The Importance of Regular Air Conditioning Maintenance

As hard as it may be to believe, the fact is that winter has flown by and summer is just around the corner once again. This means that you will soon be relying on your air conditioner to keep you and your family comfortable. In order to ensure that you do not experience any issues with your AC in the weeks to come, it is important that you consider having routine maintenance performed on your HVAC system. Here are just a few of the reasons it is important for you to have your HVAC system serviced this spring.


Reduce Energy Consumption

When your system is not regularly serviced, it may have to work harder to keep your home cool. Spring HVAC maintenance will ensure that your air conditioner is running optimally, which can not only ensure your comfort, but it can also save you significantly on your energy bills. In fact, dirty and unmaintained units may have to work as much as 20 percent harder to keep your home cool.

Prevent A Breakdown

Not only can unmaintained systems cost more to run, but the extra work it will take your air conditioner to cool your home can also put a strain on your system, which can cause unexpected breakdowns. Having your system serviced will ensure that your system can run efficiently without being put under any unnecessary strain. Additionally, while your system is being serviced, any problems can be detected and repaired, further ensuring that your system will not break down when you need it most.  

Improve Air Quality

When your HVAC system is not regularly serviced, this can also cause dirt and debris to build up in your system that can then be spread throughout your home when your air conditioner is running. This can wreak havoc on allergies and on the respiratory systems of people with asthma, and it can even cause cold-like symptoms. Having your system serviced before summer can help to ensure that your family can breathe easy.


These are just a few of the benefits annual HVAC maintenance can provide. Contact us to learn more about the importance of having your system serviced at least once a year.

-A R Engh Team