Your furnace and your air conditioner systems require regular maintenance. Without air conditioner maintenance and heater maintenance, your system is at risk of performing poorly, which will increase your energy bills, affect the air quality in your home, and may even lead to eventual system failure. To ensure that your home stays cool in the summer and warm in the winter and to keep your energy bills low, you need to invest in regular HVAC maintenance.
Air Conditioner Maintenance and Heater Maintenance: Lower Your Energy Bills With HVAC Maintenance
Regular air conditioning and heater system maintenance is an important form of home preventative maintenance. If you’ve noticed that your energy bills are higher than usual, despite normal seasonal highs and lows, your system may be to blame. High energy bills don’t necessarily mean that your system is about to fail or that it needs repair; it may simply just need a good cleaning and some maintenance.
The Importance of Regular System Maintenance
Dirty vents and an unmaintained system can increase energy bills because your system has to work harder to perform the same job. A professional cleaning and maintenance appointment will help save you money on your bills and help prevent future expenses as well. If your system runs for a significant amount of time without any maintenance or regular cleaning, it can fall into disrepair and even fail.
Parts may break from the system having to overwork, which will require more than just a maintenance appointment. Replacing certain parts in your system, or even worse, your entire system will make a significant dent in your budget. Maintenance appointments will ensure that your system stays in working order. If a part seems as though it may need repair, the technicians will notice it during your maintenance appointment and address it before it becomes a significant issue.
Additional Health and Budget Benefits of Regular Maintenance
Regular air and heat system maintenance will keep your energy bills low, but it also offers some additional benefits. Systems that don’t receive regular cleaning and maintenance are more susceptible to malfunction, posing a risk to your safety and health.
Protecting Your Home and Your Health
For example, poorly maintained heaters and air conditioning units can’t filter the air as designed. As a result, your home’s air quality will decrease over time, putting you at risk of increased allergens, dust, dirt, and debris in the air.
Additionally, without regular maintenance, a heater may build up and give off carbon monoxide, an odorless gas that poses significant health risks, many of which are life-threatening. Scheduling regular maintenance appointments will give you the confidence and assurance that you’re taking care of your system and, in doing so, protecting your home, family, and health.
Regular air conditioning and heater system maintenance are important to your health, budget, air quality, and energy conservation. If you can’t remember the last time you had your system cleaned and serviced, or you never have, it’s time to schedule a service appointment, and our experts can help. Contact us today at Owens Heating & Cooling to learn more about our different services and how we can help keep your system operating as efficiently as possible.