The Importance of AC Maintenance for Boise, Nampa, and Treasure Valley Homeowners
Want to know the #1 reason that Air Conditioners fail?
It’s true. It’s the easiest thing a homeowner can do to contribute to their home comfort, and yet scheduling yearly AC maintenance is often overlooked.
With neglect comes the buildup of dirt & debris which causes your Air Conditioner to work even harder.
The downside of forgetting to service your Air Conditioner is that it’s going to cost you…. It’s just a matter of time. When your AC breaks down it will be an inconvenience that will cost you time. And when your AC fails it’s going to cost you money and that expense will happen sooner than if you tended to your AC regularly.
Why is AC Maintenance Important?
So you can stay comfortable of course! You’ll also get peace of mind and be prepared for the hot summer in addition to these amazing benefits:
Increased Efficiency: You want your Air Conditioner to run at peak performance, but over time, air conditioning systems can become clogged with dirt, dust, and other debris. This buildup can restrict airflow and make the system work harder to cool your home, which decreases its efficiency and increases energy costs. Regular maintenance is the easy answer that can prevent this buildup and ensure your system runs at its optimal level.
Extended Lifespan: Everything lasts longer when it’s taken care of, including your Air Conditioner. Neglecting AC maintenance can lead to expensive repairs and premature system failure. Regular maintenance can also help us detect small problems before they turn into big problems.
Improved Indoor Air Quality: A dirty or poorly maintained AC system can circulate pollutants and allergens in your home, which can lead to health problems such as asthma and allergies. Regular maintenance can ensure your system is clean and functioning properly, improving the quality of the air you breathe.
Cost Savings: By ensuring your AC system runs efficiently and preventing potential problems, regular maintenance can save you money on energy bills and expensive repairs.
What Should Homeowners Do to Maintain their AC System?
Schedule a professional AC safety and maintenance tune up before the hot summer months approach. Beat the crowds and get peace of mind by scheduling before the busy season. In the meantime, here are recommendations that will lead to a cool and comfy home this summer.
Change Your Air Filter: Get expert advice from our techs because you’ll want to find a rhythm of how often to change your air filter. For example, a home with a single person or a couple may only need to change the air filter every 6 months, while a family of five with multiple pets may need to do so every couple of months. Dirty air filters are a common cause of AC problems and decreased efficiency so it’s important to stay on top of air filter changes.
Clean the Outdoor Unit: The outdoor unit of your AC system can become clogged with dirt and debris, which can restrict airflow and decrease efficiency. Homeowners should regularly clean the unit with a hose and remove any debris from around it.
Install a Programmable Thermostat: Programmable thermostats allow homeowners to set the temperature to automatically adjust throughout the day, which can save money on energy bills and reduce wear and tear on the system.
Schedule Professional Maintenance: Although homeowners can perform some simple maintenance tasks themselves, it’s a must to have a professional safety and maintenance tune up at least once a year. Professional technicians can identify and prevent potential problems, clean the system thoroughly, and ensure it runs efficiently.
AC Maintenance is easy for Boise, Nampa, and the Treasure Valley homeowners. There’s just one thing you need to do once each year. Turn to the professionals at Peppy Heating and Cooling. They’re just a hop, skip and a jump away and ready to help you be prepared this summer.