While it may seem like an HVAC system should be able to take care of itself, there are a number of reasons why system maintenance is key. Without regular maintenance, your air conditioner or furnace will have to work harder to do its job. This can lead to higher utility bills and shortened lifespan for your unit. Regular HVAC maintenance can save money in the long run, since you won’t have to invest as much in frequent repairs and replacements.
Zap Cooling and Heating offers AC tune-ups and furnace maintenance to our customers, so you can keep your system running smoothly for as long as possible. Preventative maintenance by our licensed technicians will lessen the chances of costly system malfunctions further down the road.
In addition to the tasks mentioned above, there are a few more things you can do to keep your air conditioner running efficiently. One of the easiest things you can do is to keep the area around your outdoor unit free from debris. This means regularly removing any leaves, twigs, or other items that might accumulate around the unit. You should also make sure that the unit is not blocked by any objects, such as bushes or trees.
Another important aspect of air conditioner maintenance is checking the thermostat. If your thermostat is not working properly, it can cause your AC unit to run inefficiently. Make sure to check the batteries in your thermostat and replace them as needed. You should also make sure that the thermostat is set to the appropriate temperature for your home.