With summer in full swing, you will likely be relying on your air conditioner a great deal to keep your home cool. Since so much strain will be put on your air conditioner in the coming weeks and months, you should consider having your AC serviced and routine maintenance performed on it this summer, as this will help to ensure peak performance. While many homeowners neglect AC maintenance, it is important to have your air conditioner serviced at a minimum, annually. Here are a few of the reasons why you should consider having your air conditioner serviced this summer.
Increase Your AC's Lifespan and Reliability
One of the most important reasons to properly maintain your air conditioner is to ensure its longevity. Just like a car, an air conditioner needs to be serviced, maintained, and repaired regularly in order to ensure steady operation. In fact, an air conditioner that is not serviced regularly will not be as reliable as it should be and will be prone to breaking down. Additionally, units that are not properly maintained will not last as long as they should, making AC maintenance a solid investment in the future of your home.
Improve Efficiency and Save Money
Another important reason to have your air conditioner serviced is that units that are not properly maintained will not run very efficiently. Air conditions with worn out belts and bearings, dirty condensers, or dust built up in their systems will have a much harder time cooling a home, and will have to work harder to keep your home comfortable this summer. This will then correlate to drastically higher energy bills as your air conditioner struggles to keep up. By having your air conditioner serviced regularly you can actually save money in the long-run by improving the efficiency of your AC system.
These are just a couple of the reasons why regular air conditioner maintenance is so important. Contact us to learn more as well as to find out about steps you can take to maintain your AC this summer.
-A R Engh Team