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How Does Regular Maintenance Help the Life of Your HVAC System?

2 HVAC units outside homeIt may seem like maintaining your HVAC System is an unnecessary hassle, and there is no reason to trouble yourself with it until something goes wrong. However, regularly scheduled maintenance can work wonders in prolonging the life of your Cooling and Heating System, meaning that you can put off costly replacements. Here’s how:

How often does my HVAC System need maintenance?

It is generally recommended to have your System professionally cleaned and inspected twice per year. These visits will ensure that your system remains in excellent working order throughout the cold winter months, hot humid summers, and beyond, year after year. Any problems can be resolved as they arise, so there is a smaller likelihood of disastrous surprises popping up during the Northern Virginia weather.

What is achieved through scheduled maintenance?

Yearly maintenance visits can work wonders in keeping your home clean and safe along with helping the life of your HVAC system. A series of checks on essential components (electrical connections, safety controls, defrost operations…) will ensure that your unit is functioning correctly and, most importantly, safely.

Another essential aspect of HVAC maintenance is checking the cleanliness of your unit’s evaporator coil. This will improve the efficiency of your system, helping the flow of air throughout your home. Other checks and cleaning operations of this nature will lower the possibility of harmful emissions.

Finally, lubricating the non-sealed motor bearings of your fan motor can work wonders in prolonging the motor’s life, allowing you to avoid costly repairs or replacements.

At Service Specialties, Inc., we fully understand the importance of regular maintenance in maintaining the life of your HVAC System and ensuring the safety and cleanliness of your home’s environment. We do our best to make the process as simple as possible for our customers. Our HVAC Membership is an excellent way to consistently keep your HVAC system in great shape. However, if you do have an urgent problem with your system, take advantage of our fast, fairly-priced emergency service calls.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, don’t hesitate to call us or schedule a service call online today.

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