The Importance of Professional Air Conditioner Maintenance

September 12, 2018

If you’ve ever considered doing your own air conditioner maintenance to save money, you’re not alone. While it’s appealing, trying to tune up your own air conditioner may result in more expenses or damage to your system. Your machine is more intricate than many people realize. Even if you aren’t a handyman, you might be thinking about postponing your yearly appointment to avoid the extra cost. That could be another costly mistake. Maybe you haven’t had any challenges with your system recently, but who’s to say it will last.

Whether you’re contemplating doing maintenance yourself or skipping it altogether, check out the benefits of hiring a professional to check out your machine before you make a decision you could regret:

  • Technicians have the right 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 a technician gets from certified institutions. Once they’ve completed their training and education, our technicians at Stephen Hurst Pack Heating and Cooling, Inc are experts in everything related to heating and air conditioning. It’s going to save time by doing it right the first time than having to make an emergency AC repair after some well-intentioned DIY work.
  • Technician tune ups are more comprehensive: A qualified technician will understand everything that needs to be addressed during a routine maintenance appointment. They’ll review your thermostat settings, refrigerant level, electrical and moving components and your system controls. They are also able to recognize any symptoms of potential issues.
  • You can see cost-savings after a professional tune up: A professional will have an easier time looking for any potential issues. Continuing to run your system could cause serious damage that means you’ll need a costly repair or replacement down the road. One of the experts from Stephen Hurst Pack Heating and Cooling, Inc can identify issues before they become too serious—saving you money in the end. And a properly maintained system will run more efficiently, helping your energy bills.

But don’t worry, you still have time to have a professional come out for your annual maintenance. Stephen Hurst Pack Heating and Cooling, Inc will make sure your system is working appropriately. Call us at 740-474-5940 to arrange an appointment with us. We’ll make sure your home stays comfortable all through the warmer months.