced/maintained at least once a year.
It’s recommended by
But why is it so necessary? And when it should be done?
We’ll give you a simple rule of thumb to determine when you should have your system serviced and tell you why it’s so stinkin’ important to have it done.
HVAC maintenance rule of thumb
Are you ready? Here it is: call for HVAC maintenance the month before your extreme seasons start. This is also known as a “pre-season check up”
Simple, right? This usually means you need to call for service on the last month of spring and fall. In the Phoenix-metro area, that means around April for your air conditioner/cooling unit and October for your furnace/heating unit.
This makes sense if you think of your HVAC system like a car: If you were going to take a long road trip in your car (we’re talkin’ cross country here), would you go get it checked out to make sure it’s in tip-top shape? Unless you wanted to get stranded in the middle of nowhere, you would!
The same kind of thinking applies to your HVAC system. You’re using your HVAC system constantly during the summer and winter, so it’s like you’re driving with it “cross country.”
Now that we’ve explored “when”, let’s go into “why” this is so important.
Why you need HVAC maintenance
There are three major issues that can come up if you don’t get annual maintenance. Notice that these three things aren’t something that happen suddenly. They creep up on you over time due to long-term negligence.
Cool maintenance and energy efficiency resources
ENERGY STAR also shows you other ways you can efficiently heat and cool your home to save money year round.
It’s not too late to get an air conditioning tune-up in the Phoenix area. If you have not had yours serviced yet, contact us today.