The HVAC system in your Jacksonville, Florida, home works hard to maintain a comfortable indoor atmosphere in our hot, humid climate. When you installed your system, it was a significant investment. In order to protect your investment, HVAC maintenance is necessary.
HVAC manufacturers put a lifespan of about 10 to 15 years on their equipment. But this estimate assumes that the owner is keeping up with regular maintenance.
Similar to your car, a heating and cooling system requires some basic upkeep to function. If you never change the oil in your vehicle, it won’t last very long. Failing to keep up with necessary HVAC maintenance will have the same effect. The moving parts of the system will function best when they’re properly cleaned and maintained.
Another major benefit of HVAC maintenance is improved efficiency. When you skip your annual tune-up, you’ll probably notice that your energy bills start increasing.
During HVAC maintenance, a service technician will perform a full inspection of the system and do some light cleaning to remove dirt and dust that builds up through normal use. This will ensure efficient operation. As a result, you’ll spend less on monthly heating and cooling costs.
An HVAC system that’s properly maintained is less likely to have a catastrophic breakdown. Your service technician will keep an eye on the system every year and look for any areas of concern during the annual tune-up.
If anything is wrong in the furnace or air conditioner, the service technician can perform a repair right away instead of allowing the system to continue to run. For example, if a belt in the air conditioner is starting to fray, replacing it can prevent the belt from breaking off and whipping around, which could cause further damage.
Protect your investment and schedule your HVAC maintenance service today. Contact Ed’s Comfort Solutions at 904-201-4779 to book your appointment as soon as possible.
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