Though it may not seem like it, summer is only a couple of months away. Before you know it, you’ll be relying on your air conditioner to keep your home comfortable during the day. Before the hot months arrive, you need to make sure that your air conditioner is able to cope with the added stress. The best way to do that is to schedule preventive maintenance within the next several weeks.
Prevention and Cure
Though millions of homeowners do it, it’s not a good idea to wait to call for repairs until you notice a warning sign. Quite a few air conditioning problems don’t have any outwardly recognizable symptoms unless they’ve been developing for a while, and even those are not a sure thing. If you wait until you notice that something is wrong with the system before calling for repairs, all you’re doing is granting more opportunities for issues to occur. You have to proactively pursue issues if you want to catch them in time to prevent excessive damage to the system. Preventive maintenance is the way to do that.
During a preventive maintenance appointment, your technician will find and fix any issues that may be hiding inside the system. Even weaker areas that have not yet developed problems can be dealt with before they can cause trouble. If you’re careful to schedule preventive maintenance at least once a year, you can save thousands of dollars on repair costs for your air conditioner. Problems will still occur, of course, but they will be far less severe and less frequent.
If you want to get the most out of scheduling preventive maintenance for your air conditioner, you should make sure that it is conducted during the spring season. This is because summer is the most stressful time of year for air conditioners, which makes it the time of year when problems are most likely to occur or get worse. Scheduling preventive maintenance right before summer ensures that your air conditioner is in the best possible shape to cope with the added demand.
Even if you don’t have preventive maintenance conducted during the spring, you should have it done as soon as possible this year. It’s far better to have it conducted late than not to have it done at all. Skipping preventive maintenance entirely makes it much more likely that the added strain of daily use during the summer will cause problems. You don’t want your system to break down on you in the middle of a hot and humid day, right? So, make sure that you call a professional as soon as possible to set up your preventive air conditioning maintenance appointment. You’ll be very glad you did.
Magnolia Plumbing, Heating & Cooling offers comprehensive air conditioning maintenance services in Washington, DC. If you need to schedule professional maintenance services for your air conditioner, we can help. Contact us today to schedule an appointment with one of our technicians.