If you’ve considered saving money by performing your own HVAC maintenance, you aren’t the only one. While it’s appealing, trying to tune up your own air conditioner could end up costing more money if you make a mistake. Your air conditioner 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 be another costly mistake. Maybe you haven’t had any challenges with your system recently, but who’s to say it will last.
Whether you’re thinking of 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: As the internet has given us access to a lot of information and guidance, it’s not going to have the same impact as the education a technician gets from certified institutions. Following their education, our technicians at Air-Right Energy Design, Inc. are experts in everything related to heating and air conditioning. 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 comprehensive: During a maintenance appointment, a HVAC technician checks to make sure everything about your system is in working order. They’ll review your thermostat settings, refrigerant level, electrical and moving components and your system controls. As part of the maintenance, they are also on the lookout for any signs of a more serious problem.
- Professional tune ups can save you money: It’s not always easy for homeowners to understand indications of a potential problem. Continuing to run your air conditioner could cause serious damage that means you’ll need a costly repair or replacement down the road. One of the experts from Air-Right Energy Design, Inc. 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. Air-Right Energy Design, Inc. will make sure your system is working appropriately. Give us a call at 703-260-1148 to schedule an appointment with us. You can rest easy knowing it’s been professionally maintained and ready to keep you cool.