Benefits Of Regular Air Conditioner Maintenance And Tune-Up Services

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If your air conditioner breaks during the hot months of the summer, you might spend several sweltering days before you can get someone out to fix it. This can be a very uncomfortable time in your home as there will be no refuge from the heat. Instead of having your air conditioner break down during the summer months, you should have someone come and look at it in the early spring when the weather is still cool. Regular maintenance and a tune-up will help to ensure that the air conditioner is working throughout the summer months without any problems. What should you expect from a regular tune-up?

1. Extend AC Life. By having regular maintenance done and getting an annual tune-up for your air conditioner, you will help prolong the life of the air conditioner. This is because it is properly taken care of. Moving parts are lubricated, evaporators and condensers are cleaned, electrical connections are secured and any loose parts are tightened. This prevents the air conditioner from breaking down earlier which would cause it to not last as long.

2. Conserve Energy and Save Money. One of the best reasons to have regular maintenance done on your air conditioning unit is because it will conserve up to 15-25% more energy. This can translate into hundreds of dollars every year in cost savings. Spending a small amount on a regular tune-up can save you a lot of money over the course of the year and leave less of a footprint on the environment.

3. Decrease Costly Repairs. Because an air conditioner has so many moving parts and components, they can become run down over time. This can lead to very costly repairs. Instead, annual maintenance can catch these problems before they get out of hand and get them fixed.

4. Cooler Air during Peak Summer Season. An air conditioner that is not tuned up and not running efficiently is going to end up outputting warmer air. In the peak summer months, you will want the air coming out of the vents to be as cold as possible. A tune-up will inspect the coolant to make sure it is at the proper level. The whole air conditioner will be fixed up and repaired so that the air coming out is as cold as possible.

These are just a few of the reasons why you will want to consider getting into the habit of having a company come and tune-up your air conditioner on an annual basis. For more information, contact a company like Weather Control Air Conditioning, Inc.

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