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Benefits of ac maintenance

Many homeowners tend to push off A/C maintenance and believe that as long as cool air continues circulating throughout their home, there’s nothing to worry about.

However, A/C maintenance is just as much about the future as the present. And any homeowner who has had their A/C fail at an inopportune moment knows the value of foresight into any potential A/C issues before they end up shutting down the system. So before settling back to enjoy the cool breeze from the indoor vents, find out why it’s important to schedule and follow-through on annual A/C maintenance visits.

Save Money

While there is a cost to take care of small fixes and issues a professional could uncover during routine maintenance, the overall cost is nothing compared to what it would be if a major mishap occurs. For instance, replacing fittings or a small leak inside the unit could easily prevent the possibility of a critical malfunction and several days without A/C in the heat. It also helps curb the cost of full emergency air conditioner replacement.  

Money is saved with each minor repair, as tightening up loose spots and replacing old hoses can easily extend the life cycle of the unit, delaying the likelihood that a total A/C replacement is necessary in the near future. In short, every small fix adds up, and the return is staggering compared to the potential cost of a system failure.

Save Time

Preventative checks and repairs save a bundle in time, as well, which can easily be as valuable as cash to most homeowners. When major, detailed repairs are required, the reality is that they will likely not be able to be completed immediately. This is not to say every repair is a multi-day process, but rather that last-minute repairs tend to be for more involved issues that can stretch for larger periods of time. Because complex problems generally require complex solutions. By scheduling annual preventative A/C repairs and maintenance, it’s possible to catch issues before they balloon and require an involved repair.

Unfortunately, depending on the issue, some major repairs are unavoidable. But catching issues earlier is always preferable, as some major repairs are easier to handle when caught early, before something major breaks. This way, the repair doesn’t need to be completed in one marathon repair session. Rather, it can be split amongst multiple phases, and completed on a homeowner’s preferred timetable, instead of needing to be completed immediately because compounding problems led to complete system failure.   

Saves Health

Respiratory health continues to be a major concern, and annual maintenance can help preserve the respiratory health of home occupants by ensuring the indoor air quality is maintained. Checking connections, ensuring air is circulating as intended, and making sure the system is free from dust and debris build-up all contribute to a home’s air quality remaining high and healthy. While a home’s A/C can’t filter out every potential pollutant, a standard A/C that functions properly with a clean air filter can block out the majority of dust, debris, pollen, and allergens from spreading throughout the home. 

A/C maintenance is about more than just feeling comfortable today. They’re about providing a comfortable atmosphere within a home all season, and for years to come. Annual maintenance helps provide peace of mind to homeowners and cuts down on the daily what-ifs that lurk in the back of the mind, allowing homeowners to enjoy the relaxing atmosphere they’ve created.

If you are looking to schedule an annual A/C maintenance check, reach out to the helpful staff at Duane Blanton Plumbing, Sewer, Heating, and Cooling. The knowledgeable technicians have over 30 years of heating and cooling experience and are capable of addressing any HVAC queries or issues homeowners may have regarding their heating, cooling, or plumbing needs. Give the technicians at Duane Blanton Plumbing, Sewer, Heating, and Cooling a call today, at (815) 781-2567, or schedule online through their convenient in-browser online scheduling portal.

Duane Blanton Plumbing, Sewer, Heating, and Cooling is proud to be a Bryant Factory Authorized Dealer, offering top-quality heating and cooling options to fit the specific needs of Duane Blanton customers. The quality, comfort, and efficiency of Bryant Heating & Cooling Systems’ products naturally aligns with Duane Blanton’s drive to provide an exceptional customer service experience. Ask a Duane Blanton Plumbing, Sewer, Heating, and Cooling expert today about the advantages of upgrading to a new Bryant Heating & Cooling system for your home!  


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