It may not seem like it yet, but summer is just around the corner. In just a few short weeks, the days will start to heat up, and keeping your home cool will become a high priority. Now, you may think that because your air conditioner hasn’t had any issues recently that it will be prepared for the onslaught of summer. That isn’t necessarily true, however.
There are quite a few problems that can lurk inside your air conditioning system, waiting for a particularly stressful period of operation to bring them out. Summer is just such a time to provoke those kinds of stress-related breakdowns, leaving you in a very hot house without an air conditioner. Thankfully, with proper precautions your risk of a breakdown can be lessened dramatically. Read on to find out why you should schedule air conditioning maintenance this spring.
It is always important to have problems with your air conditioner repaired as soon as you notice them. However, simply waiting for something to go wrong before calling a professional is not a good thing to do. There are many air conditioning problems that do not exhibit any symptoms before they are very far advanced. That can lead to quite a bit of damage being done by the time you notice a problem with the system. Preventive maintenance allows your HVAC technician to check out the entire system, find anything that might pose a problem later on, and fix it before it has a chance to develop. This can save you hundreds or even thousands of dollars in unnecessary repairs.
Conducting preventive maintenance in spring is preferable, due to the timing of your air conditioning usage. Summer is the most stressful time of year for air conditioners, so it makes sense to be sure that yours is in top shape right before that season starts.
If you haven’t had your air conditioning maintenance appointment yet this year, call Shavitz Heating and Air Conditioning. We provide air conditioning maintenance throughout Chicago, IL.