Why Preventative Maintenance Matters So Much

Why Is My Furnace Making Noises?
January 23, 2019

During these bitter cold nights, we are reminded again about one of major component of caring for your property that most homeowners and business owners gloss over. One of the most important tasks that you can take care of, when it comes to your heating and cooling systems, is preventative maintenance. Yet, not enough people are concerned enough to schedule tune-ups and ongoing comfort system care. In the long run, you are only doing yourself a disservice and shortening the lifespan of your appliances and machinery.

How This Helps You

As a home or business owner, you want to make sure you keep your home in the best shape possible. One of the key ways to make this happen is by scheduling regular preventative maintenance. So what's the problem? Let's go over some common myths and misconceptions about preventative maintenance for HVAC systems.

"It's Not Like It'll Make That Much Of A Difference" - When your system runs more efficiently it means you spend less on your monthly energy bills. That means your system works more efficiently, making your property more comfortable - faster - for less money. That sounds like a pretty nice perk to us!

"I've Spent Enough On My Heating System or Air Conditioner - Isn't It Already Efficient?" Investing in preventative care means that you are investing back into your machinery. This helps your equipment perform better. Too often, people do not realize that the systems that they have in place are not working as well as they should be. You may not notice these drops in performance over time, but your system likely isn't working as well as it once did if you haven't been keeping up with maintenance. With preventative care, your heating and cooling systems should run as good as new, until the point that upgrades and repairs are absolutely necessary.

"I've Spent Enough On My Heating System or Air Conditioner - Shouldn't It Take Care Of Itself?" - Tune-ups are also a great way to extend the longevity of your appliances or overall system. When a system runs inefficiently, it operates for longer hours when it doesn't have to. Aside from wasting energy, small failing components can over exert other parts of your HVAC system that previously were in working order. This leads to additional breakdowns that were otherwise completely avoidable with a tune-up. Set your system up for long term success by making sure that it works as long as it should.

"It Is Too Expensive" - For one thing, preventative maintenance will help you save money. Maintenance helps prevent the need for emergency repairs, which can end up coasting you a great deal of money, especially if you find yourself in need of emergency replacement instead. Regularly scheduled tune-ups are not cost prohibitive - especially when you look at that small cost today versus the thought of being without heat on the coldest night of the year or without AC on the hottest day of the summer.

Making Good Choices

Take it from us. We have a collective 200+ years in the field, and we have seen the positive impact firsthand that preventative maintenance makes. At Superior Heating and Air, we take great pride in the work we do and in being able to help our local customers. Together, let’s build a long term working relationship and help ensure that your system continues to work the way that it should, for as long as possible.

If you are looking for a professional to help with your heating and air conditioning system preventative maintenance, please call us or complete our online request form.