It’s easy to assume HVAC maintenance plans are unnecessary. However, when you consider your HVAC system is probably the most expensive system in your entire home, it is a good idea to take care of it. Would you drive your vehicle without ever having the oil changed, airing the tires, or having your engine inspected?
HVAC maintenance plans come in many shapes and sizes, but they usually include seasonal checks and tune-ups of your entire system. When you are ready to invest in HVAC maintenance plans, the first thing is to find a trustworthy contractor. Once you find that contractor, here are some of the things to expect from an HVAC maintenance check:
HVAC Maintenance Plans for Air Conditioners Include
- Test and check the blower motor
- Inspect thermostat for proper operation
- Check and replace air filter, as needed
- Inspect and clean coils
- Flush and check condensation drain
- Check refrigerant levels
- Inspect and tighten electrical wiring
HVAC Maintenance Plans for Furnaces Include
- Test thermostat
- Check and replace filter, as needed
- Inspect and adjust fan belt
- Check for proper system venting
- Check air flow and pressure
- Lubricate any moving parts
Depending on your system and the season, this list may vary. Some systems require a few more checks, too.
As you see, this is quite a thorough list. All the elements listed are components with the potential to break and cause you costly and uncomfortable outages. Whether in the heat of summer or a cold, blustery winter day, there is never a good time to be without your HVAC system.
Regular HVAC Maintenance Plans Benefits
When you sign up for HVAC maintenance plans, the money upfront may seem like it is unnecessary. But, if you consider it a type of insurance for your system, you discover its real value.
With regular checks, you prevent costly maintenance, after hours calls, and prolong the life of your system. In addition, a maintained system runs more efficiently, which saves money on utility bills.
Finally, it’s a requirement for many manufacturers’ warranties. Several require regular service from a qualified HVAC contractor as part of the bargain.
Improved Indoor Air Quality
Allergens, dust, dander, and microorganisms often live in your HVAC system. No one wants these things in our HVAC system or the air we breathe. With regular maintenance checks and cleanings, your entire system is much cleaner, as is the air in your home.
Your home stays consistently comfortable, even with the changes of the seasons. You are able to turn your air conditioner or furnace on with confidence, knowing it is safe and ready for use.
With regular checks, technicians catch and repair small issues early before they cause major outages. This means that when you leave on vacation, you do not have to worry about your furnace going out and your pipes freezing.
Or, you do not have to worry about carbon monoxide leaks from your furnace. Your HVAC system does not have to be one of your worries in today’s busy life.
Get Started with HVAC Maintenance Plans
Estes Services offers several flexible maintenance plans for you to choose from. You can add care from our other lines as well, such as plumbing or electrical services. We have skilled technicians and licensed professionals who perform all of our maintenance checks and advise you on any necessary repairs.
Now is a perfect time to invest in HVAC maintenance plans. Have an elderly parent who’s aging in place? Buy one for him or her too. Increase dependability and reduce expenses. Call Estes Air today to get started!