If you’ve considered saving money by performing your own HVAC maintenance, you’re not alone. While it’s tempting, trying to tune up your own air conditioner could end up costing more money if you make a mistake. Your machine is more complicated than you might think. Even if you aren’t a handyman, you might be thinking about skipping your annual appointment to save some cash. That could also lead to more expensive results. Sure, your unit worked perfectly last year, but things change.
Whether you’re thinking of 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: As the internet has given us access to a lot of information and guidance, it’s not going to have the same impact as the education an expert gets from certified institutions. Once they’ve completed their training and education, our technicians at Brooks Heating and Air Conditioning are experts in whatever your HVAC system needs. It’s going to save time by doing it right the first time than having to face other challenges down the road.
- Technician tune ups are more comprehensive: A qualified technician will understand everything that needs to be addressed during a routine maintenance appointment. They’ll assess your thermostat settings, refrigerant level, electrical and moving components and your system controls. While they’re checking your system, they’ll be on the look out for indications of more serious issues.
- You can see cost-savings after a professional tune up: You might not be able to recognize the early signs of a problem with your air conditioning. Continuing to run your unit could cause serious damage that means you’ll need a costly repair or replacement down the road. The professionals at Brooks Heating and Air Conditioning can identify issues before they become too serious—reducing your expenses. Proper maintenance keeps your system running efficiently and helps keep those utility bills lower.
There’s still time to schedule your annual maintenance appointment. Brooks Heating and Air Conditioning will make sure your system is working appropriately. Give us a call at 800-COOLING to schedule an appointment with us. You can rest easy knowing it’s been professionally maintained and ready to keep you cool.