Replacing your HVAC system is a big deal. We know how tedious the process can feel – going through all of your options, weighing the pros and cons, talking through it with your service technician, etc. When you spend that much time and deliberation on selecting the right system for your home and family, it’s paramount that you consider how to keep your unit working at peak performance. As you well know, your old system didn’t last forever, but an HVAC system CAN last up to 25 years. When discussing your heating and cooling, and really your overall comfort, for many years to come it’s important to know the best ways to keep your HVAC systems running smoothly.

Some homeowners choose to only service their HVAC units when they need to be repaired. While this may seem like a appropriate strategy for the short term, it won’t pay off in the long run. When an HVAC system isn’t maintained properly, it can cause damage, decrease the lifespan of your system, and increase the likelihood of the unit malfunctioning.

Here are a few of the top reasons why maintaining your HVAC system is so important:

  1. Safety

A well-maintained unit is a safe unit. We are sure you’re familiar with carbon monoxide poisoning and how silently dangerous it is. But perhaps you didn’t know that it can be caused by an HVAC system that hasn’t been serviced properly. In fact, the most common cause of carbon monoxide leaks is a result of a cracked or failed heat exchanger. The maintenance of your system is a critical factor in preventing carbon monoxide poisoning. Your safety is our top priority.

    2. Money

We know that heating and cooling your home can be expensive, and nobody likes to see their electricity bills increase. Not only does maintenance reduce energy usage by ensuring your system is running efficiently, it also is the most effective way to reduce the number of repairs and subsequent costs that come along with your system breaking down. Not to mention the longer your system lasts, the longer you’ll have before it needs to be replace it.

    3. Comfort

Your comfort is important to us. If you’re comfortable, we’ve done our job. To ensure the highest comfort level in your home, maintaining your HVAC unit is necessary. When a system is serviced, the unit can heat or cool your home effectively by allowing for evenly distributed airflow.

Annual maintenance extends the lifespan of your HVAC system.

Why consider a Service Plan?

Your HVAC system has to work hard to maintain optimal comfort in your home. With airborne dirt, debris and clogged filters, this strain can result in increased wear and tear, lower efficiency, and ultimately more repairs or even a shorter life-span for the entire system. An annual maintenance program includes a 16-point system tune-up that will reduce the likelihood of your equipment malfunctioning when you need it the most. It will provide you with priority service, help save you money on repairs, parts and labor and will extend the life of your system.

One of the biggest benefits to having a service plan is peace of mind. Knowing your system has been checked out, tuned-up and is working as it should, is always reassuring. In the event that you do need an emergency repair, having priority means 24/7 Emergency Service and a 25% discount on Labor and Parts.


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