If you’ve ever considered doing your own air conditioner maintenance to save money, you aren’t the only one. While it’s appealing, trying to tune up your own air conditioner provides the potential for bigger expenses and errors. Your machine is more complicated than you might think. Even if DIY isn’t your thing, you might be thinking about postponing your yearly appointment to avoid the extra cost. That could also lead to more expensive results. Maybe you haven’t had any challenges with your system recently, but that doesn’t mean it will continue that way forever.
Whether you’re considering doing maintenance yourself or skipping it altogether, here are some of the reasons it’s wise to hire an experienced professional to do the maintenance:
- Technicians have the appropriate training: Although we have an abundance of information and helpful tips with the internet, it’s not going to have the same impact as the education a professional gets from certified institutions. After going through their training, our technicians at B & G HVAC are experts in all things HVAC. It’s much easier to trust their work now than having to make an emergency AC repair after some well-intentioned DIY work.
- Technician tune ups are more thorough: A qualified technician will understand everything that needs to be addressed during a routine maintenance appointment. They’ll assess your thermostat settings, refrigerant level, electrical and moving components and your system controls. They are also able to recognize any symptoms of potential issues.
- Tune ups can save you money in the long run: A professional will have an easier time looking for any potential issues. Continuing to run your unit could cause serious damage , resulting in more expensive repairs or even replacement. One of the experts from B & G HVAC can acknowledge issues before they become too serious—saving you money in the end. And a properly maintained system will run more efficiently, helping your energy bills.
There’s still time to schedule your annual maintenance appointment. B & G HVAC will make sure your system is working appropriately. Contact us at 641-316-3360 to schedule an appointment with us. You’ll be confident knowing your system has your back.