If you’ve considered saving money by performing your own HVAC maintenance, it’s not as uncommon as you might think. While it’s appealing, trying to tune up your own air conditioner could end up costing more money if you make a mistake. Your machine is more complex than it may appear. Even if you don’t know the first thing about air conditioners, you might be thinking about skipping your annual appointment to save some cash. That could be another costly mistake. Sure, your unit worked perfectly last year, but that doesn’t mean it will continue that way forever.
Whether you’re considering doing maintenance yourself or skipping it altogether, here are some of the reasons it’s wise to hire an experienced professional to do the maintenance:
- Technicians have the appropriate training: Although we have an abundance of information and helpful tips with the internet, you probably can’t beat the education an expert gets from certified institutions. Once they’ve completed their training and education, our technicians at H&C Heating and Cooling are experts in all things HVAC. It’s much easier to trust their work now than having to make an emergency AC repair after some well-intentioned DIY work.
- Technician tune ups are more comprehensive: The professionals will take a look at all of the different components during the appointment. They’ll review your thermostat settings, refrigerant level, electrical and moving components and your system controls. As part of the maintenance, they are also on the lookout for any signs of a more serious problem.
- Professional tune ups can save you money: You might not be able to recognize the early signs of a problem with your air conditioning. Continuing to run your air conditioner could cause serious damage that ends with expensive repairs or even replacement. The professionals at H&C Heating and Cooling can identify issues before they become too serious—eliminating extra costs to you. In addition, maintenance on your system helps it run more efficiently, saving you even more.
It’s not too late to schedule your routine maintenance. H&C Heating and Cooling will make sure your system is working appropriately. Give us a call at 301-960-3247 to schedule an appointment with us. We’ll make sure your home stays comfortable all through the warmer months.