When it comes to air conditioning, most people take an “if it’s not broken, don’t fix it” approach. As long as it runs and keeps the air cool, most people don’t worry about it. But regular air conditioning maintenance is always a good idea, especially now before the summer starts in earnest. The heat waves here in Fresno, CA can be brutal, and a maintenance session can help you prepare for them properly. What are the benefits of air conditioning maintenance? Read on for the answers.
Maintenance sessions look for little issues that might be leaching power from your system: loose bolts, low refrigerant levels and similar small problems that force your system to work harder than it should. A maintenance session can reduce those issues to a minimum, improving your system’s efficiency and lowering your monthly bills in the bargain.
A maintenance session can spot potentially large problems while they are still small and manageable. That allows you to lower the cost of repairs considerably, turning a potentially devastating problem into an easily solved one. In addition, because the technician can identify a problem early, you can schedule the repair at your leisure, instead of waiting for a breakdown and rushing to fix it while your household bakes in the heat.
Preventing a Breakdown
Because maintenance sessions are designed to keep your air conditioner running at its best, you reduce the chances of a severe breakdown. The heat in the Central Valley can get blistering in the summer. A maintenance session can give you peace of mind when the temperature rises: assuring you that your system will deliver cool air when you need it.
For more on the benefits of air conditioning maintenance, or to schedule a session this spring, contact the professionals at Donald P. Dick Air Conditioning. Our trained technicians will give your system a thorough inspection and make sure you’re ready for summer!