The height of the summer might still seem some time away, and you may be enjoying cooler temperatures and gentle breezes now. If you’re like many people, you may, as a result, think that scheduling summer HVAC maintenance is a task that can wait until a later date. However, for a variety of reasons, booking your HVAC maintenance now is beneficial for the overall health of your unit.
Shorter Wait Times
As the temperatures rise, more people are likely to schedule appointments for maintenance on their home HVAC systems, particularly the air conditioning units. Instead of competing with customers during the summer surge, get your appointment booked now. By taking care of maintenance early in the season, you can avoid potentially long wait times.
Examination of Internal Components
On the surface, the features of your home’s HVAC system might look fine. Scheduling an appointment allows experienced technicians to find any internal problems with your unit. Internal problems can lead to inefficient cooling and increased energy usage. Diagnosing any internal malfunctions early can prevent unexpected breakdowns that leave you balmy and uncomfortable.
Identification of Issues
When you turn your air conditioner on for the first time this summer, you might not immediately notice any issues. However, problems could have been brewing through the winter. Even small problems can quickly turn into major hassles if left untreated. Scheduling a routine maintenance appointment prior to using your air conditioner allows our technicians to diagnose and treat any issues, which can prevent the unit’s issues from getting worse.
Improved Energy Efficiency
Even if there are no broken parts or malfunctioning pieces to your home’s HVAC system, the unit may still not be as energy efficient as it could be. Our technicians can provide guidance on how to make the HVAC system more energy efficient, potentially leading to lower bills each month. You can also ask about possible upgrades you might make to the system to conserve even more energy.
Allowing problems with your home’s HVAC system to linger can actually lead to safety concerns. For example, one of the units might be drawing too much electricity and putting excessive pressure on your home’s electrical system. Our technicians know how to safely investigate possible causes and how to provide solutions that boost both the safety and comfort of your home.
To prevent potential breakdowns during heat waves, schedule a maintenance appointment early in the season. Extreme temperatures can become dangerous for humans or pets living in your home. Choosing the right time to perform routine maintenance gives you more control over your family’s comfort and safety.
Better Indoor Air Quality
A poorly maintained air conditioner, for example, could be ruining the indoor air quality of your home. If you find yourself coughing more or feeling congested, a damaged or improperly functioning HVAC system could be the cause. These problems create more than just a nuisance. You or your loved ones might experience serious health consequences or extreme discomfort, especially if any of you suffer from respiratory conditions. Our professionals can test the indoor air quality of your home to determine if the HVAC system is causing problems.
Continued Warranty Protection
You may also have a warranty on your home’s HVAC system that requires you to have regular maintenance performed. If you skip regular maintenance, you could end up voiding this important warranty. This means that you might be left with hefty bills to deal with in the event of a problem. Worse, you may be forced to deal with the intense heat of summer until you can save the money needed for costly repairs. Spending a small amount for routine maintenance can save you substantial money in the long term.
At Climate Control, we provide service for heating and cooling products to customers in Portland, OR and the surrounding areas. Along with HVAC installation and repair, we offer duct cleaning, indoor air quality solutions, and water heater installation. We also install increasingly popular ductless HVAC units. Our qualified technicians service both residential and commercial properties. Financing is also available. To schedule an appointment for summer HVAC maintenance or other services, contact Climate Control today.