When you live in Orange, Texas, your HVAC system is an essential component of your home. After all, you rely on your air conditioner to keep you nice and cool throughout the long, hot summer and you need your heat pump or furnace to warm you up during those cold snaps. But what’s the best way to keep your HVAC system in top shape? Find out how often you need HVAC maintenance and why regular tuneups are essential for your heating and cooling system.
DIY HVAC Maintenance
At Thermacon Service Company, we recommend that you leave most of your HVAC maintenance to the pros. After all, your air conditioner and heat pump are complex systems, and one wrong adjustment can cause your HVAC system to lose efficiency or even break down.
However, we do recommend that homeowners do some basic maintenance on their own. Every one to three months, set aside a few minutes to replace the air filter. This will keep your HVAC system running efficiently, and it will also help clear the air. Twice a year, adjust the thermostat to heat or cool, and make sure you’ve programmed the temperature settings correctly.
Professional HVAC Maintenance
We recommend professional HVAC maintenance twice a year, which is why our Energy Savings Club includes spring and fall tuneups. Scheduling tuneups twice a year ensures that your air conditioner, heat pump, or furnace is always ready for the season ahead, since we tighten electrical connections, lubricate moving parts, check system controls, and clean components inside and out.
Biannual maintenance also increases the chances that our team will detect minor issues before they lead to expensive breakdowns, including problems that could be compromising your HVAC system’s efficiency. That means regular tuneups can help you save money on utility bills year-round and can even lengthen the lifespan of your HVAC components.
Isn’t it time you scheduled an HVAC tuneup? Call the pros at Thermacon Service Company today: 866-797-1535.
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