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Haven’t done your yearly AC inspection now’s the time

Spring is in full swing, with several warm days already setting the stage for summer. As the flowers begin to bloom once more, and spring cleaning checklists start being drafted, another seasonal tradition should get added to that list: an annual A/C inspection. Setting aside time to get the A/C inspected may not seem like a top homeowner priority, but it provides an assortment of benefits, and spring is the perfect time to have an inspection done. 

Why Conduct an A/C Inspection in Spring?

Spring is the ideal time to have the A/C inspected namely because it ensures that the home cooling system is prepared for the long haul of the summer months. During the summer, the A/C gets its biggest workout, and trying to complete an inspection during the winter becomes tricky working around all of the snow and ice outside. Spring provides a bit of warmth and more temperate weather and provides peace of mind through preventative maintenance to keep an A/C running smoothly before it’s needed the most. 

There’s also the added benefit of easier scheduling. The spring can be a busy time for inspection and maintenance services, but not nearly as busy as summer. Tackling home A/C inspections and maintenance early means being able to work more with a homeowner’s schedule, rather than trying to find a last-minute spot in an already crowded schedule. 

The Benefits of an Annual A/C Inspection

Right off the bat, an annual inspection will likely save a homeowner money. Keeping an A/C unit maintained helps the system continue to run efficiently, which will keep energy bills lower by reducing a home’s overall energy consumption. This same maintenance helps extend a system’s life cycle, by ensuring the system is clean and the parts are performing at their peak, rather than getting clogged with dirt and debris, and letting parts wear down and eventually break. 

An annual inspection also helps save money in the long run by catching potential issues early on, providing a small — and less expensive — fix now, before it can balloon into a catastrophic failure later down the line. This, in turn, makes an A/C safer to operate, avoiding potential issues such as leaks or loose valves spreading CO2 throughout a home, or worn equipment potentially creating a short or fire. 

All in all, scheduling and completing regular annual A/C inspections is the safe, smart, cost-effective choice to keep a home cooled with equipment running in peak condition. And scheduling now to beat the rush and beat the heat helps keep homeowners prepared for the uncertainty of summer. 

If you’re looking for a way to stay ahead of the curve on preventative maintenance, if it’s time for that annual inspection, or even if it’s the first inspection on your A/C, reach out to the licensed professionals at Duane Blanton Family Home Services. With three decades of experience, the experts at Duane Blanton can keep your HVA/C system running to make sure your house feels just right. To schedule today, reach out to Duane Blanton Family Home Services at (815) 781-2567, or schedule online using their convenient online scheduling portal.

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