Spring is here in Lake Worth, FL, and as you prepare for summer, remember to contact your HVAC system contractor. Maintenance during this transition period ensures that your system is ready for the summer heat. Here are four reasons why spring HVAC maintenance is a worthwhile investment for any homeowner.
Extending the Lifespan of Your HVAC System
The average useful life of your HVAC is about 15 years. One of the best ways to make sure that the system serves you efficiently throughout the years is to schedule routine tune-ups. If the system doesn’t get proper maintenance, it’ll likely experience breakdowns that reduce its lifespan.
Regular maintenance ensures that your system experiences minimal damages. We recommend maintenance during spring as a way of extending its lifespan and preventing premature system replacement.
Keeping the Outdoor Unit Free of Dirt and Damage
During winter, dust and debris may accumulate in your outdoor HVAC unit. The coils inside the outdoor unit and the area around it need cleaning. Remove decorative plants that are close enough to interfere with the unit’s operation. Also, keep an eye out for nearby bird or animal nests.
You can clean the area around the outdoor unit by yourself, but don’t touch anything inside it. Schedule a professional inspection for possible damage to any of its components. Cleaning and repairs inside your system require a trained professional.
Reducing Energy Consumption
If you’re looking for ways to reduce your utility bills, arrange for system maintenance this spring. Over time, your system may lose its efficiency due to wear and tear, which leads to increased energy consumption. Regular maintenance restores your heating and cooling system to its initial efficiency.
Increased energy consumption means that you will have higher energy bills. Remember that neglecting your unit not only affects energy efficiency but also reduces your comfort level. Schedule spring HVAC maintenance and cut energy costs while keeping your Lake Worth Beach, FL, home comfortable.
Replacing Worn-Out Components
Like everything else, HVAC system components wear out. This is a good time to call your technician, who will inspect and test the parts of your system and recommend replacements where necessary.
Maintaining your heating and cooling system is the best way to keep it working optimally. For more information about HVAC maintenance, contact our team at E·D·S Air Conditioning & Plumbing.
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