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Why You Need a Professional to Conduct AC Maintenance

September 12, 2018

If the thought of servicing your air conditioner by yourself has come up, you aren’t the only one. While it’s tempting, trying to tune up your own air conditioner may result in more expenses or damage to your system. Your HVAC system is more complicated than you might think. Even if you aren’t a handyman, you might be thinking about skipping your annual appointment to save some cash. That could also lead to more expensive results. You may not have experienced any issues over the recent months, but that doesn’t mean it will continue that way forever.

Whether you’re contemplating 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 right training: Although we have an abundance of information and helpful tips with the internet, it won’t provide the education a professional 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 than having to make costly repairs after.
  • Technician tune ups are more thorough: The professionals will take a look at all of the different components during the appointment. They’ll assess your thermostat settings, refrigerant level, electrical and moving components and your system controls. While they’re checking your system, they’ll be on the look out for indications of more serious issues.
  • You can see cost-savings after a professional tune up: A professional will have an easier time looking for any potential issues. Continuing to run your unit could cause serious damage that ends with expensive repairs or even replacement. The professionals at Contra Costa Heating & AC can acknowledge issues before they become too serious—reducing your expenses. In addition, maintenance on your system helps it run more efficiently, saving you even more.

But don’t worry, you still have time to have a professional come out for your annual maintenance. Contra Costa Heating & AC is here to help ensure your air conditioner is running as it should. Call us at 510-343-9841 to arrange an appointment with us. You can rest easy knowing it’s been professionally maintained and ready to keep you cool.