Why You Should Schedule AC Maintenance This Spring

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Anyone who has ever experienced an AC breakdown in the middle of a heatwave can tell you just how miserable it is. Here at Pro Energy Solutions, we are in the business of keeping your home and family comfortable, which is why we want to make sure you don’t skip out on AC maintenance this spring. Much like your car, your air conditioner needs to be regularly inspected and tuned up by a professional in order to ensure it runs properly when you need it most. If you haven’t already added AC maintenance to your to-do list this season, you will by the end of this blog!

What Happens During an AC Maintenance Appointment?

When performing AC maintenance, your technician is sure to examine every component of your system, run a full safety and performance test, and identify areas for improvement. This allows you to take care of any problem areas before they cause major damage to your system.

Additional maintenance tasks include:

  • Changing out the filter
  • Lubricating motor parts
  • Tightening loose electrical connections
  • Cleaning dirty parts
  • Checking refrigerant levels
  • Testing the thermostat

Key Benefits of Regular AC Maintenance

Routine maintenance is the key to a healthy, lasting air conditioner. And, by scheduling maintenance during spring, you can ensure your system is completely ready to beat the summer heat and keep your family cool all season long.

Additional benefits of AC maintenance include:

  • Significantly reduces the risk of breakdowns and repairs
  • Helps your system maintain peak energy efficiency
  • Keeps airflow strong and consistent
  • Extends the lifespan of your system
  • Protects your manufacturer’s warranty
  • Keeps your home cool and comfortable
  • Improves the safety and performance of your system

Other Ways You Can Take Care of Your AC

In addition to annual springtime AC maintenance, there are a few things you can do to take care of your AC during the year. Experts recommend leaving all of your air registers open, routinely clearing away any debris or yard tools blocking your outside AC unit, changing your air filter every 1-3 months, and never putting off repairs. Ignoring problems with your system, even if they appear to be minor, can cause extensive damage to your system.

Signs you need AC repair include:

  • There was an unexpected spike in your utility bills
  • Your AC cycles on and off constantly
  • You have to adjust your thermostat all the time
  • Certain rooms are much cooler than others
  • Your home is always dusty after running the AC
  • Your AC is making strange noises
  • There are odd smells coming from your air registers
  • Your home is too humid
  • Water is leaking from the outside unit
  • Your AC is blowing warm air

What Happens When You Don’t Maintain Your System?

Still thinking about skipping out on maintenance this year? Think again. Every year that you skip annual maintenance, your AC drops in efficiency by 5% or more. That means that your AC will have to work harder and longer to try and cool your home, resulting in extremely high utility bills. In addition, improper maintenance is the leading cause of premature AC failure. Simply put, skipping out on maintenance will cost you more money and make your home less comfortable.

Schedule AC Maintenance with Pro Energy Solutions

Your air conditioner is one of your biggest investments, so let Pro Energy Solutions take care of it. Backed by nearly 40 years of service experience, you can trust we know a thing or two about how to keep your AC functioning at maximum efficiency and performance.

Our air conditioning services include:

And, in the event that your AC stops working at the worst possible time, call Pro Energy Solutions. Our team is ready to provide you with the expert service you need when you need it most.

Learn more about how you can benefit from spring AC maintenance by calling (800) 704-7340. We look forward to serving you!

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