Although you have the choice to do so, it’s unwise to put off A/C maintenance until summer. Preseason maintenance holds more value for homeowners, as the service ensures that your cooling system will operate reliably over the entire summer season, and that it will perform at peak efficiency, translating to a very comfortable home for you and your loved ones.
Preseason A/C maintenance: It just makes sense
A number of reasons exist for preseason maintenance that are more than enough to persuade homeowners to schedule a tune-up BEFORE the summer heats up:
- You’ll get an appointment. If you wait until summer arrives in full force, your HVAC contractor will be busy servicing other homeowners whose air conditioners have broken down and need immediate service to get them up and running or to replace the unit. Your contractor will of course fit you into the schedule, but emergency services generally take priority over maintenance appointments.
- Aside from difficulty scoring a coveted appointment in summer, preseason maintenance gives you proven perks, especially when you faithfully schedule A/C maintenance. Namely, the equipment will operate at its highest potential, because the technician will thoroughly clean the system and all of its related components. It won’t succumb to dirt buildup on the coils, for instance, that greatly impedes efficiency and cooling capacity.
- Scheduling A/C maintenance now affords another perk: reliability. The tune-up includes a comprehensive inspection of the air conditioner, so the technician can identify components that are wearing out. You see, as dirt rests on surfaces of the internal components, it creates stress. For instance, when dirt gathers on the blades of the fan, it stresses the motor, causing it to work harder to compensate for it. The technician will look for signs like this one, and assess whether the motor is damaged and requires replacement.
If you haven’t yet scheduled A/C maintenance, it’s not too late to do so now. Contact Aladdin Heating & Cooling today to make an appointment, and give your air conditioner the care it needs. We’ve served Bloomfield Township, Bloomfield Hills, and Macomb since 1945. Give us call today or visit our website for more information.
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