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How AC and Heating Maintenance Saves You Money

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Having your Savannah, GA heating and air conditioning unit serviced is just as important as having the oil changed in your car, yet homeowners forget about this crucial service until something goes wrong. In reality, having regular AC and heating maintenance performed helps you save money for several reasons.

Lower Energy Bills

Having annual HVAC maintenance can reduce overall energy consumption in your home. Dirty HVAC systems reduce energy efficiency and lead to higher energy bills. Clogged filters prevent the unit from operating as it should. Annual HVAC maintenance will keep your unit at peak performance.

Saves Money

Issues with your HVAC system begin long before you notice a problem. When you schedule an annual HVAC cleaning and inspection, your technician can identify potential problems before they become expensive repairs. Misaligned or worn-out parts put excessive stress on the system, which can lead to costly AC and heating repairs.

Prolonged HVAC System Life

Even the most reliable heating and cooling system on the market needs regular maintenance to keep it running efficiently. It also keeps your warranty in force as regular maintenance is a requirement for warranty purposes. Schedule annual HVAC system maintenance in the spring and again in the fall. In between regular system checks, there are things you can do to keep your equipment running smoothly:

  • Inspect, clean and change air filters on a regular basis.
  • Remove any debris from around the outside unit, which can cause it to malfunction.
  • Gently hose down the outside unit to remove dirt or debris.
  • Do not block supply and return registers with furniture, drapes or rugs.

Leave it to the Pros

If you’re like some DIYers, you’re probably wondering why you can’t perform the annual inspection of your system yourself. Annual inspection and repairs require the skills and knowledge that only an experienced HVAC technician has. 

When it comes time for your annual inspection, leave it to the pros to:

  • Check the thermostat is functioning properly.
  • Lubricate the moving parts in your HVAC system.
  • Inspect and tighten and loose electrical connections inside the unit.

Keep your AC and heating system running like new by maintaining it properly. You can do some of the maintenance, but a professional technician is needed for tune-ups before spring and fall each year. Call us to schedule a maintenance service visit today.