Maintaining your eastern Kentucky home takes time, effort, and money. Preventive maintenance on your HVAC system can help you save on all three, especially money. If you have preventive maintenance in place, you can extend the life of your HVAC equipment, pay for fewer repair calls, and lower your utility bills.

Keep Your HVAC System Running Longer

A regular checkup with your doctor helps you stay healthy by identifying problems early and monitoring your health. The same is true for your HVAC system. A visit from a trained technician a few times a year can cut the likelihood of a breakdown by as much as 95 percent. The longer your unit lasts, the more you get for the dollars you have invested in it.

Avoid Emergency Repair Calls

Without regular maintenance, it’s unlikely that you’ll see a breakdown coming. Plus, the problem will usually crop up at times of the year when HVAC technicians are the busiest. That’s usually the first extremely cold or hot day when equipment gets the first real workout of the season. A preventive maintenance plan helps avoid this situation by identifying system components that are wearing down and in need of replacement.

Save on Utility Costs

A well-maintained system runs more efficiently and saves money on utility bills. After all, heating and cooling processes consume up to half of the energy your home uses. With a preventive maintenance plan, the technician can find problems, such as leaks and dirty air filters that waste energy and result in higher than necessary monthly bills.

Although some consumers are concerned about the cost of an annual maintenance plan for their home’s HVAC system, it’s certainly less expensive than a new unit. If regular checkups get you an extra few years out of your equipment, the plan will more than pay for itself. Call us at Appalachian Refrigeration, Heating & Cooling at (606) 436-0682 and get your plan started today.

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