Home Tip: Invest in Preventive Maintenance

Home Tip: Invest in Preventive MaintenanceYour HVAC system contains equipment that’s essential to your family’s day-to-day comfort, and it needs to stay in top condition to operate safely and reliably. Investing in preventive maintenance for your HVAC system can let you rest easy knowing that the equipment is working properly and efficiently every day of the year.

What Preventive HVAC Maintenance Should Include

Proper HVAC maintenance begins with a twice-yearly professional inspection, cleaning and tuneup, but it extends beyond these basic necessary services. True preventive maintenance gives you an assessment of the performance and efficiency of every aspect of your home’s comfort system. Based on the components of your particular system, this might include heating, cooling, ductwork, zoning, ventilation and air filtration/cleaning.

This detailed approach allows your HVAC technician to identify minor issues before they develop into serious problems. It also gives you an opportunity to get knowledgeable advice on ways to boost your system’s overall performance.

Benefits of Preventive HVAC Care

Investing in preventive HVAC maintenance offers a number of benefits, including:

  • Preserved energy efficiency. Equipment that’s poorly maintained loses efficiency each year, but regular care helps prevent these losses and preserves your equipment’s original efficiency.
  • Fewer unexpected repairs. Addressing minor issues before they can escalate can allow you avoid the inconvenience of unexpected breakdowns and the cost of preventable repairs.
  • Enhanced safety. Routine inspections and maintenance of the HVAC system’s components and controls safeguards against hazards like overheating, carbon monoxide exposure, gas leaks or fires.
  • Longer equipment lifespan. Timely maintenance is one of the key factors that allows your HVAC equipment to reach or exceed its expected lifespan.
  • Greater comfort. By investing in comprehensive HVAC care, it’s easier to have issues addressed that negatively affect your comfort, like temperature inconsistencies, hot or cold spots, poor humidity control or a decline in air quality.
  • Operating cost savings. Preserving your HVAC equipment’s efficiency can help keep your energy consumption and heating and cooling costs in check.

To learn more reasons why you should invest in preventive maintenance for the HVAC system in your Grand Traverse County home, contact us at Team Bob’s Heating Cooling Plumbing.

Our goal is to help educate our customers in Traverse City, Michigan and surrounding areas about energy and home comfort issues (specific to HVAC systems). For more information about preventative maintenance and other HVAC topics, download our free Home Comfort Guide or call us at 231-714-6196.

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