Benefits of Routine HVAC Maintenance01/29/2015As often as the comforts of home are fleeting thoughts, you’d think there would be a little more consideration for the things that help offer that comfort. Whether it’s an air conditioner in the warmer months or a furnace in the winter, having routine maintenance performed on your HVAC equipment is key to keeping your home comfortable all the time. Scheduling routine maintenance is not only easy to do, but affords you these benefits: Greater efficiency: keeping your HVAC equipment maintained allows it to run how it was designed to run – at its most efficient level. And an HVAC system running at its best means that you can save money month after month. Longer lifespan: routine maintenance doesn’t just affect your system’s efficiency, but also plays a part in the life of your HVAC equipment. Keeping up with pre-arranged maintenance can lessen the need for repairs while also improving the life of the system. In that regard, HVAC equipment is like a car. If you take care of it, it will take care of you. Heightened comfort: when your HVAC equipment is working at its highest, your home will be at its most comfortable because the system is working as it should be. Setting up routine maintenance for your HVAC equipment makes certain you won’t be left with a non-working furnace in the middle of winter or a busted air conditioner on the hottest day of the year. Increased reliability: when winter is its coldest and summer is its hottest, you really rely on the comfort that your HVAC equipment offers. It’s during these months of heavy usage that you truly reap the benefits of a well-maintained system. Performing routine maintenance ensures you won’t have to worry about the reliability of your system when you need it most. Sure, routine maintenance isn’t the most exciting thing to think about, but when you consider all of the benefits that come from doing it, it’s hard to overlook. If you’d like to hear more about the importance of routine maintenance or have any questions about your HVAC equipment, don’t hesitate giving Freed Heating & Air Conditioning in Moline a call at 309-762-3641.