air-conditioning-maintenanceEven though it’s still spring, temperatures have already mad it necessary for most of us to run our air conditioners on a regular basis. Soon enough, we’ll have to run them every day just to keep our households comfortable in the face of another hot and muggy summer. Now is the time to schedule maintenance from a trained technician to give your system a close look and make sure it’s ready for the hot weather to come. Doing so could save you a lot of money and heartache over the next few months.

A Tune-Up for Your Air Conditioner

Maintenance is considered a kind of tune-up for your AC: a chance for a qualified service technician to give it a thorough look and check for anything that might be wrong. In the case of little problems, like loose bolts or dusty components, the technician can easily correct them so that they do their job without any unnecessary wear and tear. If the issue in question requires further repairs, the technician will schedule one with you at a point that’s convenient for you.

What Kind of Benefits Does This Entail?

The benefits of maintenance–especially regular maintenance performed once or twice a year–cannot be underestimated, especially considering the high costs of air conditioning during the summer. They boil down to three vital aspects:

  • Improved Efficiency. Tightening loose bolts, lubricating moving parts and other little steps involved in maintenance help the air conditioner do its job more efficiently. That means it won’t consume as much energy over the summer and your monthly cooling bills will be lower than they might be otherwise.
  • An Early Jump on Repairs. No one wants to deal with an unexpected air conditioning breakdown in the middle of the hottest day of summer. Spotting a potential issue before it becomes a problem not only allows you to schedule repairs according to your timetable instead of forcing you to scramble. In most cases it also lowers the cost of the repairs, since the damage hasn’t had as much time to spread. And doing so now, before the summer hits, means you’ll still have some cool days when you won’t need your air conditioner, allowing the technician to fix the issue and leave your AC in optimum condition.
  • Improved Longevity. If you schedule maintenance once a year every year throughout the life of the air conditioner, you can cut down on the effects of wear and tear considerably. Not only does this help reduce the risk of a more serious breakdown, it can help extend the overall life of the air conditioner, allowing it to run smoothly for months or even years after the expiration of the warranty. Considering the costs of replacing the air conditioner, that allows you to get the maximum use out of this very important appliance.

If you haven’t scheduled an air conditioning maintenance for your Madeira, OH home in the last twelve months, give the friendly pros at Jacob Bros. Heating & Air Conditioning a call today!

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