If you’ve ever considered doing your own air conditioner maintenance to save money, you’re not alone. While it’s attractive, trying to tune up your own air conditioner may result in more expenses or damage to your system. Your machine is more complicated than you might think. Even if DIY isn’t your thing, you might be thinking about not scheduling your service appointment to reduce costs. That could also lead to more expensive results. You may not have experienced any issues over the recent months, but things change.
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 necessary training: While you can learn a lot about your home’s system through your owner’s guide and the internet, it won’t provide the education an expert gets from certified institutions. Following their education, our technicians at Contra Costa Heating & AC are experts in whatever your HVAC system needs. It’s much easier to trust their work now rather than having to make an emergency AC repair after some well-intentioned DIY work.
- Technician tune-ups are more comprehensive: 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. 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: A professional will have an easier time looking for any potential issues. Continuing to run your air conditioner could cause serious damage that ends with expensive repairs or even replacement. The experts at Contra Costa Heating & AC can identify issues before they become too serious—saving you money in the end. In addition, maintenance on your system helps it run more efficiently, saving you even more.
There’s still time to schedule your annual maintenance appointment. Contra Costa Heating & AC will make sure your system is working appropriately. Give us a call at 510-343-9841 to book an appointment with us. We’ll make sure your home stays comfortable all through the warmer months.